June 14, 2013 – The 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers list has been announced and eight attorneys from the personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen were included: Edward L. Allen, George E. Allen, III, W. Coleman Allen, Jr., P. Christopher Guedri, Paul D. Hux, James Mick “Jamie” Kessel, Jason, W. Konvicka and Malcolm P. “Mic” McConnell. Richmond Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine released Virginia Super Lawyers on June 14, 2010. Only 5% of lawyers in the state of Virginia are named Super Lawyers.
Virginia Super Lawyers is a listing of attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement from more than 70 practice areas. Research, polling and selection are performed by Law & Politics Magazine, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics established the Super Lawyers listings in 1991. Super Lawyers can be found online at superlawyers.com.
Edward L. Allen is an accomplished litigator who has tried and won an impressive variety of personal injury cases in state and federal courts including automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability, motorcycle accidents and wrongful death cases. He is the managing Partner for Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen’s Fredericksburg, Virginia office and has a strong commitment to helping clients injured through no fault of their own. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and served as the President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association from 2011-2012.
Located in the Allen Law Firm’s Richmond, VA office, George E. Allen, III‘s significant achievements in personal injury include numerous wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. With a career spanning forty years, he has litigated a broad range of personal injury cases in both State and Federal courts including brain injury, tractor trailer accidents and products liability. Mr. Allen has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. He is a former President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
W. Coleman Allen, Jr. has gained a national reputation as an effective advocate who has successfully handled diverse types of litigation including products liability, aviation, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and class action lawsuits at both the appellate and trial level. With a career spanning over thirty years, he is an accomplished personal injury trial attorney in the Richmond, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. He has served as President for the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1995. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
P. Christopher Guedri‘s ability to master complex technical, scientific and medical facts has made him a formidable adversary who delivers exceptional results in the courtroom including multi million dollar verdicts listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Top Verdicts.” He is a Partner with Allen & Allen in Richmond, VA. His victories include substantial courtroom verdicts and outstanding settlements in cases involving traumatic brain injury, tractor trailer accidents, product defects, wrongful death, and catastrophic injuries. In 2008 he was elected as a Fellow for the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Guedri has an AV rating from Martindale Hubble and was listed in the “Legal Elite Best Lawyers” by Virginia Business Magazine in 2005 and 2008.
Paul D. Hux is armed with a passion for litigation and a broad range of experience in personal injury cases and jury trials. He has obtained impressive trial results and is willing to go to trial rather than take an offer he does not believe is fair to his client. As managing trial attorney for the Allen Law Firm’s Petersburg, VA office, he specializes in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents and premises liability. Mr. Hux was recognized by The Allen Law Firm with the “Fireman Award” in 2003 for his extraordinary willingness to help and assist his colleagues at the firm.
James Mick “Jamie” Kessel is an experienced personal injury trial attorney and has handled cases in State and Federal Courts throughout Virginia and West Virginia. He has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of those who have been seriously injured or killed because of the negligence of others. He has obtained an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was selected as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers from 2010 – 2012. He was also honored with the distinction of “Legal Elite” in litigation by Virginia Business Magazine from 2010-2012.
A tireless advocate, Jason W. Konvicka has built a distinguished career representing personal injury victims for almost 20 years. Jason’s keen interest in complex medical issues have enabled him to achieve numerous record setting verdicts on behalf of clients severely injured through the use of defective medical devices or negligence. Additionally, he has achieved impressive verdicts and settlements for clients in wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and tractor trailer accident cases. Mr. Konvicka is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate and he has successfully argued before the Virginia Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Malcolm P. McConnell, III leads The Allen Law Firm’s medical malpractice litigation team and is one of Virginia’s most respected medical malpractice attorneys. Over the years, he has litigated complex malpractice cases involving almost every medical specialty. He enjoys an impressive record of success, having won “top ten” verdicts in Virginia. He was recently named Best Lawyers‘ 2013 Richmond, VA Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and was noted as a “Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer” by Richmond Magazine. Mr. McConnell is certified in medical malpractice law by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and serves on its Board of Governors.
About the Firm:
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia and the United States limiting its practice to personal injury. In business for over 100 years, the firm currently has 26 attorneys who handle death cases as well as personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, brain injury, medical malpractice, product liability and more. Allen & Allen has eight offices located throughout Virginia in Richmond, Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Mechanicsville, Short Pump, Chesterfield County, Garrisonville, and Charlottesville.
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