On September 24, 2008, P. Christopher Guedri of Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen, was inducted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He joined the Allen Law Firm’s three existing Fellows: Ashby B. Allen, George E. Allen III and W. Coleman Allen. Membership to the Academy is limited to 500 Fellows from the United States. The standards of admission are extremely high and trial attorneys are nominated based on outstanding skill and extensive experience as a trial lawyer. They are judged on honesty and integrity and must have an unimpeachable personal and professional character.
Recognized as the most prestigious organization of trial lawyers in the world, The International Academy of Trial Lawyers was chartered in 1954. The goals of the Academy are to protect and honor the American jury system, elevate the standards of integrity, honor and civility in the legal profession, defend the principle of judicial independence and facilitate the administration of justice. The Academy also strives to assist the development of sound principles of law in emerging nations.
Mr. Guedri joined the Allen Law Firm in 1991. A take-charge lawyer, his forceful personality compliments his exceptional litigation and negotiating skills. His ability to master complex technical, scientific, and medical information has made him a formidable adversary in the broad range of personal injury cases he has handled over the last 25 years. Mr. Guedri brings to every case his strong intellect, innate sense of practicality, and his burning desire to win. Mr. Guedri has secured many notable courtroom victories for his clients. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1995, has been among Virginia’s Super Lawyers and has been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite in Civil Litigation by Virginia Business Magazine. Mr. Guedri currently works in the Allen Law Firm’s Richmond, Virginia branch.