W. Coleman Allen, Jr. has been selected as a Leader in the Law for 2009 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. This award honors outstanding members of Virginia’s legal community, by recognizing them for leadership in the practice of law, work within the legal community, and within the community at large. The honorees are selected following a statewide peer-nomination process, in which attorneys in the Commonwealth of Virginia nominate other attorneys whom they feel are worthy of special recognition. The honorees will be announced in the October 5th issue of Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly and Mr. Allen will accept the Award at the Leaders in the Law gala on October 22, 2009.
W. Coleman Allen, Jr has been a practicing trial attorney with the personal injury law firm of Allen & Allen for thirty years. He has earned a national reputation as a resourceful, skillful advocate in handling many diverse types of litigation including products liability, aviation, defamation, trucking accidents, wrongful death and class action lawsuits. He is a Past-President of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association as well as the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1995.