Richard Charles Armstrong

Richard Charles Armstrong

Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen
  • Personal Injury
  • New York, Virginia
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Summary

Richard is an experienced and skilled attorney working in the Charlottesville, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. He has dedicated his career to fighting for justice for his clients, guided by a singular philosophy: the case belongs to the client. Richard focuses on a variety of personal injury matters, including wrongful death, automobile and tractor trailer accidents, and accidents involving drunk drivers.
After receiving his law degree from the University of Virginia, Richard worked as a public defender in New York City for 13 years. He returned to Virginia in 2000 and continues to litigate cases in the Commonwealth.
Richard is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor reserved for attorneys who have achieved trial verdicts of $1 million or more. He has been honored by the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association for work on friend of the court briefs to the Supreme Court of Virginia. He has presented at various seminars and has published several articles in the Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
Richard is very involved in the Charlottesville community. He serves on the board of the Albemarle County Service Authority. Richard is also an acting board member for the Jefferson Swim League and Madison House and has served as President for both organizations.
Richard is married and has two children. His wife, Andrea, is also an attorney and works for UVA as the Director of Virginia Status. Richard has traveled extensively and has visited several countries including Vietnam, Bali, Turkey, Nicaragua, and Cuba. In his spare time, he can be found swimming, biking, traveling, and dining out with his wife.
Experience
• Trial Attorney, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2017-Present )
• Attorney, Lenhart Pettit (2008-2017)
• Attorney, Richmond and Fishburne (2004-2008)
• Attorney, Wyatt & Armstrong (2001-2004)

Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law
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University of Virginia
B.A. (1984) | Political & Social Thought
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Honors: Graduated with Distinction
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Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen
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Lenhart Pettit
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Trial Attorney
Richmond and Fishburne
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Trial attorney
Wyatt & Armstrong
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Supervising Attorney
Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division
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Trial Attorney
Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division
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Publications
Articles & Publications
“A Primer on the Fifth Amendment in Civil Litigation”
VTLA Journal
How to Recover When the Treating Physician Won't Get on the Bus
VTLA Journal
HIPAA Regulations and Client Privacy
VTLA Journal
The Myth of the Charitable Physician
VTLA Journal
Speaking Engagements
Evaluating and Settling Personal Injury Claims, Virginia CLE Seminar, Charlottesville, Va
Tort-Related Damages, Virginia CLE Seminar, Charlottesville, Va
Awards
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
amicus curiae honor roll (2006, 2017)
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court
Member, Past President
- Current
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Virginia State Bar # 46053
Member
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Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar # 2167294
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Virginia
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Fees
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Websites & Blogs
Website
Allen and Allen
Contact & Map
Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen
2100 Rio Hil Center
Charlottesville, VA 22901
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 388-6408
Telephone: (434) 284-4287
Fax: (434) 284-4299