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Coleman Allen

Coleman Allen

Partner and Trial Attorney; Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
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Summary

Recognized as an experienced and successful trial attorney, Coleman is dedicated to achieving superior results for all of his clients in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, airplane accidents and product liability. He passionately litigates on their behalf and is undeterred by difficult circumstances or special challenges.

With impressive skill in the courtroom, Coleman presents thoroughly prepared cases in a persuasive and articulate manner. He often takes creative and innovative approaches in order to advance his clients' causes.

While he thrives in a courtroom environment, Coleman is equally well known for his skills as an accomplished negotiator. Understanding the costs, risks and delays associated with litigation, he has distinguished himself by negotiating effectively very favorable settlements for his clients. Whether in the courtroom or through negotiation, he strives to achieve the best result he can for his clients.

Coleman promotes great professionalism and legal expertise by actively and eagerly sharing his knowledge and skills with his colleagues, both inside the law firm and with the bar generally. He often leads seminars and panels to instruct and facilitate discussions focusing on personal injury practice, insurance and trial advocacy.

In the strong tradition of his father and grandfather before him, Coleman recognizes the importance of working closely with local, state and federal politicians to maintain and improve rights for personal injury victims. He understands the critical importance of ensuring the rights of others throughout all government systems and branches.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Virginia
West Virginia
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner and Trial Attorney
Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
- Current
President
Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
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Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (1980) | Law
University of Virginia
MBA (1980) | Business Administration
Yale University
B.A. (1976)
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Awards
Leaders in the Law
Virginia Lawyers Weekly
The Professor W. McKinley Smiley, Jr. Lighthouse Award Winner
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Best Lawyers in Richmond Listing
Richmond Magazine
Listed
Best Lawyers in America
(1995 - Present)
Listed
Virginia Super Lawyers
(2006 - 2013, 2015 - Present)
AV Peer Review Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Recipient, Patrick Henry Award for steadfast devotion to the just and sound government of the commonwealth
National Guard Association of the United States
Named to Mandatory Professional Ethics Program Faculty
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia
(1992 - 1995)
Professional Associations
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
Current
Brain Injury Association of Virginia
Member
Current
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Past Chairman of Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers
Current
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
Roscoe Pound Foundation
Fellow
Current
American Board of Trial Advocates
Advocate
Current
Boyd-Graves Conference
Member
Current
Masters of Advocacy Seminar, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Faculty
Current
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
Virginia State Bar # 19847
Member
Current
Souther Trial Layers Association
Founding Fellow and Former President
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
President
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Sources of Coverage: Insurance Coverage for Personal Injury Actions in Virginia
5th Edition, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Richmond Homepage
Website
Coleman Allen - Biography
Blog
Allen & Allen - Law Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
1809 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
USA
Telephone: (804) 353-1200