Meet Attorney Jonathan E. Halperin

Top-Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Richmond, VA

Jonathan Halperin

When you've been injured, don't take chances with your future. The insurance company will not offer you a fair amount of compensation, which is why you're going to need a skilled, aggressive Richmond personal injury lawyer to fight for you during this time.

Meet Jonathan Halperin, an AV® Rated attorney with a wealth of experience from trials in both state and federal courts. He was selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer® and was named to Super Lawyers'® 2017 List of Top 100 Attorneys in Virginia and Top 50 Attorneys in Richmond. Jonathan has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Richmond in Richmond's Style Weekly, and was just recently selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 and 2017 Editions from Best Lawyers®. With his "10 out of 10" Superb Avvo score, he is a force to be reckoned with.

Mr. Halperin has been in practice for over 24 years, and during that time, he has left his mark on the world through ground-breaking legal actions. He has fought for the rights of victims, pursued many cases that challenged harmful products, and kept true to his focus on personal injury law.

His accomplishments include:

  • Selected as a Top Tier 1 Richmond Metro Law Firm by US News & World Report
  • A long list of successful outcomes.
  • Selected as Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Virginia by Super Lawyers® for 2017
  • Named one of the Top 50 Attorneys in RIchmond by Super Lawyers® for 2017
  • The establishment of the new tort of spoliation for destruction of evidence in the District of Columbia
  • The establishment of dram-shop liability in the District of Columbia for restaurants serving alcohol to minors
  • Taught Federal Practice and Procedure as an Adjunct Professor of Law the Catholic University of America and Columbus School of Law
  • Teaches Continuing Legal Education to the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Taught Continuing Legal Education courses for the District of Columbia Bar
  • Was chosen to coach the American University Law School National Moot Court Team
  • Served as a Delegate to the Judicial Conference for the D.C. Court of Appeals
  • Served as a Steering Committee Member of the Injury to Persons and Property Section Committee of the D.C. Bar
  • Served as Master of the Bench of the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court

Long History with Law

Before he came to Richmond, Mr. Halperin was a Senior and Founding Partner of a boutique litigation law firm in Washington, D.C. He has lectured extensively in the fields of personal injury and trial law. Additionally, he taught federal practice and procedure at The Colombus School of Law for 7 years. After his many accomplishments in education, he continues to present legal education courses and seminars to attorneys and legal staff for the Virginia Trial Lawyers' Association and the National Business Institute. He has also lectured on behalf of the Roscoe Pound Foundation regarding the fundamentals of trial practice.

Education

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law - Juris Doctor 1991
  • George Washington University - Bachelor of Science 1987

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Memberships & Honors

  • Selected as a Top Tier 1 Richmond Metro Law Firm by US News & World Report
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 and 2017 edition from Best Lawyers®
  • Selected as Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Voted one of Richmond's Best Lawyers by Style Weekly
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Rated for over 10 years
  • Selected to Virginia Super Lawyers (only the top 5% of attorneys in each state receive this honor)
  • AVVO Superb "10 out of 10" client rating
  • American Association for Justice
  • On the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (former Steering Committee Member of the Injury to Persons and Property Section)
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington (Former Member of Board of Governors - 6 years)
  • Master of the Bench of the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court (1992 - 2005)
  • American University Law School National Moot Court Team Coach (1999)
  • Delegate - Judicial Conference for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Catholic University of America, Federal Practice 1998-2005

If you need a talented, experienced, and motivated Richmond personal injury lawyer to fight on your behalf, look no further than Jonathan Halperin. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation!

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