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101 S. Jefferson Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 601
Roanoke, VA 24004-0601

401 E. Market Street, Suite 105
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

T: [540/343-9711] F: [540/343-9713]
jel@vatrials.com
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Name
John Lichtenstein

John E. Lichtenstein is a founding member of Lichtenstein Law Group PLC. Over 28 years of practice, he has tried to verdict and successfully resolved through negotiation hundreds of cases involving severe, life-altering injury and wrongful death. Among Mr. Lichtensteinís trials and settlements are multiple individual results exceeding one million dollars. He and the firm, along with co- counsel, secured the largest jury verdict in Virginia in 2014, of $20,000,000.00. Mr. Lichtensteinís injury and wrongful death cases involve defective products, medical malpractice, automobile and tractor- trailer crashes, traumatic brain injury and other settings. Often, his cases concern complex liability and damages issues.

As well, for all of his career, Mr. Lichtenstein has tried to verdict and successfully resolved through negotiation cases involving serious criminal allegations in both federal and state courts. Mr. Lichtensteinís criminal practice ranges from the defense of companies, corporate owners and executives accused of financial crimes, including fraud, money laundering, and tax offenses; the defense of medical corporations and physicians accused of health care fraud; the defense of pain medicine physicians and their practices, and many other issues.

Mr. Lichtenstein has served his profession and been honored to be elected President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) (2015-2016), and to have served for many years on the Associationís Board of Governors and as the Associationís past Legislative Chair. As well, Mr. Lichtenstein was privileged to serve on the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section, and as Chair of the Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section in 2007-2008.

Mr. Lichtenstein has been honored to be inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a strictly invitation-only organization of the most respected trial lawyers in the United States and Canada, in the opinion of judges and fellow practitioners. Membership is limited to no more than one percent of the lawyers in any individual state. He currently serves on the Collegeís Virginia State Committee.

As well, Mr. Lichtenstein has been honored to be inducted as a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. Also a strictly invitation-only organization, membership recognizes exceptional trial skills and ethics in criminal practice, as well as major felony trial experience.

Mr. Lichtenstein is honored to be recognized by his peers and listed in Best Lawyers in America in personal injury/medical malpractice, as well as criminal defense practice. He is listed in Super Lawyers Magazine in the multiple fields of Personal Injury-Defective Products, Personal Injury-General, and Criminal Defense Ė including listing in the Top 50 and Top 100 Super Lawyers in Virginia.

Mr. Lichtenstein is a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. He has been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as a Leader in the Law. He is a Master in the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court. He has also been featured by Virginia Business Magazine and is listed in its Legal Elite editions. He has been named Best Lawyer by Roanoker Magazine and SWOCO.

A frequent lecturer to professional legal groups, Mr. Lichtenstein has taught continuing legal education seminars concerning many aspects of trial practice in the fields of Personal Injury and Criminal Defense. He is on the Faculty of the Virginia College of Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Lichtenstein is a 1983 graduate of the University of Virginia where he was Chair of the Honor Committee and a member of the Raven Society. He graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1986.

Mr. Lichtenstein is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference), the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia, and all trials courts of Virginia. As well, he has been admitted pro hac vice, for individual cases in trial courts outside of Virginia.

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia (B.A. 1983)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • All Virginia Trial Courts

HONORS

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation
  • President, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2015-2016)
  • Chair, Criminal Law Section, Virginia State Bar (2007-2008)

Bar Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) (President, 2015-2016)
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ) (Council of Presidents Ė 2015-2016)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Roanoke and Richmond Bar Associations

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Past President, Temple Emanuel, Roanoke, VA
  • Service on various Boards, non-profit organizations

ATTORNEYS

John E. Lichtenstein
Gregory Lyons
Carrol Ching
Joanna Meyer

Product Liability
Medical Malpractice
Serious Personal Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
Automobile Crashes
Tractor Trailer Crashes
Criminal Defense
Contact Us
Main Office Location
Lichtenstein Law Group PLC
Liberty Trust Building
Suite 400, 101 South Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 601
Roanoke, Virginia 24004-0601
Phone: 540-343-9711
Telefax: 540-343-9713
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Charlottesville Office
401 E. Market Street, Suite 105
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-220-3765
Staffed by Appointment Only

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