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Robert E. Byrne, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charlottesville, VA

MartinWren, P.C.
400 Locust Avenue, Suite 1
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-817-3100
Fax: 434-817-3110
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Robert E. Byrne, Jr. helps individuals who have been injured by the wrongful acts of others. Bob has extensive experience representing individuals who have been hurt or killed in trucking accidents, car accidents, and medical malpractice. Bob is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Plaintiffs' Trial Lawyers in Virginia. Bob is a member of the American Association for Justice's Trucking Litigation Group and Brain Injury Litigation Group.  Bob represents clients throughout Virginia.  

Bob earned his B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and his J.D., cum laude, from Regent University School of Law, where he served as the Chairman of Regent's Moot Court Board. Following law school, Bob clerked for the Honorable D. Arthur Kelsey, who now serves as a justice on the Supreme Court of Virginia.

About Robert E. Byrne, Jr.

First Admitted: 2002, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized as Super Lawyer in Plaintiff's Personal Injury Law, Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  • Significant Service Award, Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference, 2009
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyer Under 40 in Virginia, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • Young Lawyer of the Year, Virginia State Bar, 2010
  • AV-rated Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011

Educational Background

  • Cornell University, B.S., Industrial & Labor Relations, 1997


  • $700,000 settlement for truck driver in mild traumatic brain injury case, 2020
  • $615,000 settlement for coverage limits in trucking accident involving a complicated mild traumatic brain injury, 2021
  • $960,000 wrongful death settlement in trucking case for retired gentleman, 2020

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Co-teacher with wife, Lauren Byrne, of Grief Share class for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, 2020
  • Member & Elder, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association -- Board of Governors and Co-chair of Amicus Committee, 2020
  • Virginia State Bar -- Vice-Chair of Litigation Section Board of Governors, 2020
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Office Location for Robert E. Byrne, Jr.

400 Locust Avenue
Suite 1
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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