Jonathan E. Halperin

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Glen Allen, Virginia

Halperin Law Center
Jonathan E. Halperin
Halperin Law Center

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Civil Rights; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 1991

Education: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024
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Halperin Law Center

4435 Waterfront Dr
Suite 100
Glen Allen, VA 23060 Visit website


Attorney Jonathan E. Halperin, of Halperin Law Center in Glen Allen, Virginia, focuses his practice on personal injury law. Mr. Halperin represents individuals who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one due to negligence in Glen Allen, Richmond and the surrounding areas.

Rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Halperin has more than two decades of legal experience. This experience has led to him being highly recognized for his accomplishments within the legal profession over the course of his career. He was named one of the “Best Lawyers in Richmond” by Richmond’s Style Weekly and also was named in “The Best Lawyers in America.”  He was selected as a "Top 50" lawyer ir Richmond and  "Top 100" Super Lawyer in The Commonwealth of Virginia and has been chosen by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as a "Leader in the Law."  He currently serves as the Chairman of the Civil Rights Section of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and is on the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA).

Mr. Halperin has taught courses at various continuing legal education events and for groups including the National Business Institute, the Pound Civil Justice Institute and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He has also served as an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.

Mr. Halperin has served the legal profession in additional ways including participating as master of the bench for the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court and coaching the national moot court team at the American University Washington College of Law. Along with being admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, he is also licensed to appear before a number of federal courts.

Holding a bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University, Mr. Halperin earned his law degree from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. He is a member of various bar associations and professional organizations including the Richmond Bar Association, the National Center for Victims of Crime and the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Rights

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Police Misconduct, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

First Admitted: 1991, Virginia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Professor, Federal Practice and Procedure, 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
  • AVVO Superb "10 out of 10" client rating
  • Selected to Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers & Top 50 Richmond Super Lawyers lists
  • Selected as a Top Tier 1 Richmond Metro Law Firm by US News & World Report
  • Voted one of Richmond's Best Lawyers by Style Weekly
  • Selected as a Top Tier 1 Richmond Metro Law Firm by US News & World Report
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Rated for over 10 years
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 through 2021 editions from Best Lawyers®, Best Lawyers in America
  • Selected as Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
Educational Background:
  • George Washington University, Bachelor of Science, 1987
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Maryland, 1992
  • Federal Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • American Association for Justice, Civil Rights Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (former Steering Committee Member of the Injury to Persons and Property Section)
  • American University Law School National Moot Court Team Coach, 1999
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Master of the Bench of the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court, 1992 - 2005
  • Commonwealth of Virginia, 1991
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Catholic University of America and Columbus School of Law
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, Former Member of Board of Governors - 6 years
  • Delegate - Judicial Conference for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • One Million Dollar groundbreakingthird party texting while driving settlement in motorcycle death case., 2014
  • 1.2 Million Dollar jury verdict in multicar collision in Richmond.  This was the 16th largest verdict in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 2014, 2014
  • 37.8 Million Dollar verdict in defective truck tire case against Hankook Tire, tried by a jury of 11 in The United States District Court for The Eastern District if Virginia, Richmond Division, involving catastrophic injuries., 2018
  • Record settling prisoner's civil rights settlement in excess of Three Million Dollars against the City or Richmond, The Sheriff and a medical contractor, 2015
  • 2.2 Million Dollar Settlement in tractor trailer death case of 60 year old wife and mother, 2015

Office location for Jonathan E. Halperin

4435 Waterfront Dr
Suite 100
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Phone: 804-527-0100

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