John D. Whittington

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Manassas, VA

John D. Whittington, PC
 | 9214 Center Street. 3rd Floor, Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 703-257-5668
Fax: 703-257-5673
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John D. Whittington is the founder of the law firm of John D. Whittington, PC, in Manassas, Virginia. With more than 35 years of experience in civil litigation, Mr. Whittington concentrates his practice on personal injury, wrongful death and workers’ compensation matters. He represents the injured and their families in cases involving motor vehicle collisions, brain injury, spinal injury and other catastrophic injuries. He also represents people who have suffered workplace injuries in Virginia.  

Mr. Whittington earned his law degree from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, graduating with distinction, where he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and West Virginia.

Recognized for his professionalism and dedication to his clients, Mr. Whittington has been rated AV Preeminent,* the highest possible rating, by the attorney peer review service Martindale-Hubbell. He is rated 10/10 with AVVO. The Prince William County Bar Association presented  him the Arthur W. Sinclair Professionalism Award in 2012, and Richmond Magazine put him in its list of the top attorneys in the region.

Mr. Whittington serves as a commissioner in chancery for the Prince William County Circuit Court and also participates on the Virginia Medical Malpractice Review Panel. He is also an active member of the Prince William County Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, the West Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Whittington is a past member of the Virginia State Bar Committee on Lawyer Discipline (COLD), where he served as Vice-Chair his final 2 years. He also is an Emeritus member of the George Mason American Inn of Court, a group composed of attorneys, Judges and law students who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal representation for their clients and the standards of civility within their profession. Mr. Whittington is also a member of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia where he has served on the Board.

*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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Workers' Compensation (20%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About John Whittington

Admitted: 1981, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.whittingtonlaw.net/about-the-firm/john-whittingto...

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2001
  • Top Attorneys in Virginia, Richmond Magazine, 2011
  • Super Lawyer, SuperLawyers, 2012
  • Arthur W. Sinclair Professionalism Award, Prince William County Bar Association, 2012
  • Delta Theta Phi
  • With Distinction, George Mason University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Virginia State Bar, Fee Dispute Committe, Chair, 31st Judicial District, 2004-2013
  • Virginia State Bar, Commitee on Lawyer Discipline, Vice Chair, 2006-2012
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member, 1997-Present
  • George Mason American Inn of Court, Master Emeritus, 2014 - Present
  • West Virginia, 1997-2016
  • Virginia, 1981-2016
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2001 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar's Professionalism Course, Former Faculty Member
  • Medical Malpractice Review Panel, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Professionalism Committee, 2007-2008
  • Virginia State Bar, Council Representative, 31st Judicial District, 2004-2010
  • Prince William County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2012-2014
  • George Mason American Inn of Court, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Prince William County Bar Association, 1981-Present
  •  Member, Virginia State Bar, 1981- Present
  • Prince William County, Virginia State Bar Council Representative, 2004 - 2010
  • Chairman, 1991 Eighth District Disciplinary Committee, Virginia State Bar
  • Commissioner in Chancery, Prince William County Circuit Court
  • Member, Eighth District Disciplinary Committee, Virginia State Bar, 1988 - 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1985

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Trustees, Secretary, prior Vice-President, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, 2004-2010
  • Prince William County Bar Foundation, Fundraising Committee, 2012-2015
  • Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, 1992 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Prince William County Bar Association, Professionalism, 2013
  • Analyzing a Disciplinary Case: The Adjudicator's Perspective, 32nd Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Conference, 2012
  • Managing Editor, George Mason University School of Law's Law Review, 1981
  • Jury Voir Dire, Advanced Trial Advocacy Class, 2013
  • Voir Dire, George Mason American Inn of Court, 2013
  • Civil Discovery, George Mason University School of Law, 2015
  • Investiture, Judge Mary Grace O"Brien, 2015

Educational Background:

  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, B.A. in Political Science and Spanish, 1977
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Office Location for John D. Whittington

9214 Center Street. 3rd Floor
Manassas, VA 20110

Phone: 703-257-5668

Fax: 703-257-5673

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Last Updated: 1/9/2019

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