Irvin V. Cantor

Irvin V. Cantor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Richmond, VA

Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner
 | 7130 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23226
Phone: 804-358-3804
Fax: 804-358-2571
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Irv Cantor is the Managing Director of Cantor, Stoneburner, Ford, Grana & Buckner. Irv’s practice is limited to representing plaintiffs in catastrophic injury and death cases, with an emphasis on traumatic brain injury cases. He is a past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, and the Virginia chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Irv has tried to verdict or settled over 1,750 personal injury cases in his career, including approximately 450 brain injury cases, and has obtained over 50 verdicts or settlements exceeding $1 million.

In 2016 and 2014, Irv was voted by his peers as "Richmond Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year" in Best Lawyers in America and is listed in both the personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law categories. Irv has been voted by his peers as one of the "Top 10 Virginia Super Lawyers" every year since 2012. He is also AV® rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Irv is a past president of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia and the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He also served as the chairman of the Brain Injury Association of America’s National Legal Conference.

About Irvin Cantor

Admitted: 1978, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.virginiatrialfirm.com/index.php/attorneys/irvin_v...

Honors/Awards:

  • "Legal Elite," in the category of Civil Litigation, named by Virginia Business magazine
  • Irv Cantor was elected to the inaugural class of the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame in 2018., Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice (2007-present)
  • Honored as a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, for significant contributions to the legal profession and community at large (2010)
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards
  • Recipient, 2010 Weinstock Award from the Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association of Justice
  • Brain Injury Association of America, Chairman of National Legal Seminar (2008-2009)
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, President (2006)
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, President (2002-2003)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Brain Injury Association of Virginia
  • Volunteer, numerous civic associations
  • Volunteer, Brain Injury Association of America

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Insurance Coverage for Automobile Injury Cases VTLA Journal, Volume II, No. 4, Fall 1990
  • Handling an Automobile Negligence Case in Virginia Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 10, West Publishing, 2000
  • MedicoLegal Aspects of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, VTLA Journal, Winter 2003-2004
  • Use of Demonstrative Evidence In The Trial Of A Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Case VTLA Journal, Spring 1995
  • How To Use A SPECT Scan In The Trial Of A Traumatic Brain Injury Case VTLA Journal, Summer 1998
  • Brain Injury Association of Virginia, winter newsletter
  • Chapter 62, “Medicolegal Aspects of TBI”, 2006
  • VTLA Journal, Volume 19, Number 3 2007 The joy and satisfaction of a trial lawyer representing persons who have suffered traumatic brain injuries
  • Co-Author, The Art and Science of Mastering the Jury Trial, VTLA Foundation, 2015

Educational Background:

  • J.D., University of Virginia Law School, 1978

Articles about Irvin V. Cantor appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Irvin V. Cantor

7130 Glen Forest Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23226

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Last Updated: 12/10/2018

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