Irving M. Blank

Irving M. Blank

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Richmond, VA

Blank & Marcus, LLC
 | 1804 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-355-0691
Fax: 804-353-1839
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1967
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Irv Blank has been a trying cases in State and Federal Courts throughout Virginia since 1967.  He is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar and has tried cases in DC, Maryland, and other states.  His practice concentrates on representing plaintiffs in  personal injury cases, involving motor vehicle accidents, product liability, malpractice, and premise liability.  He also has a distinguished history of defending civil cases for insurance companies, as well in the fields of criminal defense and family law.

He has been very active in both Bar and community activities.  He was 72nd President of the Virginia State Bar.  He is a past President of the Virginia Law Foundation.  His many contributions include years of service in the area of Professionalism in trial work and to the legal aid community.  He has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Virginia Law Foundation.  He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers. In 2011, he was named Virginia's Leader in the Law by his peers and the Virginia Legal Media.  He is a member of the Boyd-Graves Conference.  He was inducted into the Virginia Lawyer's Hall of Fame.  In 2020 he was awarded the Civility and Professionalism Award by the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

He also has been honored by many organizations outside of the legal world for his work in the Jewish Community and on behalf of the Virginia Holocaust Museum.  Eight Governors of Virginia have appointed him to Boards or Commissions of the Commonwealth.  He is a member of the Ut Prosium Society of Virginia Tech.

Certificates and Credentials

About Irving Blank

Admitted: 1967, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as a Leader in the Law in 2011 and The Leader of the Year by Virginia Legal Media in 2011. Inducted into the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame.    , VADA Civility and Professionalism Award, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President of the Virginia Law Foundation, 2016
  • President of The Virgnia State Bar, 2010

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of Board of Directors of Central Virginia Legal Services and Legal Aid Justice Center, 1980

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • $4,000,000.00 verdict in the Henrico County Circuit Court in Medical Malpractice case $5,000,000.00 settlement in Charlotessvile Circuit Court in Motor Vehicle Accident case $1,000,000.00 settlement in product liability case in Richmond Circuit Court $1,025,000.00 settlement in motorcylce accident case in Chesterfield County $900,000.00 settlement in bus accident case in City of Richmond. $750,000.00 settlement in auto accident case. $1,775,000.00 settlement in slip and fall case in Chesterfield County.  $1,000,000.00 verdicts in Arlington Circuit Court. $4,500,000.00 Medical Malpractice Death by Wrongful Act settlement.  $550,000.00 slip and fall settlement.  $575,000.00 settlement in a slip and file settlement.
  • Lead trial counsel in several Million and multi-million dollar verdicts involving product liability, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, including trucking and death by wrongful act cases.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Recepient of many community awards for volunteerism and committment to professionalism in the practice of law.
  • Member of the Board of Visitors of Averett University; Chairman of Nuremberg Courtroom Committee of Virginia Holocaust Museum  
  • Recepient of the Richmond Jewish Community Federation Distinguished Award. Apointed by seven different Virginia Governors to Boards and Commissions Ut Prosium Society of Virginia Tech  

Educational Background:

  • BS in Public Adminstration from Va. Tech-1966 LLb and JD from University of Richmond Law School- 1967

Industry Groups

  • Medical And Professional Malpractice
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Office Location for Irving M. Blank

1804 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230

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Last Updated: 2/12/2021

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