Joseph L. Cantor

Attorney at Law

Practice Areas: Catastrophic Injuries, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents

Direct Office Line: (804) 368-1880

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Attorney Joseph Cantor joined Breit Cantor Grana Buckner in 2017 as a full-time associate, immediately following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

Joseph worked as a summer clerk with the catastrophic injury team at our firm, previously known as Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana and Buckner, from 2011-2016. Additionally, Joseph has worked with Jury Impressions, a Richmond, Virginia-based jury consulting group since 2011. Throughout the last several years, Joseph has worked on over 100 focus groups with some of the best trial lawyers throughout Virginia on all types of personal injury cases, including but not limited to brain jury, tractor-trailer, wrongful death, spinal cord, defective products, premises liability, and medical malpractice.

In 2018, Joseph worked as co-counsel on several cases including one that resulted in a $4 million dollar settlement. The personal injury case involved a tractor trailer accident that left the plaintiff with serious medical issues including a brain injury.

Joseph has been recognized by Best Lawyers as “Ones to Watch” since 2021 and by Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2019. Joseph is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Virginia Bar Association, the Richmond Bar Association, and the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court. He serves as chair-elect for the VTLA’s Young Trial Lawyers Section and is also a volunteer for the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.

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  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, cum laude, 2017
  • B.S., Rollins College, 2013
  • Collegiate School, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2017

Court Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia

Honors & Awards

  • Listed, Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars in Virginia 2019 – 2021
  • Top 40 Under 4o, National Trial Lawyers 2019 & 2020
  • Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers® 2021-2022

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Chair-elect of the VTLA’s Young Trial Lawyers Section
  • American Association for Justice
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Lewis F. Powell, Jr., American Inn of Court
  • National Trial Advocacy College at University of Virginia Law School – 2020


Community Involvement

  • Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Volunteer

Truck Accidents

$4 Million

Brain Injury

$4 Million

Premises Liability

$2.195 Million

Personal Injury

$1.5 Million

Medical Malpractice

$1.15 Million

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