Virginia Fellow Cantor Featured in the Fellow Spotlight Section of Litigation Commentary & Review
Courtney Sweasy—February 21, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, New York – Virginia personal injury attorney Irv Cantor, President of the Richmond law firm of Breit Cantor Grana Buckner has been featured by Litigation Commentary & Reviewin the Fellow Spotlight section of the March/April 2011 issue. Mr. Cantor has successfully tried to verdict or settled over 1500 plaintiff’s injury or death cases, including over 350 traumatic brain injury cases. Mr. Cantor has achieved over 30 verdicts and settlements exceeding $1,000,000 for his clients. His closing argument in an actual case was recorded in the audiotape, “VTLA Million Dollar Verdicts.” In 2010, Mr. Cantor was awarded the Weinstock Award by the Brain Injury Association of Virginia for extraordinary commitment and efforts on behalf of individuals who have suffered brain injuries. He was also named a “Leader in the Law” in 2010 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.
Mr. Cantor was voted by his peers as one of the “Top 50 Virginia Super Lawyers,” and is listed in Best Lawyers in America in both personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law. He is also AV® rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He has served as president of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia and the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Cantor also served as the chairman of the Brain Injury Association of America’s National Legal Conference for several years. Mr. Cantor has lectured to trial lawyers on numerous subjects, including traumatic brain injuries, motor vehicle collisions, liability insurance coverage and elements of trial. He is on the faculty of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association College of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Cantor has written many published articles and was the author of the chapter dealing with the legal aspects of traumatic brain injury cases for the seminal medical textbook on the subject, Brain Injury Medicine.
Mr. Cantor is also the co-founder of Jury Impressions, LLC, a jury consulting company, which, among other services, arranges mock trials and focus groups for trial lawyers throughout Virginia and the United States. Mr. Cantor is a member of the Virginia Bar Association; past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2002); past President of the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (2006); past President of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia (2004-2006); Brain Injury Association of America, Chairman of National Legal Seminar (2008-2009); a member of the American Association of Justice; and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Litigation Commentary & Review is a publication of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American trial and appellate lawyers. Mr. Cantor was selected as an LCA Fellow in 2007. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.
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By Courtney Sweasy