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Sandra Martin Rohrstaff

Sandra Martin Rohrstaff

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

About Me

I am a plaintiff's' injury lawyer. I advocate for those who have been
injured by the fault of others. My goal is to level the playing field
between people who have been injured and the insurance companies.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
    25 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    25 years
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 10%
    8 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    25 years
  5. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    18 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Robert Emmett Battle

    Sandra is an outstanding lawyer who has been recognized by her fellow lawyers as being one of the top injury lawyers around.


    Robert Battle DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Cleary

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Rohrstaff Law Firm

515 King Street
Suite 330
Alexandria, VA, 22314



VAAuthorized to practice law199010/09/2009

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Influential Women in VirginiaVirginia Lawyers Weekly2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerRohrstaff Law Firm2010 - Present
PartnerWeiner, Rohrstaff, & Spivey, PLC2006 - 2010
AttorneyBen Glass & Associates2004 - 2006
AttorneyMiller & Associates, LLP2000 - 2004
Paralegal, Associate, PartnerDunn, Curcio, Keating & Rohrstaff1981 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Advocacy Institute, UVAFaculty2011 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2009 - 2010
Virginia College of Trial AdvocacyChairman of the Board of Directors2004 - 2004
Virginia College of Trial AdvocacyFaculty2002 - Present
Alexandria Bar FoundationPresident2000 - 2001
Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationPresident1999 - 2000
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Confidential Settlement v. Manufacturing Plant$950,000 Settlement
Hiett v. Lake BarcroftFor the plaintiff

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Publication NameTitleDate
Evidence for the Trial LawyerEvidence for the Trial Lawyer1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of Texas System, AustinEducation, EnglishB.S.1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
VTLA ConventionEssentials of Proving Non-Economic Damages1997
Paralegal SeminarPersonal Injury Law Workshop: Paralegals, The Cutting Edge1993
Advocacy SeminarPreparing and Trying an Automobile Personal Injury Case1992