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John Chandler Shea

John Chandler Shea

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Personal Injury

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About Me

John C. Shea has been in practice since 1977, focusing his practice exclusively on representation of the injured.

Graduating from Wake Forest University in 1974 (Cum Laude), he received his J.D. in 1977 from the University of Richmond School of Law. He has been with Marks & Harrison since that time. His interests are brain injury and tractor-trailer cases.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Personal Injury: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Joseph L. Bornstein

    John and his law firm continue to be on the leading edge of personal injury law. His commitment to clients and drive to improve his law practice is an inspiration to fellow lawyers. He is a trusted colleague and friend.


    Joseph Bornstein Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Marks & Harrison

1500 Forest Avenue Post Office Box 72020
Richmond, VA, 23255

1500 Forest Avenue
P.O. Box 72020
Richmond, VA, 23255-2020



VAAuthorized to practice law197703/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in America - Plaintiff's Personal InjuryBest Lawyers2015
Best Lawyers in America - Plaintiff's Personal InjuryBest Lawyers2014
Richmond Personal Injury Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
Virginia's Legal Elite in Civil LitigationVirginia Business Magazine2010
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Super Lawyer in Plaintiff's Personal Injury (Top 10)SuperLawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMarks & Harrison, PC1977 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeState Delegate2008 - 2010
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2001 - 2002
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesN/AN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard MemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
The Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationUnderstanding Fibromyalgia SyndromeN/A
American Bar Association publicationThe Lawyer's RoleN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association JournalUse of Neuropsychologists as Expert WitnessesN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association JournalEthical Considerations in Solicitation in VirginiaN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association JournalHow Insurance Companies Evaluate and Negotiate Settlement of Automobile Accident Cases - What the Attorney Can Do To Maximize RecoveryN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association JournalPersonal Injury by the NumbersN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association JournalA Guide to the Preparation and Trial of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury CasesN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Wake Forest UniversityN/AN/A1974

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association conventionEffective and Ethical Witness Preparation for Depositions2015
VTLA PresentationSettling Auto Accident CasesN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Practice Management SeminarMarketing for the Small Law FirmN/A
VADA PresentationMedical Expense Coverage From the Plaintiff’s PerspectiveN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers Association ConferenceNew Ideas for Presentation of Damage DataN/A
Pain Management & Spine SymposiumExpert Witness 101: Preparing and Making the Most of the ExperienceN/A
National SummitMining of Damages in the Tractor Trailer CaseN/A