EDWARD L. WEINER is founder of Weiner Spivey & Miller, PLC. He has been an active member of the Fairfax Bar Association since 1980 and serves as its current President. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Law Foundation since January 2002 and as a past President. He currently serves on the Virginia State Bar Council of Local Bar Leaders. He was honored in 2012 by being appointed to serve on the Virginia Supreme Court Professionalism Faculty.
Ed has over 33 years of proven successful performance representing plaintiffs who have been seriously injured. His achievements include numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and cases before the Virginia Supreme Court; winning precedent-setting appellate cases; and achieving a reputation as an effective trial attorney. He is a recipient of the FBA President’s Award for Outstanding Service in 2008 and 2013.He has been consistently named one of Washington's "Best Lawyers" for Personal Injury by the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine, is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubble, and has been listed in SuperLawyers Magazine since 2006.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, Ed received his J.D. from the University of Richmond and his LL.M in International Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
Ed is a member of the Board of Directors of the George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, a 5-year platinum level fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and host of an annual Law Day celebration which benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation’s Pro Bono programs. His brainchild, Jazz 4 Justice©, is an annual concert that has raised more than $150,000 for the Fairfax Law Foundation since 2000. Recently, other universities and local bar associations have begun to foster this unique partnership between education, music, and law. George Mason University presented Ed with the Directors Award in 2011 for his contributions to the university’s music program. Ed was honored in 2009 to receive a Leader of Law Award and the James Keith Award for Public Service. He and his wife, Maura, have two daughters, Maurissa and Brianna.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1980||06/26/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|President's Award||Fairfax Bar Association||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top Lawyer||Washingtonian Magazine||2011|
|President's Award||Fairfax Bar Association||2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fairfax Law Foundation||Board of Directors||2002 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||1980 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Past President||N/A|
|Virginia State Bar||Executive Committee Member||N/A|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Local Bar Leaders||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Fairfax Law Foundation||Past President||2006 - 2006|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Board of Directors||2005 - 2005|
|Georgetown University||LL.M - Master of Laws||1993|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|State University of New York, Binghamton||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1977|