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Edward is an accomplished litigator who has tried and won an impressive variety of cases in state and federal courts including personal injury, premises liability and insurance coverage matters.

An extremely talented trial attorney, he has mastered the courtroom skills necessary to obtain substantial verdicts for his clients. Edward helped spearhead the firm's expansion to Northern Virginia and has been the managing partner of the Fredericksburg office since it opened in 1994. He joined the Allen & Allen personal injury law firm in 1987 after graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is proud to be one of the firm's seven attorneys to be named to Best Lawyers in America - a publication considered by many to be the preeminent guide to legal excellence in the United States. He presently serves on the Executive Committee of the law firm.

With a strong background in personal injury litigation, Edward handles cases involving car crashes, premises liability, motorcycle accidents, brain injury, medical expense and other insurance coverage disputes throughout Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Edward is proud to be a member of the Allen firm because of its strong commitment to helping injured people. He is a Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, an organization which promotes the interests of personal injury victims.


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Contact info

3504 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA, 22407-6831

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%


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  • Kevin Edward Martingayle

    Edward is an incredibly talented lawyer and leader in the profession. He sets an great example for all lawyers.


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DCActive 199607/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia Super LawyersVirginia Super Lawyer2016
Best Lawyers in America (Listing)Best Lawyers in America2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAllen, Allen, Allen & Allen1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember; Executive Committee2005 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember; Board of Governors2000 - Present
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Virginia College of Trial AdvocacyFaculty memberN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of GovernorsN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2012 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Durrett v. Lamsal$243,000 Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Changing Law in Medical Payments Coverage in Virginia1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984