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Derrick Lamonde Walker

Personal injury Attorney at Richmond, VA

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  • Licensed for 23 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2001
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About Derrick

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  1. Personal injury
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    The aftermath of a personal injury can be overwhelming and difficult to deal with. You're suddenly facing medical bills associated with the injury as well as lost wages or lost employment, not to mention pain and disability.

Derrick Walker is an accomplished and experienced trial attorney in the Richmond, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. He has a solid track record in a wide array of personal injury matters including multi-million dollar awards in cases involving wrongful death, tractor trailer accidents, traumatic brain injury, and medical malpractice.

Since 2000, Derrick has represented clients in a diverse range of federal and state court cases consistently winning favorable outcomes for his clients at the negotiation table and in the courtroom. Highlights of his achievements include a $4.5 million award in a tractor trailer collision case, a $1.6 million award in a medical malpractice case involving the failure to diagnose renal cell carcinoma, and a $900,000 recovery in a wrongful death case involving a 15-passenger van rollover crash.

Derrick’s analytical approach makes him successful at grasping and tackling the complex medical and legal issues that his cases routinely involve. His approachable and confident nature aids him in effectively presenting complex concepts to judges and juries in order to help them understand what his clients have experienced. Derrick has an “AV” rating (the highest available) from the Martindale Hubbell attorney listing service and was selected as one of the Top 5% of Virginia attorneys by Virginia Super Lawyers in the area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Practice.

Dedicated to providing a platform for civil justice and preserving the right to trial by jury motivates Derrick to give back to his legal community. He is actively involved in the Board of Governors for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Derrick is a frequent speaker on ethics and trial techniques. He attended the College of William & Mary graduating with a B.A. in Government and received his J.D. from the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond where he was the recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocate Award.

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Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
1809 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA, 23230

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Trial Attorney
  • Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner & Trial Attorney
  • Breit, Drescher & Imprevento
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Litigation Associate
  • Breit, Drescher & Imprevento
  • 2004 - 2010
  • Litigation Associate
  • Durrette Bradshaw, PLC
  • 2000 - 2004
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Education

  • University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • College of William and Mary
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Associations

  • Boyd Graves Conference
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Governor-at-Large
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  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chair - Federal Liaison
  • N/A
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair - Diversity Committee
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  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair - Fundraising Committee
  • N/A
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair - Membership Committee
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  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair - Insurance Legislative Subcommittee
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  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • N/A
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • VTLA PAC Trustee
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member - Election Committee
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member - Membership Oversight Committee
  • N/A
  • Virginia Model Jury Instruction Committee
  • Appointee
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  • American Association for Justice
  • Minority Caucus Delegate to the AAJ Board of Governors
  • 2013 - 2013
  • American Association for Justice
  • Virginia Governor to the AAJ Board of Governors
  • 2010 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Listed
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Listed
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Listed
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Listed
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • AV Peer Review Rated (highest possible rating)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Student Advocate Award
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Mary Carter Agreements, and Other Skullduggery VTLA Journal (Presented VTLA Annual Convention
  • The Real Low Down on High/Lows
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • Rethinking Your Approach to Discovery and Motions CLE Program: Drafting Persuasive Motions in Limine
  • Bread and Butter of Every Legal Practice Rethinking Your Approach to Discovery and Motions CLE Program: Drafting Persuasive Motions in Limine
  • 2015
  • VTLA Masters of Advocacy Seminar
  • Use of Analogies in Closing Argument
  • 2013
  • AAJ Jazz Fest Seminar (New Orleans)
  • Ethical Considerations in Cloud Computing
  • 2012
  • VTLA May Tort Seminar
  • Effective Use of Medical Illustrations
  • 2011
  • VTLA Evidence CLE (Norfolk)
  • Habit and Character Evidence
  • 2011
  • AAJ Winter Convention (Miami)
  • Ethical Considerations in Cloud Computing
  • 2011
  • AAJ Jazz Fest Auto Seminar (New Orleans)
  • Defense Medical Exam Orders
  • 2011
  • Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference
  • Jury Trials 101
  • 2008
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Richmond Personal injury Lawyer Derrick Lamonde Walker
Derrick Lamonde Walker
Personal injury Attorney
Richmond, VA
Licensed for 23 years