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JOHN NEWBY  focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Richmond Bar Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In 2008, 2009, and 2011 Virginia Super Lawyers recognized John as a rising star, which is a yearly listing of the top 50 young lawyers in Virginia. Two of John's trial verdicts were listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly's Top Verdicts of the Year (2006 and 2007). John has also successfully argued cases before the Virginia Supreme Court.

John grew up in Chesterfield County and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.A. in History in 1998. After college, he attended law school at Washington and Lee University and graduated in 2001. Prior to college and law school, John served in the United States Army and was stationed at N.A.T.O. headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. He continued his military service with the Army National Guard until 2003.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    15 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

4020 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23230


VAAuthorized to practice law200103/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2016
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Member Since 2006Million Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2009
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTronfeld West & Durrett2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Million Dollar Adocates ForumMember2006 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001