Powell Law Group - Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Attorney In Richmond, VA

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Powell Law Group, P.C., practices law from its principal office in Midlothian, Virginia, in the Richmond, Virginia metropolitan area located in the central part of the Commonwealth. The firm represents clients throughout the state of Virginia and Washington D.C.

In the firm’s civil trial practice, we strive to provide the best legal representation and professional advocacy in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation law in the General District and Circuit Courts in Central Virginia and beyond. 

Our bilingual attorney, in conjunction with a multilingual and multicultural staff, handle a wide range of issues arising in cases involving personal injury and workers' compensation clients who are more comfortable speaking in their native Spanish language.

We look forward to talking to you about your legal needs and seeking the best possible results on your behalf.

 

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Wayne Powell

Wayne Powell is a 1972 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Richmond where he also received his law degree in 1980. He is multilingual, and is fluent in Spanish and French, among other languages. Between his undergraduate and law studies, he received his MA degree in Spanish and served as an Active Duty Army officer with the First Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. He served the remainder of his 30 years in the Active Army Reserve and served as an active duty commander of specialized strategic intelligence troops after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He retired as a full Colonel from Active Duty in June 2002.

Mr. Powell began his legal career as a Staff Clerk to the Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia, and then spent the majority of his last four decades of practice as a trial lawyer, qualified to practice before all Virginia Federal and state courts, as well as the Superior and Federal courts in the District of Columbia. He is also a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. 

During the 80’s Mr. Powell was in state government service as an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division for three years and as a Deputy Commissioner of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, presiding over hundreds of trials involving workers during a six year period.

Mr. Powell’s private practice during much of the 90’s included extensive litigation as a senior trial attorney defending major claims against corporations and individuals. But since 1999, when he founded the Powell Law Group, he has represented criminal defendants, injured individuals in negligence cases as well as injured workers before the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission.

E. Wayne Powell has been a practitioner of Virginia Workers’ Compensation Law in the Richmond area for almost 40 years. 

 
 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND

  • BA Spanish

  • BA French

  • Phi Beta Kappa graduate, 1972

  • Juris Doctor, 1980

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON

  • MA Spanish, 1973

Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States

  • Member, Chesterfield Bar Association

  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates

  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates

  • President, Richmond Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

  • Member, International Association of Lawyers

  • Volunteer, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Free Legal Clinic

  • National Award, Official Honor Roll, Phi Beta Kappa

  • Member, American Legion

  • Member, MOAA

  • Member, Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce

Court Admissions

  • Virginia

  • District of Columbia

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

 

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Tia-Marie Lane

Ms. Lane will now be leading our Workers’ Compensation team representing our Workers’ Compensation clients.  Ms. Lane received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Carolina State University, graduating cum laude where she minored in Russian and spent her free time volunteering with the SPCA and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Ms. Lane is a 2017 graduate from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. While in law school, Ms. Lane worked at Marks and Harrison in Richmond, focusing on Personal Injury and Civil Litigation. She also worked at the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic representing parents in custody cases and family law matters. Ms. Lane First Chaired a criminal jury trial with the Chesterfield Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, gaining first-hand trial and courtroom experience.  

Ms. Lane also has experience in proposing laws from her work in State Senator Tommy Norment’s office in the General Assembly, where she used her legal education to assist in drafting legislation. She previously worked at Tucker, Griffin, Barns as a Personal Injury Associate where she focused on civil litigation.

Ms. Lane lives in Goochland, Virginia with her Doberman, German Shepherd, Pitbull, Golden Retriever, and Foxhound as well as 24 chickens and 3 cats. She also has found a hobby in beekeeping, currently maintaining three hives.

 
 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND

  • Juris Doctor, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

  • BA Political Science, Cum Laude

  • Minor, Russian Studies

Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, American Association for Justice

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association

  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

  • Member, Virginia Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • Virginia