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Halperin Law Center

Headquarters

5225 Hickory Park Drive, Suite B
Glen Allen, VA 23059
United States
(804) 220.0223

Firm Details

The Halperin Law Center is a Virginia personal injury firm dedicated to the compassionate and zealous representation of seriously injured people and the families of wrongful death victims. If you have been injured by the negligence or carelessness of another, an aggressive and experienced trial lawyer can advocate and fight for you, ensuring you obtain justice.  Clients who put their trust in the hands of the Halperin Law Center receive not only experienced trial lawyers, but also compassionate and tireless advocates.

Jonathan E. Halperin, Esquire

Firm owner Jonathan Halperin is an AV® Rated attorney with a wealth of experience from trials in both state and federal courts. He was selected as  a 2015 Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly,   was named to the Virginia Super Lawyer® list, was voted one of the Best Lawyers in Richmond in Richmond's Style Weekly, and was just recently selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition from Best Lawyers®. With his "10 out of 10" Superb Avvo score, he is a force to be reckoned with.

Mr. Halperin has been in practice for over 24 years, and during that time, he has left his mark on the world through ground-breaking legal actions. He has fought for the rights of victims, pursued many cases that challenged harmful products, and kept true to his focus on personal injury law.  His bio follows below:

Education

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law - Juris Doctor 1991
  • George Washington University - Bachelor of Science 1987

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Memberships & Honors

  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 edition from Best Lawyers®
  • Selected as 2015 Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Voted one of Richmond's Best Lawyers in Style Weekly, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Rated for over 10 years
  • Selected to Virginia Super Lawyers (only the top 5% of attorneys in each state receive this honor)
  • AVVO Superb "10 out of 10" client rating
  • American Association for Justice
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (former Steering Committee Member of the Injury to Persons and Property Section)
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington (Former Member of Board of Governors - 6 years)
  • Master of the Bench of the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court (1992 - 2005)
  • American University Law School National Moot Court Team Coach (1999)
  • Delegate - Judicial Conference for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Mr. Halperin is joined by Associates Andrew Lucchetti and Isaac A. McBeth.

Andrew Lucchetti, Esq.

Attorney Andrew Lucchetti received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Richmond, School of Law. Mr. Lucchetti scored in the top 1% of all test-takers nationwide on his law school admissions test and entered law school at the University of Richmond in the prestigious John Marshall Scholars program.

While in law school, Mr. Lucchetti worked as a law clerk for Attorney Jonathan Halperin and has continued to work with him since. Prior to working with Mr. Halperin, he was unsure which of area of law he wanted to practice. After seeing the way that Mr. Halperin and the Halperin Law Center helped their clients, he decided he, too, would devote his practice to representing clients who were seriously hurt by the negligence of others.

During his time at the University of Richmond, Mr. Lucchetti participated in the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic, helping underrepresented clients get the legal representation they deserved. The Clinic is an in-house clinic at the University of Richmond that provides legal assistance to families and children in the City of Richmond where he represented clients under the supervision of an attorney. Areas of representation included family law issues such as abuse and neglect, divorce, custody, child in need of supervision/services (CHINS), public benefits, housing, and domestic violence.The Clinic is a full-year course for second and third year law students wherein students participate in all aspects of legal representation, including in and out-of-court advocacy, interviewing clients, drafting court documents, and legal research and writing. In addition, Mr. Lucchetti served as the President of the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, and was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society.

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2013
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia, 2014
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2014

Memberships & Honors

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Board of Lawyers Helping Lawyers
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • John Marshall Scholar, University of Richmond School of Law

Isaac A. McBeth, Esquire

Isaac A. McBeth is an attorney and tactician who primarily focuses his practice on complex federal litigation, constitutional litigation, and medical malpractice cases. As a former member of the military intelligence community and a former defense attorney, he possesses a unique ability to maximize traditional tools of legal advocacy such as writing and oral argument while simultaneously employing case-specific tactics to optimize his clients’ chances of victory.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. McBeth served in the U.S. Army for 8 years in the field of military intelligence. He graduated with a BA in Legal Studies from American Military University, achieving a GPA of 3.97. He then earned his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law as a John Marshall Scholar.

During his time in law school, Mr. McBeth earned a number of academic achievements, including serving as an Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review, and membership in the McNeill Law Society (an honor reserved for law students ranked in the top 10% of their class). Hegraduated 2nd in his class. He was recognized for excellence in academics by being admitted to the Order of the Coif and for excellence in legal advocacy skills by being admitted to the Order of the Barristers. He also received the Charles T. Norman Award, given by the University to the best overall graduating student as determined by the law school faculty and administration.

Mr. McBeth began his legal practice at a large Richmond-area law firm and subsequently joined a boutique firm, where he specialized in malpractice and constitutional claims. His practice became exclusively focused on litigating complex federal cases involving alleged violations of constitutional rights under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, as well as prosecuting Federal Tort Claims Act claims on behalf of veterans who had been injured by the medical negligence of Department of Veterans Affairs’ employees.

As an Associate with the Halperin Law Center, Mr. McBeth focuses his practice on representing those deprived of their constitutional rights by state and federal employees, particularly inmates and detainees whose constitutional right to receive medical care during incarceration has been violated. He also represents individuals who have been seriously injured as a result of medical malpractice and individuals who have been injured due to the negligence of others.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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