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CHRISTOPHER K. SPEED joined the firm as a Shareholder in 1994 after representing plaintiffs in Virginia for 20 years. He has spent his entire career pursuing justice for victims of personal injury, medical and legal negligence, aviation accidents and defective products.

Mr. Speed is also a founding member of the Northern Virginia Plaintiff’s Bar Association, an organization of plaintiff lawyers dedicated to improving the ability of victims to pursue justice for their injuries. He often uses his experience as a licensed pilot to represent victims and their families involved in aircraft crashes.

Mr. Speed is a member of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; and the American Association for Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. A sought-after public speaker, he has lectured on civil injury trials and in the fields of plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice.

Mr. Speed has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over 25 years.

Mr. Speed received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from the George Washington University Law School.

Location

  • 2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601

Education

  • Georgetown University, Juris Doctor , graduated 1973
  • Georgetown College, Bachelor of Arts, graduated 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Floida Bar Association
  • Florida, Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Virginia, Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar Association

Affiliations

  • The District of Columbia Bar - Member
  • The No. Virginia Plaintiff's Association - Founding Member
  • The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • Florida Justice Association - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member
  • The Virginia Bar - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Aviation Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America 1987-Present

Publications

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