Joel R. McClellan

Marks & Harrison

Recognized since 2022

Richmond, Virginia

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Joel McClellan is zealous advocate for his clients. Since joining Marks & Harrison, Joel has represented hundreds of clients in and out of the courtroom. He is experienced in civil litigation having successfully represented clients in bench trials and jury trials throughout Virginia. Joel is a former Chair of the Young Trial Lawyers for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (“VTLA”). He currently serves on VTLA’s Board of Governors. Joel is an Executive Committee Member of the Richmond Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and is the Young Lawyers Section Chair-Elect. Joel also serves on the Richmond Bar Association Board of Directors.

During law school, Joel interned with United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (formerly United States Magistrate Judge of the same court) Judge M. Hannah Lauck in Richmond, Virginia. He also participated in the Valparaiso Law Mediation Clinic where he mediated civil disputes for the Porter County (Indiana) Court system. Joel graduated from law school with honors.

When Joel is away from his desk, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.He also enjoys golfing and cheering for the Virginia Tech Hokies, Washington Nationals, and Washington Commanders.


  • 1500 Forest Avenue, Room 100
    Richmond, VA 23229

Marks & Harrison
Headquarters: Richmond, Virginia

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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