Richard Charles Armstrong

Richard Charles Armstrong: Attorney with Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen


Richard is an experienced and skilled attorney working in the Charlottesville, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. He has dedicated his career to fighting for justice for his clients, guided by a singular philosophy: the case belongs to the client. Richard focuses on a variety of personal injury matters, including wrongful death, automobile and tractor trailer accidents, and accidents involving drunk drivers.

After receiving his law degree from the University of Virginia, Richard worked as a public defender in New York City for 13 years. He returned to Virginia in 2000 and continues to litigate cases in the Commonwealth.

Richard is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor reserved for attorneys who have achieved trial verdicts of $1 million or more. He has been honored by the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association for work on friend of the court briefs to the Supreme Court of Virginia. He has presented at various seminars and has published several articles in the Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

Richard is very involved in the Charlottesville community. He serves on the board of the Albemarle County Service Authority. Richard is also an acting board member for the Jefferson Swim League and Madison House and has served as President for both organizations.

Richard is married and has two children. His wife, Andrea, is also an attorney and works for UVA as the Director of Virginia Status. Richard has traveled extensively and has visited several countries including Vietnam, Bali, Turkey, Nicaragua, and Cuba. In his spare time, he can be found swimming, biking, traveling, and dining out with his wife.

Areas of Practice (26)

  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Practice
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Torts
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contracts
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property Infringement
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Patent Infringement
  • White Collar Crime

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
434-220-6110  Phone
434-977-5109  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6855, Charlottesville, VA 22901
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 2000, Virginia; 1987, New York
Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association; Virginia State Bar (Member, Appellate Practice Section); Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court.
Birth Information:
Roanoke, Virginia, December 1, 1961
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (13 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 07/31/13 in Civil Litigation

    Richard is a great attorney who handles a wide variety of civil cases. He is highly regarded by the bar not just in the Charlottesville area but across the Commonwealth of Virginia. I often discuss civil issues with Richard and I have always been i... Read more

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    Richard is a great attorney who handles a wide variety of civil cases. He is highly regarded by the bar not just in the Charlottesville area but across the Commonwealth of Virginia. I often discuss civil issues with Richard and I have always been impressed with his vast legal knowledge. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 07/18/13 in Litigation

    He is a fine professional young lawyer.

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