Edward L. Weiner

Edward L. Weiner: Attorney with Weiner, Spivey & Miller, PLC AV stamp icon


Edward "Ed" L. Weiner is the founding partner of Weiner, Spivey & Miller, PLC, as well as the current President of the Virginia State Bar. He has over 35 years of proven successful performance representing plaintiffs who have been seriously injured, and focuses his practice on personal injury and medical malpractice. His achievements include numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and cases before the Virginia Supreme Court, winning precedent-setting appellate cases and achieving a reputation as an effective trial attorney. He is a recipient of the FBA President’s Award for Outstanding Service in 2008 and 2013. He has been consistently named one of Washington's "Best Lawyers" for Personal Injury by Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazines, is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubble, and has been listed in SuperLawyers Magazine since 2006.

Ed was born in Suffern, New York, and is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton. He received his J.D. from the University of Richmond and his LL.M in International Law from Georgetown University Law Center.

He has been an active member of the Fairfax Bar Association since 1980 and is a past President. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Law Foundation since January 2002 and is a past President. He has served on the Virginia State Bar Council of Local Bar Leaders as a member and as Chair of the Council. Ed also serves on the Virginia Supreme Court Professionalism Faculty.

Ed is a member of the Board of Directors of the George Mason University (GMU) Center for the Performing Arts and host of an annual Law Day celebration which benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation’s Pro Bono programs. His brainchild, Jazz4Justice, is an annual concert performed by students in the GMU Jazz Program, and has raised more than $150,000 each for the Fairfax Law Foundation and GMU Jazz Studies program since 2001. Due to the success of this unique program, other universities and local bar associations in Virginia have fostered this partnership between education, music, and law.

George Mason University presented Ed with the Directors Award in 2011 for his contributions to the university’s music program. He was also honored to receive a Leader of Law Award and the James Keith Award for Public Service. Ed and his wife, Maura, have two daughters, Maurissa and Brianna.

Fairfax Law Foundation (Executive Committee, Society of Fellows, and Past President); Virginia Law Foundation (Fellow).

Areas of Practice (40)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Bodily Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Birth Trauma
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Medical Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Animal Attacks

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-763-0958  Phone
703-273-9500  Phone
703-273-9505  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Richmond, J.D., 1980; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in International Law, 1993
Year of First Admission:
1980, Virginia, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1983, U.S. Supreme Court
Virginia State Bar (next President-Elect, Virginia Carrico Professionalism Course Faculty, Council of Local Bar Leaders Member and Past Chairman, Diversity Conference Board of Governors Honorary Member); Virginia Bar Association; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Fairfax Bar Association (Board of Directors; President); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Bar Association.
Reported Cases:
Wakole v. Barber, 283 Va. 488, 722 S.E.2d 238 (2012); Russ v. Destival, 267 Va. 458 (2004); United States vs. Gooding - 695 F.2d 78 (1982); Roshan vs. Fard - 705-F.2d 102 (1983).
Hobbies & interests:
golf, ice hockey, skiing, jazz, performing arts, travel, community service
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Fairfax, Virginia