Robert L. Garnier

Robert L. Garnier: Attorney with Garnier & Garnier, P.C.

Biography

Member: William & Mary Law Review, 1989-1991; Moot Court Board. Judicial clerkship: 19th Judicial Circuit Court, 1991-92. Articles: “Considerations for the Unserved Lawsuit – Rule 3:5, Virginia Code § 8.01-277, Nonsuits, and ‘Due Diligence,’” Litigation News (VSB Litigation Section), Winter 2008; “The Civility ‘Snowball’ (Letter from the Chair),” Litigation News (VSB Litigation Section), Fall 2010; “Letter from the Chair,” Litigation News (VSB Litigation Section), Summer 2010; “Quit the Comparison, Already - Closing the Door on Remittitur?,” Litigation News (VSB Litigation Section), ___ 2014; “O Sudden Emergency Where Art Thou? The Continuing Viability of a Sudden Emergency Defense After Vahdat,” VADA Journal of Civil Litigation, Winter 2007-2008. Lectures and Presentations: “USAA v. Hertz and Coverage Obligations of Self-Insured Rental Car Agencies: Have Our Questions Been Answered?,” Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys 2003 Spring Section Series, May 2003, Charlottesville, Virginia. “Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in Virginia,” January 2007, Arlington, Virginia. “Stop Talking Like a Lawyer: The Lost Art of Communication in Mediation, Negotiation and Litigation,” Moderator, Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting, June 2009, Virginia Beach, Virginia. “Making and Meeting Objections to Evidence at Trial – an Interactive Clinic,” Co-presenter, Virginia State Bar 38th Annual Mid-Year Legal Seminar, November 2011, Athens, Greece. “Dealing with the Aberrant Jury Outcome,” Co-presenter, Virginia State Bar 40th Annual Mid-Year Legal Seminar, November 2013, Paris, France. Honors and Awards: Martindale-Hubbell: AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, indicating highest ethical standards and preeminent legal ability. Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2014 (Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs); Best Attorneys in Virginia as published in Best Lawyers 2011-2014; Baltimore & Washington, DC’s Top Lawyers as published in Washington Post, 2011-2014; Virginia Legal Eagles, Most Respected Attorneys in the Commonwealth, as published in Virginia Living, 2012.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-237-2010  Phone
703-390-9323  Fax
www.garnierlaw.com
University Attended:
College of William & Mary, B.A., 1987
Law School Attended:
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D., 1991
Year of First admission:
1991
Admission:
1991, Virginia; 2001, District of Columbia
Memberships:
Fairfax Bar Association; Virginia State Bar (Member, Litigation Section Board of Governors, 2007-2014; Chair, 2010-2011); Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys; George Mason American Inn of Court, 1991-1994.
Birth Information:
Washington, D.C., August 16, 1965
ISLN:
901085649
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.6/5.0 (13)
    • 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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      4.5/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.6/5.0
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      4.6/5.0
    • Communication

      4.6/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.7/5.0
    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/13/13 in Defense Litigation on 06/13/13

      Excellent lawyer of high character

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      Excellent lawyer of high character

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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/12/13 in Civil Litigation on 06/12/13

      Robert Garnier is a first rate lawyer, scrupulously ethical and a tremendous servant leader.

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      Robert Garnier is a first rate lawyer, scrupulously ethical and a tremendous servant leader.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 06/30/13 in Litigation on 06/30/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 06/24/13 in Commercial Litigation on 06/24/13

      Robert is one of the finest lawyers in Virginia

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      Robert is one of the finest lawyers in Virginia

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/20/13 in Personal Injury Defense on 06/20/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/20/13 in Personal Injury on 06/20/13

      Very experienced, very company and very ethical

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      Very experienced, very company and very ethical

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/12/13 in Accidents on 06/12/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/12/13 in Personal Injury on 06/12/13

      excellent lawyer

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      excellent lawyer

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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      4.8/5.0 by a Principal on 06/28/13 in Civil Litigation on 06/28/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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    • Robert L. Garnier

      4.8/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 08/19/09 in Automobile Accidents and Injuries on 08/19/09

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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