JOHN NEWBY joined Tronfeld, West & Durrett in 2001. John focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Richmond Bar Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
In 2008, 2009, and 2011, Virginia Super Lawyers recognized John as a rising star, which is a yearly listing of the top 50 young lawyers in Virginia. Two of John's trial verdicts were listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly's Top Verdicts of the Year (2006 and 2007). John has also successfully argued cases before the Virginia Supreme Court.
John grew up in Powhatan and Chesterfield Counties and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.A. in History in 1998. After college, he attended law school at Washington and Lee University and graduated in 2001. Prior to college and law school, John served in the United States Army and was stationed at N.A.T.O. headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. He continued his military service with the Army National Guard until 2003.