Amy Whitelaw

Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, P.C. - Richmond
1809 Staples Mill Rd
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) (353-1200
www.allenandallen.com


Amy is a personal injury attorney in the Richmond, Virginia office of Allen & Allen. She prides herself on being prepared and providing superior client service and communication. These strengths enable her to explain options and legal concepts so that her clients always remain informed. Amy strives to understand her clients’ needs, and works to ensure that they know those needs are her top priority. When litigation is necessary, Amy combines her advocacy and communication skills to effectively represent her clients in the courtroom. She focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury cases including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, dog bites, and wrongful death. Amy is committed to defending her clients’ rights against insurance companies and safeguarding their best interests throughout the litigation process. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) from American University’s School of Public Affairs. She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. She was a member of both the Trial Advocacy Board and the Moot Court Board. Amy also served as an Articles Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review. Following graduation, Amy was admitted to the Order of the Barristers and awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award. She worked as a Summer Associate for the Allen Law Firm while in law school. Experience Trial Attorney, Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen (2015  Present) Summer Associate, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2014) Summer Intern, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2013) Bar Admissions Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia Court Admissions U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia Education J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, cum laude (2015) B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, American University (2012) Professional Affiliations Virginia Women Attorneys Association Chair of the Young Trial Lawyers, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2020-2021) American Association for Justice Lewis F. Powell American Inn of Court Community Service Member, Junior League of Richmond