Corey Pollard is the managing partner of Jenkins Block & Associates? Richmond office and heads the Virginia Workers' Compensation department of the firm. Mr. Pollard focuses his practice on representing individuals who have suffered injuries at work or through the fault of others, including car accident, motorcycle wreck, construction accident, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. And when these personal injuries and other medical conditions lead to problems in the workplace or permanent health impairments, Mr. Pollard helps individuals obtain the monetary awards they deserve through state and federal employment law and Social Security Disability.
Born and raised in Newport News, Virginia, Mr. Pollard grew up in a construction family. A graduate of Menchville High School, where he was a Virginia High School League (VHSL) State Champion in Swimming, Mr. Pollard earned his Bachelor's Degree with honors from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. While in college, Mr. Pollard was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity.
Mr. Pollard obtained his J.D. with honors from the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Pollard was selected as a member of the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public and Interest. He was also selected as member of the school's Client Counseling & Negotiation Board after winning the Environmental Negotiation Competition in 2007.
Prior to joining Jenkins Block & Associates, Mr. Pollard worked as an insurance defense attorney where he gained valuable experience and training while representing many of the nation's largest employers and insurance carriers. Now he uses that experience to represent individuals who sustained personal injuries and disability and to fight back against insurance companies and their tactics.
Mr. Pollard's wife, Leigh, is a Human Resources Manager who provides "real world" advice and insight on employment and labor law matters. The Pollards have two children, Knox and Rivers, who keep them busy and running around, and a 5-pound dog named Simba. They are members of Bon Air Baptist Church.
In his spare time, Mr. Pollard enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, and playing pickup basketball and golf. When he is in the mood for punishment, he roots for his favorite football team, the Washington Redskins.
Why Hire Corey Pollard?
Corey explains that he became an attorney so that he could make a difference in people's lives and help them obtain fair compensation and results when they have been wronged. While it is easy - and necessary - to get bogged down in the nuances of the law, Mr. Pollard never forgets that his goal is to solve his clients' problems and put them in the best position possible to move forward with their lives.
This approach has worked. Mr. Pollard has received many accolades and has been nationally recognized as one of the best personal injury trial lawyers and disability attorneys in the country.
These accolades include:
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in America
Mr. Pollard is also a member of the following legal organizations:
American Association for Justice American Bar Association National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives Virginia Trial Lawyers Association