P. Christopher Guedri

Lawyer of the Year Chris GuedriP. Christopher Guedri is a personal injury attorney and Partner Emeritus with the Virginia personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen and Allen specializing in the complex litigation created by trucking accidents, dangerous products, and premises liability. For more than thirty years Chris Guedri has navigated the legal system in search of just results for his clients. He is a highly seasoned veteran of the courtroom and is experienced in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. His main office is located in Richmond Office of the Allen Law Firm, located at 1809 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23230, but serves clients across Virginia and nationwide. Chris Guedri was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for 2015 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plantiffs in Richmond, VA.


Best Lawyers Award BadgeFor over 30 years Chris has focused his efforts on personal injury litigation. Along the way he has mastered complex technical, scientific, and medical issues associated with personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has earned a reputation as a formidable adversary at the negotiating table and in the courtroom, where he has won million dollar verdicts in both injury and wrongful death cases. Chris’ reputation for persuasive and forceful argument often causes his opponents to offer excellent settlements to avoid the possibility of a courtroom battle. Chris has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. This certification is bestowed only after a rigorous application process involving judicial and attorney peer review, a written examination, and evaluation of the applicant’s abilities in the courtroom.

Mr. Guedri’s litigation and courtroom strategies have earned him the admiration of his peers. For the last fifteen years Chris has been included in the publication The Best Lawyers in America in recognition of the high standards of his practice. In 2005, 2008 and 2015 he was included in the “Legal Elite Best Lawyers in Virginia” list in Virginia Business Magazine.


Chris Guedri received his undergraduate education at the University of Virginia, graduating in 1976 with a B.A. in Economics. From there received his J.D from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law, where he was a member of the Editing Board of the Law Review and received the Outstanding Editor Award.

Professional Affiliations

Chris is an active member of the legal community, maintaining memberships in organizations including the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Richmond Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American Board of Trial Attorneys.