Irv Cantor - Legal Consultant
Irv graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1978, served as a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Virginia the next year, and has been in active trial practice since 1979.
He is a Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates - Va., and the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.
In 2014, Irv
was voted by his
peers as "Richmond Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year" in Best Lawyers in America.
has also voted by his
peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in both personal injury and medical malpractice law (since 2007), Virginia Super Lawyers (Top 10 in Virginia, Top 50
in Virginia - multiple years), and the Virginia Legal Elite.
has obtained over 40 verdicts or settlements exceeding one million dollars for his
began using mock trials and focus groups in the preparation of his
cases in the early 1980s.
Since then, he
trial team have used mock trials and focus groups in virtually every major case - testing trial themes, case values, venue choices, witnesses, evidence and arguments.
Irv and his partner in Jury Impressions, Alan Michaelis, a multimedia engineer, have developed over the years an effective and cost-efficient system for conducting mock trials and focus groups.
Irv and Alan started Jury Impressions in 2005 to make their mock trial system and consulting services available to trial lawyers.
has conducted hundreds of focus groups in his
For the past 17 years, Greg has worked primarily with the Richmond, Virginia law firm of Cantor
, Ford, Grana and Buckner, concentrating in catastrophic injury case investigation and development.