Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA
CHRISTOPHER K. SPEED joined the firm as a Shareholder in 1994 after representing plaintiffs in Virginia for 20 years. He has spent his entire career pursuing justice for victims of personal injury, medical and legal negligence, aviation accidents and defective products.
Mr. Speed is also a founding member of the Northern Virginia Plaintiff’s Bar Association, an organization of plaintiff lawyers dedicated to improving the ability of victims to pursue justice for their injuries. He often uses his experience as a licensed pilot to represent victims and their families involved in aircraft crashes.
Mr. Speed is a member of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; and the American Association for Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. A sought-after public speaker, he has lectured on civil injury trials and in the fields of plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice.
Mr. Speed has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over 25 years.
Mr. Speed received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from the George Washington University Law School.