Meet the Attorneys of Reinhardt | Harper | Davis, PLC
Andrew J. Reinhardt
A graduate of St. Lawrence University and Syracuse University Law School, Andy has been practicing law since 1980. He specializes in handling personal injury, workers’ compensation, social security disability cases.
A member of the D.C., Maryland and Virginia Bars, he is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), long time board member and past chair of its workers’ compensation section. The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR), the Richmond Bar Association and the American Association of Justice (AAJ).
Andy is also a long time board member of WILG and currently serves as its immediate past president and is a member of the WILG executive committee. WILG is a National Organization of attorneys who represent injured workers. It has attorney members in each of the 50 states. He regularly writes articles and lectures on topics relating to his areas of specialty. E-mail Andrew J. Reinhardt.
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Stephen T. Harper
A graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the University of Richmond Law School, Stephen has been practicing law since 1995. He specializes in handling personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.
He is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) and the Richmond Bar Association and the American Association of Justice (AAJ). He serves on the board of governors and is the current chair of the workers’ compensation section. Stephen is also a board member of Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG). In Stephen’s first four years of practice, he tried approximately three dozen personal injury jury trials to a conclusion. Since then he has had hundreds of bench trials and dozens more personal injury jury trials.
Stephen has tried hundreds of workers' compensation cases and also taken his client cases to the highest Virginia courts handling workers’ compensations cases, including the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia on numerous occasions. He has been involved in numerous cases setting significant precedents in the area of workers’ compensation law.
Stephen has not only written numerous articles and lectured on numerous occasions in regards to his areas of specialty; he is a recognized expert in regards to the interplay between both personal injury and workers compensation cases involving the same accident. Stephen not only has an expertise in handling accident and disability cases, but he spends much of his free time working on his race car so he can get back behind the wheel at the next race. He regularly races in the NASA Mid Atlantic region circuit and has numerous wins and class championships to his name. Click here to visit www.RaceCarLaw.com. E-mail Stephen T. Harper.
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A graduate of Washington and Lee University and the University of Richmond School of Law, Craig has been practicing law since 1994. He specializes in handling personal injury and workers' compensation.
A member of the Virginia and West Virginia Bars Craig has been admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in those states. He is currently a Governor at Large on the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association's (VTLA) Board of Governors and is a former chair of VTLA's Workers' Compensation Section and Young Trial Lawyer Section. Craig also helped establish and served as moderator of the Workers' Compensation Section's Advanced Practice CLE Retreat for first three years it was held and has remained on the Planning Committee since that time. Craig also served two year terms as the Chair of both the Fundraising and Membership Committees for the VTLA.
Craig has tried to verdict and settled numerous personal injury and medical malpractice cases resulting in awards exceeding a million dollars for his clients. He was recognized as a member of Virginia's "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business Magazine and has been selected as a Virginia "Super Lawyer" for the last four years. He was also recently selected for inclusion in the publication "Best Lawyers in America."
He frequently lectures on topics related to workers' compensation, personal injury and medical malpractice, throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has published articles on the rights of undocumented workers in Virginia and mediation strategies under the Virginia Workers Compensation Act. Each year Craig lobbies on behalf of injured workers and victims of negligence at the Virginia General Assembly.
In his spare time Craig volunteers at Central Virginia Legal Aid, coaches youth sports through the Tuckahoe YMCA, and helps raise money for charities, including Connor's Heroes, by organizing benefit concerts. Craig and his family, including his son Jackson, enjoy sports, hiking, seeing live music and activities with their dogs.
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Joel W. Young
A graduate of the University of Virginia and William & Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Joel has been practicing law since 2003. He specializes in handling workers' compensation cases.
Joel is an experienced litigator, whose work as a prosecutor and defense attorney has afforded him the unique ability to see a case from different angles. He has prosecuted and defended hundreds of cases, and handled appeals to the Court of Appeals of Virginia and to the Supreme Court of Virginia.
He is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, and the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG). Joel is a soccer enthusiast and enjoys playing and coaching soccer in his spare time.
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Michael J. Beste
A graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado summa cum laude and University of Baltimore Law School magna cum laude, Michael has been practicing law since 2011. He specializes in handling workers' compensation and personal injury cases.
A member of the Virginia and Maryland Bars, Michael has been admitted to practice in all state courts in Virginia and Maryland, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He has enthusiastically represented many injured clients in personal injury and workers' compensation cases to settlement and verdict. In many instances, Michael has handled both workers' compensation and third party liability cases arising from the same incident. This experience has allowed him to understand the complicated interplay between workers' compensation and personal injury cases.
Michael has successfully argued cases on appeal before the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission and the Court of Appeals of Virginia. He enjoys legal argument, and he will tirelessly pursue creative angles to secure benefits on behalf of his clients. Michael is also an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group, and American Association for Justice.
Earlier in his career, Michael handled a wider variety of legal matters, though he is now enjoying the narrower focus of advocating on behalf of injured workers. Originally from Delaware, Michael has made Richmond, Virginia his home. While not working, he enjoys worldwide travel, sports, hiking, and spending his time with his family.
E-mail Michael J. Beste.
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