Experience. Reputation. Results.

Charles Purcell of Purcell & Purcell and Irv Cantor of Cantor Arkema provide a trial team with a proven track record for serious personal injury cases.

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The Power of Teamwork

After graduating from UVA Law School in 1978, classmates and best friends Charles Purcell and Irv Cantor went on to build successful careers and law firms, representing persons who have been seriously injured.

Irvin V. Cantor is a founding partner of the Richmond, Va. law firm of Cantor Arkema, P.C., recently listed as one of the 30 largest law firms in Virginia. Mr. Cantor opened the law firm in 1979 after clerking for the Virginia Supreme Court. Mr. Cantor has achieved numerous recoveries for his clients in excess of a million dollars. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law" and is rated AV (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. Mr. Cantor is Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and he currently serves as President of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia and Treasurer of the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Over the years, Charles Purcell and Irv Cantor have successfully teamed together to handle many large personal injury cases. Now, this high powered team is available to all of the seriously injured clients pf Purcell and Purcell, by associating Mr. Cantor and his law firm to serve as co-counsel on such cases.