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Virginia Business Announces the 2023 Legal Elite

Virginia Business Announces the 2023 Legal Elite

Every year, Virginia Business Magazine, in cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, polls lawyers across Virginia asking them to identify which of their peers are the top attorneys across 21 categories of legal specialties. Over 14,000 attorneys and more than 50 law firms were contacted, inviting them to place their ballots.

We are pleased to announce that three of our personal injury attorneys were named to the list for the Civil Litigation category. Congratulations to Stephanie Grana, Elliott Buckner, and Scott Bucci! 

Stephanie Grana has been fighting for individuals and families in Virginia suffering from catastrophic injury and wrongful death for over 30 years. She is currently an active member of the American Association of Justice, is the Chair of Commonwealth Community Trust, the Secretary on the board for Community Brain Injury Services, and has served as a member of the Boyd-Graves Conference for 13 years. Stephanie is also a past President of the following: The Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court, and the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association. She is also a fierce advocate and supporter of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.

Elliott Buckner represents clients in every kind of personal injury claim, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, tractor-trailer crashes, car collisions, and product liability cases. He also handles wrongful death claims on behalf of families who have experienced loss due to negligence. In addition to his trial work, Elliott often contributes to the legal community through lectures, articles, and presentations to other lawyers. In 2020, Elliott was honored to serve as the President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He also serves as President of the Community Brain Injury Services board of directors.
Scott Bucci focuses his personal injury practice primarily on premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. He has tried a wide variety of cases, including automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability, and construction dispute cases. He is well regarded by his peers and frequently requested as co-counsel on serious, complex cases, particularly in the area of premises/retailer liability, an area of the law Scott has developed a particular skill in. He is the former president of the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is also the president-elect of SEABOTA, an organization of southeastern regional chapters of ABOTA.

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