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Richmond Vona, LLC Makes a Move; Highlighted in Buffalo Business First

John Richmond & Keith Vona Sitting TogetherRead the recent article in Buffalo Business First featuring Richmond Vona, LLC's intentional move into downtown Buffalo, written by James Fink:
Real Deals: Why This Law Firm Moved From Central Park to Downtown

Richmond Vona, LLC Secures $4,250,000 Trucking Accident Settlement

$4,250,000 Settlement by Richmond Vona

Our client was seriously and permanently injured when he was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer in central New York. The truck driver was driving in the opposite direction when the collision occurred. Despite the snowy conditions, the trucker tried to pass multiple vehicles before losing control, jackknifing across the expressway, and slamming into our client. The $4,250,000 settlement we secured for our client represents medical costs, lost wages, future medical care, pain and suffering, and more.

Richmond Vona, LLC is Committed to Increasing Mental Illness Awareness

John Richmond began volunteering with Compeer, a mental health agency, in August 2020. Compeer provides good mental health through meaningful relationships by connecting people diagnosed with mental illnesses with a volunteer to provide one-on-one attention.

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Richmond Vona, LLC Joins the Herd!

Richmond Vona joins the Herd of Hope by becoming a corporate sponsor, pictured here with the limited edition blue buffalo statue.

Richmond Vona, LLC recently joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Herd of Hope as a corporate sponsor. Herd of Hope was created to build awareness of the research taking place at Roswell Park, the nation's first cancer research center, while raising funds to make a significant difference in the fight against cancer.

Lawsuit Filed by Richmond Vona, LLC Featured in the Buffalo News and Buffalo Law Journal

Richmond Vona, LLC made the news for their representation of a prominent Buffalo, NY based hotel and restaurant group who was denied insurance payments during the Covid-19 pandemic and suffered significant losses as a result. The suit has been filed in federal court in the Western District of New York, and asks that a federal judge render a ruling as to whether or not the insurance provider should be responsible for paying for the losses suffered by the plaintiff due to government shutdowns under Covid-19.

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Stay Positive: John Richmond Shares Advice for 2020 Law Grads in Buffalo Law Journal

This year’s law school graduates face unique challenges as Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on the country’s economy and slowed down the legal industry. Attorney John Richmond knows the job search for attorneys will be tough, but encourages new grads to stay positive and lends some tips from what he and partner Keith Vona learned during the last recession.

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John Richmond and Keith Vona Recognized as Top Trial Lawyers in New York State

John Richmond and Keith Vona

Richmond Vona, LLC is proud to announce that co-founding Members John Richmond and Keith Vona have been selected by the National Trial Lawyers as Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York. The National Trial Lawyers is an organization comprised of the top civil plaintiff and criminal defense trial lawyers in America. John and Keith are honored to have again been selected to be members of this prestigious organization and to be in the company of the best lawyers in the country.

In addition, John Richmond was selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York by the National Trial Lawyers. This list is reserved for America’s top young trial attorneys, and invitation is only extended to those who meet strict criteria. This is the third straight year that John has been named to this prestigious list.

John Richmond & Keith Vona Featured in Buffalo Business First Magazine

John Richmond and Keith Vona, partners, Richmond Vona LLC

We would like to recognize our co-founding attorneys John Richmond and Keith Vona – who were featured on the cover of the Law Journal of the February 21, 2020 edition of Buffalo Business First. The article focuses on our firm’s recent entry into Western New York’s competitive legal market. As Keith Vona noted in the article, personal injury law is among the “most competitive industries” out there, but we’re well prepared and undaunted by the competition.

At Richmond Vona, LLC, we are not your typical personal injury law. With an innovative and modern approach, we truly take the time to get to know and understand every person who walks through our door. As John Richmond told Buffalo Business First, a tremendous amount of thought has gone into “how we wanted to approach the practice” and “how we wanted our clients to be treated.”

As natives of Western New York, our co-founding attorneys have a deep commitment to doing what is right for the community. Our mission is to provide injured victims and their family members with transparent and reliable guidance. We take on a limited number of cases to ensure that every client gets the highest quality representation and the best possible results.

Keith Vona of East Aurora

Keith Vona

Keith Vona was featured in the East Aurora Bee on February 5, 2020, for the recent opening of Richmond Vona, LLC. Having received his J.D. from SUNY Buffalo and spent 10 years working for Buffalo police department, Keith has deep roots in Buffalo and looks forward to working with clients in the area.

Meet Our Attorneys Results-Driven, Client-Focused

With almost 25 years of combined personal injury experience, our co-founding attorneys, John E. Richmond and Keith R. Vona, have helped injury victims and their family members recover more than $150 million in financial relief.

When the unexpected happens, expect Richmond Vona.

Real People, Real Stories
  • “This firm’s attention to detail is second to none. It’s evident that they are true professionals and really care about their injured clients. This is the firm to call if you have been seriously injured due to someone else’s negligence.”

    - Jason D.
  • “He is a miracle worker. He found someone who knew my Dad who had passed away over 50 years ago. No easy feat. He works very, very hard for his clients. Knowledgeable and kind. I highly recommend him.”

    - Colette M.
  • “To this day, I am grateful for the dedication and compassion he displayed throughout my case. The outcome of my case was successful as a result of his drive and commitment.”

    - Sue A.


We Are Committed to Providing:
  • A Results-Oriented Focus

    Our legal team is prepared to do whatever is necessary to get you the full and fair financial compensation that you deserve.

  • Care, Compassion and Respect

    After all you’ve been through, you deserve someone to fight for you, while providing the individual attention you deserve.

  • Open and Honest Communication

    We value communication and honesty, and we promise to always keep you informed and up to date about your case.

  • Personalized Legal Representation

    When you entrust your case to our skilled attorneys, you become part of the Richmond Vona family - not just another case file.


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