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ATTORNEY GREGORY O. HARBISON

Attorney Greg Harbison

A Dedicated Legal Professional Since 1998

Mr. Harbison has practiced law in Virginia since 1998, handling thousands of worker’s compensation and Social Security Disability cases, from minor injuries to complex cases involving catastrophic injuries and death. He brings a blend of compassion, personal attention, and legal prowess to each of his clients’ cases.

Recognized by Super Lawyers® Since 2007 & "Best Lawyers" in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Harbison has served as the Legislative Chair for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, where he advocates at the General Assembly on behalf of injured workers. A speaker and consultant for workers’ compensation law, he also contributes to the Annual Workers’ Compensation Advanced Practice Retreat education program for other lawyers who represent injured workers.

Because of this dedication, he has been recognized with numerous honors, including recognition in Super Lawyers® Magazine from 2007 to 2016, and being named in the “Best Lawyers” list in U.S. News & World Report in 2015.

Richmond Social Security Disability & Workers' Compensation

Gregory Harbison graduated from the University of Virginia in 1993 with a degree in Economics. He graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1997, with honors, where he served as Internal Managing Editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.

An active community member, Mr. Harbison is a member and trustee at Shady Grove United Methodist Church and supports the United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg. He lives just outside of Richmond with his wife Brenda and two children.

To learn more about Richmond Social Security Disability attorney Greg Harbison and how he can help you, call our firm at (804) 888-8000 to schedule a free initial consultation.

We proudly serve the residents of Richmond, Petersburg, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and the surrounding areas.

FAQ

I never considered a career in the law until nearing the end of college at the University of Virginia. I decided I wanted to do something important that could have a positive impact on people.

We are the only firm, that I am aware of, that handles only workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability cases. Some firms handle other practice areas, but we only focus on these two, where other firms advertise for workers’ compensation and/or Social Security disability and then actually refer the cases out.

I had a case a few years ago involving a UPS driver who was attempting to deliver a package and came across a murder scene. This triggered PTSD. In Virginia, it is very difficult to obtain benefits for a psychological injury without any physical injury. We lost at the hearing level and then turned the case around after two appeals.

We issue written discovery, prepare our client for a deposition, take depositions of adverse witnesses, talk to physician(s), review the entire record which can consume a banker’s box, and prepare for the hearing.

For most of our clients we are like guides in a foreign land. They often have no idea what is going on and need the process explained in plain English. I am always honest with my clients to make it clear how their case looks.

I am accessible via email, text, and phone. I always make myself available for conferences as well. I also call my clients on their birthdays.

I typically know how a case is going to go in advance. I can tell my clients that I’ve handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases and hundreds of SSD cases.

Helping people get closure on their workers’ compensation cases and get their benefits in Social Security disability cases.

I tell them to be honest with the judges.

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