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Charles Y. Sipe, Esq.
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Richmond, Virginia Attorney
Charles Y. Sipe, Esq.

Phone: 804.322.1902


Languages: English

Mr. Sipe is a Principal and joined the law firm of Goodman, Allen Donnelly in 1998. His practice focuses on medical malpractice defense and has a strong track record defending, physicians, nurses and other individual health care providers as well as health care facilities and nursing homes. In addition, Mr. Sipe has experience in commercial litigation and general liability defense, including manufacturer warranty litigation. Unique to his practice is his frequent representation of health care providers in criminal matters before their respective licensing and regulatory board, in civil or administrative hearings and in criminal courts of law. Mr. Sipe has obtained defense verdicts for his clients in both Virginia and the federal courts earning him frequent recognition in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s annual survey of Largest Med Mal Defense Verdicts in Virginia.


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Va. J.D. (1990)
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., B.A. (1987)
  • Woodberry Forest School, Orange, Va. (1983)

Admitted to Practice:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U. S. Bankruptcy Court For the Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations:

  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Charlottesville-Abermarle Bar Association
    • Judicial Nominations Committee (2005-Present)
    • Board of Directors (1991-1993)
    • Secretary (1998-1991)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Contributing Author, Journal of the College of Radiology

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Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Law Firm Contact: Charles M. Allen

Tel: 804.322.1902

Fax: 804.346.5954



Member Since: 2009

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