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John Conrad, President


John Conrad has extensive experience as a trial attorney, having successfully handled thousands of diverse cases and tried hundreds of cases before juries throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  John also represents individuals, businesses and agencies in municipal, county and state government, zoning, and economic development matters.

John has a record of extensive experience in legal, political, governmental and community affairs:

  • Over thirty years' experience as a trial attorney
  • An “A-V” rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by Virginia Business magazine as one of the "Legal Elite"
  • Vice Mayor of the City of Richmond and three-term member of the Richmond City Council
  • Former founding member and Chairman of the Greater Richmond Partnership, recognized as one of the best regional economic development agencies in America
  • Founding member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Richmond
  • Former Chairman of the St. Christopher’s School Foundation, the Special Education Advisory Committee of the Richmond Public School Board, and the Board of Directors of the National Tuberous Sclerosis Association

B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1973
J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 1977


Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Virginia Bar Association
Virginia State Bar


Saemi Murphy, Associate


Saemi Murphy joined The Conrad Firm as an associate in 2007.  She received her B.A. from Cornell University in 2003 and received her J.D. from the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond in 2006. 

While at T.C. Williams School of Law, Saemi participated in the Trial Advocacy Competition and was invited to join the Trial Advocacy Board during her first year.  Before joining the Conrad Firm, Saemi interned at the Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office through University of Richmond’s clinical placement program.  She also defended juvenile delinquents while working at the Children’s Law Center at University of Richmond. 

Saemi’s practice at The Conrad Firm is concentrated in the areas of litigation, local government and personal injury matters.


B.A., Cornell University, 2003
J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 2006


Virginia State Bar

Beverly Crockett, Office Administrator


Beverly Crockett received her B.A. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1974. She is the Office Administrator and a legal assistant for The Conrad Firm. Beverly has worked in the legal field for twenty-four years and has worked with John Conrad since 1984.  In addition to her full-time job with The Conrad Firm, Beverly has worked as a fitness specialist with the YMCA and is currently involved with Special Olympics and numerous church activities.

Kristin Davis, Paralegal


Kristin Davis is a 2005 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. She has eight years of legal experience in regulatory, administrative law, general corporate matters, litigation, insurance, worker's compensation, personal injury, property damage, and automobile accidents.

Kristin has worked for The Conrad Firm since 2003. After graduating from college, Kristin joined the firm as a full-time paralegal. Her duties include trial preparation; deposition summaries; interviewing clients/witnesses; drafting pleadings/discovery; research; and summarizing medical bills/records.


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