On Sept. 23, 2020, the board of directors of the Central Virginia Legal Aid
Society (CVLAS) elected McGuireWoods senior counsel
Christopher E. Trible to serve as board president.
Based in Richmond, Chris is a member of McGuireWoods’ Products,
Environmental & Mass Tort Litigation Department, helping U.S. and
international clients manage risk and solve their most challenging
litigation issues. He advises and defends automotive, retail, consumer
product and healthcare industry clients in high-exposure cases alleging
product defects and recalls, consumer fraud and misrepresentation, and
other mass torts and class actions.
In addition to his practice with McGuireWoods, Chris is an advocate for pro
bono services, primarily representing victims of domestic violence who seek
protective orders against their abusers. He co-chairs McGuireWoods’
Richmond office Pro Bono Committee and leads the protective order program
for the Triage Project, a partnership among the CVLAS, McGuireWoods and
others. Chris formerly sat on the board of directors of the Legal Aid
Justice Center, and he is a former chair of the Richmond Bar Association’s
Pro Bono Committee.
With offices in Richmond, Charlottesville and Petersburg, CVLAS is a
nonprofit community of lawyers who provide free legal services to
low-income individuals in civil cases and preventative legal education in