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Audra M. Dickens, Director

ADickens@lawmh.com  |  Audra's vCard

P: (804) 775-3803
F: (804) 775-7234

Practice Areas

Litigation                        Government & Public Entities

Automobile liability defense, trucking defense, premises, medical malpractice,  and products liability defense, insurance coverage, employment law, state and federal appellate matters. 

Education

  • University of Virginia, 2008
  • Liberty University School of Law, 2011

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Audra is a Director in the litigation practice group. Her practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the areas of automobile liability defense and trucking defense, as well as premises, medical malpractice,  and products liability defense. She also has experience in employment law, cases involving significant electronic discovery, and numerous state and federal appellate matters. Audra has successfully represented clients in jury and bench trials in state and federal courts across the Commonwealth.

Audra is the Chair of the Auto & Transportation Liability section of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA). She is also an active member of the Richmond Bar Association and the Virginia Women Attorneys Association.

Audra is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Liberty University School of Law. Prior to joining McCandlish Holton, Audra worked for an AV-rated civil litigation law firm in Roanoke, focused on insurance defense, trucking defense, and appellate matters. 

RECOGNITIONS

  • Virginia Rising Star, Transportation/Maritime, Super Lawyers 2019
  • Up and Coming Honoree 2019, Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • American Cancer Society Associate Board of Ambassadors of RVA, VP of Community Involvement
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA), Chair Auto & Transportation Liability 
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA), Past Vice Chair Auto & Transportation Liability (2017 - 2018)
  • ALFA International, Transportation Group
  • ALFA International, Women's Initiative Group
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Board Member at Large (2016 - 2017)
  • Richmond Bar Association (2013 - 2017)
  • Roanoke Bar Association (2013 - 2017)
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court (2015 - 2017)

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS