Headshot of Civil Litigation Attorney Nia E. White with McCandlish Holton in Richmond, Virginia

Nia E. White, Associate

NWhite@lawmh.com      Nia's vCard

P/F: (804) 775-3812

Practice Areas


Trucking/transportation and personal injury defense.


  • William & Mary Law School, J.D. 
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A. summa cum laude, International Studies


  • Virginia

Nia is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Her practice is primarily focused on Civil Litigation. Nia also has experience with family law, facilitating access to legal services, and employment law.

Nia earned her J.D. at the William & Mary Law School, where she honed her writing skills for the William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice. She was a recipient of the McGlothlin Scholars Program, a merit-based research scholarship. Nia gained practice experience as a PracticePro 1L Diversity Scholar and represented clients within the William & Mary Law School Family Law Clinic. Nia also served as a research assistant, working on a report proposing new solutions to Richmond’s eviction crisis, and as a teaching assistant for Civil Procedure.

Prior to going to law school, Nia was a volunteer member with the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS) in Richmond, Virginia. Nia also spent a semester as a substitute teacher in the Fairfax County Public School System.

Nia enjoys cooking Louisiana Creole and Mediterranean cuisine, reading, and listening to podcasts.


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Black Law Student Association, past
  • Student Bar Association, Community Service Chair, past
  • Women’s Law Society, 1L Representative, past
  • Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, volunteer, 2017-18