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Victoria L. Howell, Associate

VHowell@lawmh.com   |   Victoria's VCard

P: (804) 775-3854
F: (804) 775-3834

Practice Areas


Governments & Public Entities

Civil litigation and personal defense.


  • T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, J.D., cum laude
  • Colgate University, B.A., cum laude, Political Science and Africana and Latin American Studies


  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


Victoria is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Her practice is primarily focused on Civil Litigation. Victoria also has experience in family law and bankruptcy law.

Victoria has defended clients in a variety of liability matters in both state and federal court. She handles cases through all stages of litigation and has tried several bench trials. She has drafted and argued numerous dispositive motions, participated in settlement conferences, and conducted and defended depositions. Victoria has also successfully obtained numerous favorable settlements for her clients.

Victoria earned her J.D. at the University of Richmond School of Law, where she served as the Associate Manuscript Editor for the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology. Victoria first practiced law as a third year student associate at the University of Richmond Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic. 

Before joining McCandlish Holton, Victoria was a law clerk to the Honorable Judges of the Henrico County Circuit Court in the 14th Judicial Circuit of Virginia.

Victoria is passionate about her church and loves travelling with her husband.


  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA)
  • American Heart Association, Young Professionals’ Board
  • Vestry Member, Class of 2023 | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia