Abbigale E. Bricker

Abbigale E. Bricker

Meet Abby

Abby Bricker is an attorney for Allen & Allen, located in the firm’s Richmond, VA office. She also manages the Docketing Department for the firm. She specializes in research and writing for complex personal injury cases.

Before joining Allen & Allen in 2015, Abby spent 14 years representing defendants and insurance companies in cases involving automobile and tractor-trailer accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and governmental liability. Abby’s background in insurance defense gives her valuable insight into how insurance companies and their litigators handle personal injury claims. This understanding is an asset to Allen & Allen’s clients, who benefit from her working knowledge of the defense.

Abby received her Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond School of Law. She spent almost fifteen years as a litigator in Richmond, VA and has handled settlements and trials across Virginia and the District of Columbia. She believes in giving back to the community and has volunteered at the Central Virginia Legal Aid Pro Bono Attorney Hotline.

Abby lives in the Richmond area with her three children. She is a Troop Leader for the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a soccer mom, a swim mom, and an elementary, middle and high school volunteer in the Henrico County Public School system.

Experience

  • Attorney – Docketing Team (2020 to Present)
  • Attorney Manager of the New Case Department, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2015 – 2020)
  • Counsel, The Conrad Firm (2001 – 2014)
  • Summer Associate, Huff, Poole & Mahoney (2000)
  • Law Clerk, Henrico County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office (1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Education

  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law (2001)
  • B.A., English, James Madison University (1998)

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

Publications

  • “You can’t always get what you want: Government’s good intentions v. the First Amendment’s prescribed freedoms in protecting children from sexually-explicit material on the internet.” 6 RICH. J.L. & TECH. 17. Winter 1999 – 2000

Community Service

  • JMU Alumni Law Board
  • Central Virginia Legal Aid Pro Bono Attorney Hotline
  • Carrico Moot Court Competition Judge
  • Girl Scouts of America, Troop Leader
  • Tuckahoe Elementary School PTA

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