Dillina Stickley maintains a diverse general civil practice focused on business, employment, personal injury and domestic relations.
James Madison University (BGS-1992 magna cum laude w/ distinction); Washington and Lee University School of Law, (JD-1996).
Law Practice Experience
Dillina has broad litigation and negotiation experience. She is an experienced trial attorney for cases involving employment, wrongful death, personal injury and real property and has practiced before the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Virginia Supreme Court. Dillina also has extensive experience in domestic relations cases focusing on complex equitable distribution. Dillina’s practice emphasizes counseling and risk management in business and employment related issues. Her specialized services for employers include discrimination avoidance and diversity training. Dillina is an advocate of collaborative law to solve her client’s problems and she uses those skills for her domestic relations, business and personal injury clients. Dillina also serves as an attorney referred arbitrator and mediator for a broad variety of issues.
Dillina is a qualified trainer of collaborative practice and procedures by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Dillina has over 10 years of teaching experience as an adjunct Professor of Business Law at Bridgewater College. She also serves as a team teacher of negotiation practice at Washington and Lee School of Law, and frequently lectures at the University of Virginia School of Law. She has been a frequent presenter of negotiation strategies and tactics for Virginia State Bar CLE programs. She regularly presents seminars for business clients and volunteer emergency service organizations on a variety of topics.
Member Virginia State Bar; Virginia State Bar-Executive Committee for Virginia Local Bar Conference (2005 - 2010); Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Bar Association, (past President 2004-2005); Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Bar Association- (past Chair-Professionalism Committee); Chair, Harrisonburg Rockingham County Bar Association Collaborative Law Section; Chair, Collaborative Professionals of the Shenandoah Valley; James Madison University Committee Adult Degree Program (past Board member); James Madison University BIS Alumni Association (past President); James Madison University Alumni Association (past Board member); attorney advisor to Shenandoah Valley Paralegal Association.
Dillina is married to an avid hunter and outdoorsman, has 3 grown daughters and a number of grandchildren. She serves on the Town Council for the Town of Bridgewater, Virginia, and is active in her church.