Ericka M. Battle

Ericka M. Battle

Richmond, Virginia
5206 Markel Road
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23230

Ericka M. Battle is an associate in the offices of Coates & Davenport. She practices in the areas of civil litigation, real estate and criminal law. Prior to joining the firm, she was employed at a small firm owned by a former Virginia Common­wealth Attorney, where she handled civil litigation, criminal law, real property  and contract matters.

Ericka graduated from the Douglas L. Wilder School of Govern­ment and Public Affairs  at Virginia  Commonwealth University in Richmond, with a B.A. in Political Science, and then attend­ed Florida Coastal School of Law. While attending law school, she interned with the Hampton Common­wealth Attorney's Office and a consumer law clinic, and studied international law in France. Prior to attending law school, she was a legislative aide with the Virginia  General  Assembly.

She is active in a variety of community and non-profit organiza­tions  in the Richmond area.


Community/Civic   Activities
• Junior League of Richmond, Member
• Opportunity Alliance Reentry, Board of Directors
• Children’s Home Society

Bar Admissions

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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hill-Tucker Bar Association
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Henrico County Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Contract Disputes & Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense & Traffic
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Pro Bono Honors
  • Universit√© d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France - 2012
    • Major: International Law Survey Certificate
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    • B.A. cum laude - 2010
    • Major: Political Science