Aneta Nikolic

Associate

anikolic@bklawva.com

o. 703-691-1235
f. 703-691-3913

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Aneta Nikolic’s practice focuses primarily on medical malpractice defense and civil litigation.

She represents institutional and individual healthcare providers in Virginia and Washington, D.C. in all aspects of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, motions practice, and negotiating favorable settlements. In addition to litigation, Aneta counsels clients regarding credentialing and disciplinary issues, consent issues, capacity issues, patient privacy, and general risk management matters.

As part of her civil litigation practice, Aneta also regularly represents petitioners in connection with petitions to appoint guardians and conservators for incapacitated adults. In addition, Aneta has represented and assisted clients in administrative education proceedings, employment discrimination investigations, and miscellaneous employment litigation issues. She represents clients in both state and federal courts.

Aneta is active in the Fairfax Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section, where she is currently serving her second term on the Board of Directors. She actively plans and participates in a variety of networking events, and engages in local volunteer and fundraising work.

A Fairfax native, Aneta earned her B.A. in psychology from James Madison University in 2013 and her J.D. from William & Mary Law School in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Aneta completed a clerkship with the Honorable Daniel E. Ortiz at Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Credentials

Education
  • William & Mary Law School (Cum Laude, 2017)
  • James Madison University (Summa Cum Laude, 2013)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia Bar, 2022
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2022
  • Eastern District of Virginia, 2020
  • Virginia State Bar, 2017

Clerkships

  • Hon. Daniel E. Ortiz, Fairfax County Circuit Court, 2017-2018

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Fairfax Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section, Board of Directors (2019 - Present)
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, Member
  • William & Mary Law Review, 2015-2017

Community Service

  • Just Neighbors, Immigration Nonprofit, 2014