Pursuing Maximum Compensation For Injured People

A Respected Law Firm Known For Results

At Updike, Nicely & Crawford, PLC, we focus our practice on helping people with serious injuries recover the compensation needed to rebuild their lives.

Our attorneys handle a full range of injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and workplace injuries. Our attorneys also represent families who have lost loved ones in wrongful death situations.

Based in Covington, we serve clients in Alleghany County, Roanoke and all throughout Virginia.

Meet Our Attorneys

What sets our firm apart is a successful track record of recovering compensation for our clients combined with a commitment to personalized client service.

Our strong case results include many substantial, million-dollar settlements and verdicts, made possible by our skilled advocacy and ability to prepare cases aggressively for trial. Our attorneys work together as a team to make this happen while also keeping clients updated throughout the process on how things are going.

Russell W. Updike – Russ moved to Covington after graduating from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1990. For the past 25 years, Russ has devoted his practice to representing injured clients throughout Virginia. He has been listed in the Super Lawyers Magazine for 10 years. Russ lives in Botetourt with his wife, Jennifer, and three children, Trent, Eli and Ava.

Nolan R. Nicely Jr. – Nolan is an Alleghany County native who has practiced law in Virginia since 1994. He focuses on complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases, handling information discovery, insurance issues and other key components of building a strong case.

Jennifer May Crawford – Jennie is a Bath County native who has practiced law in Covington since 2011. She is a strong advocate for our clients in all types of injury cases.

You Don’t Pay Any Fees Unless We Win Your Case

Since we work on a contingency-fee basis for all injury-related cases, you will pay no attorney fees unless we win your case. For a free consultation, call us now at 540-962-4986.