Martha S. Dickie


Almanza, Blackburn, Dickie & Mitchell LLP, Partner, January 1, 2010 to Present
Akin & Almanza, Partner, February 1, 2005 to December 31, 2009
Akin & Almanza, Of Counsel, 2004
Minton, Burton, Foster and Collins, P.C., 1982-2004
Law Clerk to United States District Judge Jack Roberts, 1980-1982.

Admitted to bar 1980, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas


University of Texas at Austin – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1980;
University of Texas at Austin – B.A. Plan II with Special Honors in Economics, 1977
Phi Beta Kappa

Areas of Practice:

      • General Civil and Commercial Litigation,
      • Legal and Professional Malpractice Defense,
      • Municipality Defense Litigation,
      • Fiduciary and Trust Litigation
      • Employment and Title VII Litigation
      • White Collar Criminal Defense


President State Bar of Texas, 2006 – 2007 and Board of Directors 1989-92
American Arbitration Association (AAA) Arbitrator
State Bar of Texas Presidential Citations, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2013
State Bar of Texas Outstanding Third Year Director, 1992, 2003-2009
Travis County Bar Association (President, 1988-89; President, Criminal Law and Procedure Section, 1985-86)
Texas Board of Legal Specialization (June 1995-May 2001)
Texas Bar Foundation (Trustee, 1992-95, Chair of the Fellows, 2003-04)
Member American Board of Trial Advocates
President 2010-2012 of Austin Chapter of ABOTA
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating Board Member
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, 1994-2000
Super Lawyers 2003 – 2015
Recipient of Michael J. Crowley Award 2010
The Best Lawyers In America 2010
Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award – Travis County Women’s Lawyer Association
Austin Bar Association Distinguished Lawyer Award 2012