Candy Barr Heimbach

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D. (1985)
  • Moravian College, B.A. (1979)

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Candy Barr Heimbach

Shareholder

cbheimbach@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 484-510-7691


1605 Valley Center Parkway
Suite 100
Bethlehem, PA 18017-2340

Main: 484-510-7700
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Candy Barr Heimbach is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. She concentrates her practice in the areas of nursing home/personal care facility defense, personal injury defense, professional and occupational licensure defense, and civil litigation defense, with a particular emphasis in medical/dental malpractice defense.

Prior to joining Dickie McCamey, Ms. Heimbach practiced for over 32 years as a shareholder with other litigation defense firms in the Lehigh Valley. Before beginning her career in private practice, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alfred T. Williams, Jr., then-President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County.

Professional Accomplishments

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® since 1999
  • Litigation Counsel of America™, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Moravian College Medallion of Merit Award (2018)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession Lynette Norton Award (2013)
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2005–2019
  • Super Lawyers® 2011–2013 “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania” List
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Super Lawyers

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D. (1985)
  • Moravian College, B.A. (1979)

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Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Informed Consent After Brady v. Urbas – Taking Another Look” (Presenter), Bar Association of Lehigh County, 9/23/2015
  • “Beyond Barrick v. Holy Spirit: Guidelines for Expert Witness Communications” (Presenter), Northampton County Bar Association, March 2015
  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit and the Impact of the Internet” (Presenter), Oct. 2014
  • “Grievance or Dispute Resolution Clauses” (Presenter), 9/9/2014
  • “Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: How the Internet Can Make or Break the Medical Professional Negligence Case” (Presenter), 63rd Annual Joint Meeting of the Lehigh County Bar Association and Lehigh County Medical Society, 9/9/2014
  • “EMR and Electronic Communications with Patients: When is It Okay to Hit Send?” (Presenter), Pocono Medical Center Grand Rounds, Dec. 2013\
  • “Litigation Issues Arising from the Use of Electronic Medical Records” (Presenter), Northampton County Medical Society, Sept. 2013
  • “The Art of Open Disclosure: Reporting and Notification of Medical Errors” (Presenter), Pocono Medical Center, June 2013
  • “So You Are Being Deposed …Things to Consider and Pitfalls to Avoid” (Presenter), Central Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management, June 2013
  • “Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Patients” (Presenter), Sacred Heart Hospital of Allentown’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jan. 2010

Publications

  • “Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: The Not-So-Rare Cause of Heart Attack” (Author), Lehigh County Health & Medicine, Summer 2017
  • “Medical Liability Update: Who’s Looking Out For You?” (Author), Network Magazine, Fall 2015
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Moravian College Alumni Association (former President)
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Community

  • Moravian College (former Trustee)
Education

Education

  • The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D. (1985); Lee Popp Award; National Client Counseling Team; BNA Law Student Award; PBA law student liaison
  • Moravian College, B.A. (1979), magna cum laude, Psychology and Elementary Education; Outstanding Student Award in Social Science; varsity basketball team; varsity volleyball team