Leonard C. Heath Jr. of Newport News is the Virginia State Bar’s new president-elect. He was sworn in at the Annual Meeting on June 17 and will succeed President Doris Henderson Causey for the 2018–19 term. Heath is a partner at Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old PLC.
Heath has served in numerous positions in the bar as far back as 1989. He currently serves on Bar Council, the Executive Committee, the MCLE Board, and the Budget and Finance, Better Annual Meeting, Bench-Bar Relations, and Lawyer Insurance committees, as well as the Professionalism Course faculty. He is the former president of the Newport News Bar Association and is a member of the Newport News Bar Association and the Williamsburg Bar Association. Since 2013, Heath has served as the chair of Christopher Newport University’s Jazz for Justice program.
Heath received his B.B.A from the College of William and Mary, and his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Heath focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation, including personal injury, business disputes, real estate litigation, and will/trust/estate litigation.
He is married to Kimberly C. Heath and they have three children.Updated: Jun 20, 2017
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