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W. Hunter Old, Esq.

Partner

W. Hunter Old is a partner at Heath, Old & Verser, P.L.C. He has been in private practice for more than 15 years, more than 12 of which have been in service to the Peninsula and Tidewater regions. He has maintained a varied civil litigation practice throughout that time, and presently focuses on litigation matters involving aviation, residential and commercial construction, contested estates and trusts and real property disputes.

A resident of Williamsburg, Hunter serves on the boards of several local non-profit organizations. He also has held every officer position in the Williamsburg Bar Association, and is a past Chairman of the Virginia State Bar’s Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations. He also represents the 9th Judicial District (which includes Williamsburg/James City County, York County/Poquoson, Gloucester, Charles City, King William and Mathews) on the Council of the Virginia State Bar. He regularly accepts referrals from other attorneys and former and existing clients, but looks for new opportunities as well.

Hunter was in the U.S. Army Reserves for 14 years as an aviator and officer, and flew both UH-1s (Hueys) and CH-47s (Chinooks). He was deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he served as a company commander in 2003-04. He holds a commercial, rotary-wing pilot’s license with instrument rating.

E-Mail: hold@hovplc.com | Direct Line: (757) 772-6802

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • JD, 1998
    • George Mason American Inn of Court – Student Bar President
    • Moot Court Member
  • College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • BA (English Literature), 1991
  • U.S. Army, Initial Entry Rotary-Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Se Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria Division), 1998 – 1999

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar, Bar Council Representative for 9th Circuit, 2014 – Present
  • Virginia State Bar, Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations, Member, 2011 – Present (Chair, 2013 – 2015)
  • Williamsburg Bar Association, Immediate Past President (President, 2012 – 2014)
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association, 2010 – Present

Community Involvement

  • Virginia Aerospace Business Association, Board Member, 2014 - Present
  • Williamsburg/James City County Community Action Agency, Board Member, 2013 – Present
  • Housing Partnerships, Inc., Secretary, 2009 – Present
  • Williamsburg Symphonia, Board Member, 2010 – 2014
  • Youth Aeronautics Education Foundation, Board Member, 2010 – 2013
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Southeast Chapter, Board Member, 2006 - 2009
Our Unique Approach to Law

We understand that each client and every case is unique. We work with you to efficiently and effectively develop the proper course of action for your particular case. Over the years, we have become a trusted resource for individuals, families and businesses throughout Newport News.

  • Dedicated to Legal Excellence
  • Exceptional Track Record of Success
  • Tough Courtroom Advocacy
  • Client-Focused Care

Heath, Old & Verser, PLC

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    Leonard C. Heath, Jr.
    Partner
    In 2018-19 Len served as the 80th President of the Virginia State Bar, the state agency that regulates and governs the approximately 32,000 lawyers who are in good standing across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Len was the first attorney from the...
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    W. Hunter Old
    Partner
    W. Hunter Old is a partner at Heath, Old & Verser, P.L.C., and is head of Aviation Law Center, the firm’s aviation division. He has been in private practice for more than 20 years, more than 15 of which have been in service to the Peninsula region.
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    Joseph F. Verser
    Partner
    Joe Verser is named each year as a “Top Lawyer” by Coastal Virginia Magazine, in addition to be included annually in Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.” Joe is also rated “Superb” with a 10 out of 10 rating with AVVO. Joe has tried a number...
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    Jordan C. Heath
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    Jordan Heath is a civil litigator focusing his practice on personal injury cases and commercial litigation. While attending Regent University School of Law, Jordan served two years on Regent’s flagship academic journal, the Regent University Law...
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    Kyle C. Zimmermann
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    Kyle Zimmermann is a civil litigator focusing his practice on personal injury cases and commercial litigation. While attending Regent University School of Law, Kyle served as a staff editor for Regent’s flagship academic journal, the Regent...

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