Meet Attorney Verser

Joseph F. Verser


Joe Verser is a trial attorney focusing his practice on personal injury cases and commercial litigation. Joe has represented numerous clients that have been injured as a result of automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Joe handles a broad range of civil litigation matters for both individuals and businesses in state and federal court. He has represented businesses and business owners in lawsuits involving shareholder derivative claims, fraud, conspiracy, and other business torts. Joe has also tried cases involving real estate disputes, business disputes, and lawsuits involving wills, trusts, and estates.

Prior to forming Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old in 2011, Joe was a litigation partner in the law firm of Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, P.C., also based in Newport News. Joe has been named for 2014, 2015, and 2016 as a “Rising Star” in Virginia’s Super Lawyers and in 2015 was named a “Top Lawyer” by Coastal Virginia Magazine.

Attorney Verser

Attorney Verser's Experience & Recognitions

  • Areas of Practice
  • Litigation Percentage
    • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Bar Admissions
    • Virginia
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Education
    • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
      • J.D.
    • Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia
      • B.A. magna cum laude
      • Major: Political Science
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • Colonial Council Boy Scouts of America, Past Board Member
    • Newport News Bar Association, Board Member
    • Newport News Bar Association, Judicial Screening Committee (2015)
    • Virginia State Bar, Standing Committee on Communications, 2012 – 2014
    • Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors, Risk Management Committee, 2008 - 2010
    • American Inns of Court, James Kent Chapter (Norfolk), 2006 – 2013
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Monarch Bank, Peninsula Leadership Board (2014- 2016)
    • Top Lawyers in Coastal Virginia by Coastal Virginia Magazine, 2015
    • Recently named President of the Newport News Bar Association. Click here to read the Daily Press

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Hear From Our Past Clients
  • “I'd pay him more if I could just because of how he has treated my loved one and I.”


  • “His personal contact and concern were refreshing given the common view of lawyers in our society.”


  • “Their competence and skill demonstrated through the trial was nothing short of perfect. ”


  • “While you were handling my case I had no worries at all.”


  • “One of the best!!!”


  • “When you really need help !!! You need to contact Joe Verser.”


  • “Words cannot fully describe what an amazing attorney and advocate you will have in hiring Shawn Overbey.”


  • “His experience and attention to detail impressed me as he meticulously built my case.”


  • “This firm goes above and beyond!”


  • “Mr. Heath and his staff were not only exceptionally professional, but caring and friendly.”


  • “He is very highly recommended by retired Judges.”


  • “Thanks for coming to our rescue for the last year and a half.”


  • “I would wholeheartedly recommend him.”


  • “He gets an A+ from me.”


  • “We would highly recommend Len to anyone in need of legal services.”


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Coastal Virginia Mag Top Lawyers
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent

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