Meet Attorney Old

W. Hunter Old, Esq.


W. Hunter Old is a partner at Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old, 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.

Attorney Old

"We are leaders both in the community and the bar, and it's that leadership that has led to our reputation."

Attorney Old's Experience & Recognitions

  • 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 & 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

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  • “This firm goes above and beyond!”


  • “Hunter Old and his team were focused, professional and achieved positive results, quickly.”


  • “Thanks Mr. Heath and your wonderful staff for ALL you've done.”


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


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


  • “From our first meeting, we knew we were going to receive excellent legal representation.”


  • “I am forever grateful to you both!”


  • “Shawn is an amazing lawyer!”


  • “Thank you Mr. Heath and Val for everything you have done for me and my family over the years!”


  • “Consistently professional”


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