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Leonard Claro Heath Jr.

Leonard Claro Heath Jr.

also known as Len Heath

About me

We are a trial firm that represents a wide range of clients from individuals to large corporations. We focus our practice on handling personal injury claims, business disputes, real estate cases, and will, estate, and trust disputes. We have appeared in both federal and state courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. We are always happy to assist new clients and aggressively represent their interests.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    29 years
  2. Litigation: 45%
    29 years
  3. Business: 10%



Hourly ($375/hour), contingent (33-50%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kevin Edward Martingayle

    Len and I have been on opposing sides and have also worked together on Virginia State Bar matters. He is smart, focused and always prepared. Highly recommend.


    Kevin Martingayle Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Johnny Curtis Cope

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Johnny Cope Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Heath, Overbey, & Verser, P.L.C.

11832 Rock Landing Drive
Suite 201
Newport News, VA, 23606


VAAuthorized to practice law198609/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Business LitigatioSuper Lawyers2012
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2011
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2009
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2009
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2008
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2007
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2007
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2006
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2006
Business LitigationSuper Lawyers2005
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2005
Board of EditorsWilliam and Mary Law Review1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia State Bar Professionalism for Law StudentsFaculty2011 - Present
Virginia State BarBar Council Representive, 7th Circuit2011 - Present
Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education BoardMember2010 - Present
Virginia State Bar Lawyer Malpractice Insurance CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Virginia State Bar Harry Carrico Professionalism FacultyFaculty2008 - 2011
Virginia State Bar Emergency Legal Services Task ForceVice-Chair2007 - 2008
Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Legal EthicsMember2002 - 2008
Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education BoardChair1998 - 1999
Newport News Bar AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education BoardVice-Chair1995 - 1998
Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education BoardMember1993 - 1994
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Williamsburg Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Richmond Law ReviewA Hospital's Dilemma: The Legal Implications of Promulgating Guidelines Concerning Human Immunodeficiency Virus1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
College of William and MaryBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Richmond Law SchoolProfessionalism for Law Students2012
Liberty University Law SchoolProfessionalism for Law Students2012
Harry Carrico Professionalism CourseProfessionalism2011
Virginia Beach, VirginiaPracticing Law in the 21st Century2010
Harry Carrico Professionalism CourseProfessionalism2010
Harry Carrico Professionalism CourseProfessionalism2009
Norfolk, VirginiaPreventing Legal Malpractice Claims and Ethics Complaints in your Law Practice2008