Hunt H. Whitehead

Education

University of Richmond School of Law, 1996

  • Cum Laude (Top 10%)
  • Book Award for Top Grade in Evidence
  • Book Award for Top Grade in Criminal Procedure

University of Virginia – McIntire School of Commerce, 1992

  • B.S. Finance

Virginia Episcopal School, Lynchburg, VA, 1988

  • Valedictorian

Experience

  • Managing Partner Whitehead & Chiocca, PLC
  • Voted “Super Lawyer” by peers for Super Lawyer Magazine 2012-13
  • Handled over 1200 Injury Cases in Career
  • Tried over 40 Personal Injury Cases to Jury Verdict
  • Spent eight years as associate for one of Virginia’s largest personal injury firms
  • Started own Personal Injury Firm in 2004
  • Member Virginia State Bar since 1996
  • Admitted to Practice in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Member City of Richmond Bar Association
    • Member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member Legislative Committee
  • Past Member Board of Governors
  • Member American Association for Justice
  • Wrote amicus brief in case of Cowan v. Hospice Support Care, 268 Va. 482, 603 S.E.2d 916 (2004) where Virginia Supreme Court ruled the Doctrine of Charitable Immunity did not apply to acts of Gross Negligence in Virginia
  • Co-authored “Personal Injury: Case Evaluation and Selection,” published in The Journal by the Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association
  • Lectured on “Motions in Limine,” at Tort Seminar for  Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association
  • Past lobbyist for the Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association

Background

  • Born and raised in Chatham, Virginia
  • Currently resides in the City of Richmond
  • Married with two children
  • Board Member Richmond Little League
  • Coach youth baseball and basketball

Current Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury and Auto Accidents
  • Dog Bite Injuries
  • Injuries to Children