Dygert Wright Hobbs & Heilberg
David L. Heilberg is a co-founder of Dygert Wright Hobbs & Heilberg, PLC, located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr. Heilberg can call upon almost four decades of legal experience as he provides clients throughout the central part of the state with assistance in criminal defense and personal injury matters. Mr. Heilberg has tried cases before a jury on over 100 occasions. He has advocated on behalf of individuals facing charges including capital murder, driving under the influence and white-collar crimes such as embezzlement and fraud.A 1975 graduate of Union College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Heilberg was awarded a Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1979 before being admitted to practice before all Virginia state courts. He was subsequently admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to entering private practice in 1982, Mr. Heilberg spent three years as an Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. He is frequently invited to deliver presentations on criminal law topics before groups of fellow professionals as well as college and law school students.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Heilberg has received an AV* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Heilberg has been recognized as a Super Lawyer** every year since 2011. He is a former president and member of the board of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and he been an active participant in the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
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**Super Lawyers is a rating service, published by Thompson Reuters, of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.