D. Heath Gates Jr.

Richmond, Virginia


phone  804-320-9100
fax 804-323-7006
email hgates@cowangates.com

Heath Gates is a third-generation Chesterfield County attorney, who joined his father’s law firm as an associate in 2010. He was named a Principal in the firm in 2015. Heath’s main focus is real estate, which includes: contract and closing negotiations, construction and permanent financing, negotiating leases, easement agreements, covenants and other real estate issues.

Heath is a 2005 Political Science graduate from Hampden-Sydney College. Following graduation, he worked for Bon Air Title Insurance Company as a Title Examiner. Heath attended Regent University Law School where he served the Law School as a Student Ambassador to prospective students, graduating from Regent in 2010.

He is an avid outdoorsman, Hampden-Sydney and YMCA of Greater Richmond supporter and dedicated to the Episcopal Church.

Heath discusses Real Estate


Areas of Practice: 
Real Estate
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Bar Admissions:
Virginia, 2010
Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Hampden-Sydney College
B.A., Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Virginia State Bar Association, Member
Virginia State Bar Real Property Section, Member
Registered Real Estate Settlement Agent under the . . . (CRESPA)
Chesterfield County Bar Association, Member
Powhatan County Bar Association, Member
Pro Bono Activities:
Hampden-Sydney Young Alumni Association, Class Captain
SCAN – Stop Child Abuse Now, Board of Young Professionals
SCAN, Chair, Membership Committee
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Honored as one of Virginia’s top 25 finest young professionals
Huguenot Trail Rotary, Scholarship committee
Huguenot Trail Rotary, Board member, Sergeant at Arms
Regent Alumni Group of Richmond
Quoit Club
Ducks Unlimited
YMCA Richmond