CowanGates | Attorney | Heath Gates

Heath Gates Jr.


Heath Gates is a third-generation Chesterfield County real estate attorney, who joined his father’s law firm as an Associate in 2010. He was named a Principal in the firm five years later. Heath specializes in real estate law, 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, huge supporter of Hampden-Sydney College, and World Pediatric Project, and is faithfully dedicated to the Episcopal Church. He is happily married to his wife, Beatrice Gates, who is the owner of Gates Interiors and helps raise their precious children, Virginia, Johanna, and David.

CowanGates | Attorney | Heath Gates

Heath Gates Jr.


“Thank you, again, for taking care of us. We will be bringing you more business. You can tell we LOVE CowanGates.”

Carole F., Real Estate Client

“Thank you! It was a pleasure working with you. This was the easiest, most stress free closing I’ve experienced to date!”

Lisa C., CowanGates Client

“Thank you all for your help with my sale and purchase. The experience was made easier because of all of you! You all were on top of every detail and every question I had through this process. Thank you!”

Nicole B., CowanGates Client

“Thank you so much for all your time and work this year, not only for my clients, but for your time with the Harbour Pointe office. We are truly fortunate to have you all in our corner. Thank you for all you do!”

Amy E., CowanGates Client

“Thank you for the successful closing. It was uneventful, just the way I like them.”

Chuck B., CowanGates Client

“Heath, thank you for all you do with each of my closings. I know some are more challenging than others. I can honestly say, I wouldn’t want to work with anyone other than you and your team! You are all amazing!”

Anne B., Real Estate Client

The team at CowanGates has taken great care of every real estate client I have sent their way. They are professional, welcoming, and make the homebuying transaction simple and smooth. I look forward to many more years of serving clients with you guys by my side!

Chloe J., Real Estate Client

“I want to thank you for the great work you did on behalf of our client. They were so pleased with the speed, accuracy, and efficiency with which you did your work – as was I. I look forward to doing business with you again in the future!”

Gabrielle N., CowanGates Client

“We want to thank everyone at CowanGates for your help during the exciting and challenging process of closing on our first home. Your patience and flexibility were greatly appreciated, and we were happy to close our home-buying process at your office. ”

CowanGates Client
CowanGates | Attorney | Heath Gates

Heath Gates Jr.

  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Virginia, 2010

Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2010

Hampden-Sydney College, 2005
B.A., Political Science

  • Virginia State Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia State Bar Real Property Section, Member
  • Registered Real Estate Settlement Agent (CRESPA)
  • Chesterfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Powhatan County Bar Association, Member
  • Hampden-Sydney College Richmond Alumni Club, President
  • Hampden-Sydney College Young Alumni Association, Class Captain
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Honored as one of Virginia’s top 25 finest young professionals
  • Regent Alumni Group of Richmond
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • World Pediatric Project
CowanGates | Attorney | Heath Gates

Heath Gates Jr.