David H. Gates

David GatesRichmond, Virginia

phone  804-320-9100
fax 804-330-3140
email dgates@cowangates.com

David Gates is a trial attorney who was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1982. David received his B.S. degree from Hampden-Sydney College and his J.D. from the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond. His practice includes criminal defense, personal injury, civil litigation and insurance defense.

David lives in Farmville and handles trial work statewide. He is an avid hunter, angler and a sponsor of Ducks Unlimited. David attends Johns Memorial Episcopal Church in Farmville. He is a member of the Huguenot Trail Rotary Club in Midlothian, the Farmville Chamber of Commerce, the Chesterfield County Bar Association, and the Criminal Section of the Virginia State Bar. He is married to Mary Kay Gates who serves as the Association Director of Recruitment and Leadership Development of the Richmond YMCA.

David Gates discusses Criminal and Injury Law

Areas of Practice: 
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury
Civil Litigation
Insurance Defense
Family Law
Litigation Percentage:
75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar & Court Admissions:
Virginia, 1982
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1982
U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1982
University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
Hampden-Sydney College
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Virginia State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, Farmville Member & Trustee
Huguenot Trail Rotary Club, Member
Farmville Ducks Unlimited, Committee Member
Virginia Bronzeback Club, Member
Monacan Farm Whitetail Club, Member
Chesterfield County Bar Association, Member
Farmville Chamber of Commerce, Member
Hampden-Sydney College Alumni Association, Member
RA – Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia