Heather H. Goodwin


Heather H. Goodwin is the founding member of Goodwin Law of Virginia, PLLC.  After graduating cum laude from Liberty University School of Law, Mrs. Goodwin worked for the law firm of Eggleston & Thelen, P.C. with a practice based in criminal defense, family law, business operations and estate planning.                  

Originally from the Tidewater area of Virginia, Mrs. Goodwin relocated with her family to Nelson County at a young age.  Upon graduation from James Madison University with a Bachelors in Business Administration in 1999, she was employed in the manufacturing industry.  Her years of employment with family owned businesses, ranging from hospitality to environmental application, has provided a strong foundational understanding of regulatory relationships and business planning.

In addition to her knowledge and experience in the area of business, Mrs. Goodwin engaged in extensive course work in real estate, taxation and litigation while obtaining her Juris Doctorate degree.  Her law school career was marked with multiple criminal law externships both in the area of prosecution and defense as well as a dedication to the concepts and benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

Bar Admissions:

                               Virginia  2012


                               Juris Doctorate, Liberty University School of Law, cum laude

                               B.B.A., James Madison university   

Practice Areas:

Traffic Offenses          Criminal Defense          Family Law         Divorce      Contract Law

Estate Planning           Business Creation         Environmental         Land Use &

& Probate                    & Planning                     Consulting                Zoning Regulation

Real Estate Transactions           Adult Representation       

& Litigation                                  as a Guardian Ad Litem


Goodwin Law of Virginia


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