Faculty in the News

Frederick T. Heblich Jr.

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1982
B.A., University of Virginia, 1971

Frederick Heblich has been the supervising assistant federal public defender in charge of the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg Division office since 2006. Prior to that, Heblich was in private practice in Charlottesville for more than 20 years, concentrating in civil litigation and criminal defense. Heblich has been lead counsel in five capital cases, and in 2001 he tried the first federal death penalty case in this district.

Heblich has been adjunct faculty with the University of Virginia School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic since 1998, and has been the Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic since 2002. Heblich is a "double-Hoo." He earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1971, and his J.D. in 1982.

Heblich is a member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia State Bar Section on the Education of Lawyers, a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and past president of the Charlottesville Albemarle Criminal Bar Association.