phone 703.385.1000
fax 703.385.1555

Heather K. Bardot

PrincipalHeather Bardot - Fairfax County Personal Injury Attorney
9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(703) 385-1000 Telephone
(703) 385-1555 Facsimile
hbardot@bmhjlaw.com

Areas of Practice

Civil litigation and trial practice in Federal and State Courts throughout Virginia and Maryland, with emphasis in the areas of

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Personal injury/Auto accident claims
  • Land Use
  • ERISA
  • Construction defects
  • Products liability
  • Employment discriminaton

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia
    B.A. with Distinction 1991
  • Graduate: George Mason University School of Law
    J.D. 1994
    Editor-in-Chief, Law Review, 1993-1994
    Dean’s Scholar, 1993-1994

Employment

  • Principal
     Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath & Judkins, P.C.
    2003-present
  • Associate
    Trichilo, Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath & Judkins, P.C.
    1995-2002
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Magistrate David G. Lowe
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    1994-1995

Bar Memberships

  • Virginia, 1994
  • Maryland, 2013

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1994

Reported or Published Cases

  • Div. Access Control, Inc. v. Landrum, No. 3:06cv414, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31133 (April 27, 2007).
  • LPT, Inc./MSS, Inc. v. Voltaggio, No. 2247-06-4, 2007 Va. App. LEXIS 165 (April 17, 2007).
  • Sayre Enters. v. Allstate Ins. Co., No. 5:06cv00036, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89097 (December 11, 2006).
  • Sayre Enters. v. Allstate Ins. Co., No. 5:06CV00036 ,448 F. Supp. 2d 733, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61746 (August 30, 2006).
  • Grooms v. Capets, No. CL-2005-7355, 71 Va. Cir. 198, 2006 Va. Cir. LEXIS 107 (June 27, 2006).
  • Aleman-Antunez v. Riddle, No. 2114-05-2, 2005 Va. App. LEXIS 515 (December 20, 2005).
  • Waste Mgmt. v. Coles, No. 1545-05-2, 2005 Va. App. LEXIS 414 (October 18, 2005).
  • Schnare v. Ziessow, No. 03-1879, 104 Fed. Appx. 847, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 14366 (July 13, 2004).
  • Md. & Va. Milk Producers Coop. Ass'n v. Crowell Farms Inc., No. 03-1769, 102 Fed. Appx. 267, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 11343 (June 9, 2004).
  • Lewis v. Hamburger Hamlet, Inc., No. 2351-00-4, 2001 Va. LEXIS 55 (February 6, 2001).
  • Ambrogi v. Manpower, Inc., No. 1360-99-4, 1999 Va. App. LEXIS 647 (November 23, 1999).
  • St. Clair v. Great E. Resort Management, No. 1666-95-4, 1996 Va. App. LEXIS 90 (February 6, 1996).
  • Cave v. Garrity, Law No. 176168, 1999 Va. Cir. LEXIS 578 (March 9, 1999).

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Circuit Court Committee, 2007 –
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys Director, 2006 –
    • Co-Chair Annual Convention, 2005
    • Chair-Young Lawyers’ Division, 1998-1999
  • George Mason American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2007-
  • George Mason American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 1996-1998
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association Member, Judicial Screening Committee, 2005 & 2007
  • Local Government Association
    • Defense Research Institute
    • DRI Annual Convention Marketing Committee, 2007 GMUSL Alumni Board, 1996-1998
    • GMUSL Alumni Board, 1996-1998

Professional Activities

  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, 2007 - , Representing Petitioners attempting to obtain protective orders
  • Participant, Supreme Court Summer Beltway Institute, 2004, culminating in 2005 reception with Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Mrs. Sissy Marshall
  • Lecturer, HIPAA Compliance in the Context of Litigation, July, 2003
  • Lecturer, The Fundamentals of Workers' Compensation in Virginia, Dec. 2002
  • Lecturer, Seminar for Advanced Paralegals, Feb. 2002
  • Judge, Moot Court Competitions, GMUSL

Other Activities

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Coordinator for Hypothermia Shelter for Homeless, Jan. 2008 Eagle View PTA, 2007-2008, Membership Chairperson Girl Scout Leader, 2003 – Troop Organizer, 2005-2007 Saybrooke Community Association President, 2000-2002 Board Member, at large, 1998-2000

  • Lord of Life Lutheran Church
    • Coordinator for Hypothermia Shelter for Homeless, Jan. 2008
  • Eagle View PTA, 2007-2008
    • Membership Chairperson
  • Girl Scout Leader, 2003 –
    • Troop Organizer, 2005-2007
  • Saybrooke Community Association
    • President, 2000-2002
    • Board Member, at large, 1998-2000

 

Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath, & Judkins, P.C., handles civil and business litigation defense, insurance law and defense, government and municipal law, workers' compensation, and DUI/traffic defense  cases throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the District of Columbia.

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Office Location

9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA, 22030

phone:703.385.1000
fax:703.385.1555


 

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