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June 23, 2009

Jon D. Huddleston of Leesburg Is President of Virginia State Bar


Jon D. Huddleston, who has a general law practice with Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White PC in Leesburg, is the president of the Virginia State Bar for the 2009-10 term. As president, he heads the state agency that regulates Virginia’s 39,000 lawyers.

He was sworn in June 19, during the VSB’s annual meeting, by Loudoun County Circuit Judge Burke F. McCahill of Leesburg. McCahill and Huddleston were law partners before McCahill went on the bench.

Huddleston’s practice focuses on family law, serious traffic offenses, and civil litigation.

He has been involved in VSB activities since he was licensed in 1986. He was on the board of governors of the Young Lawyers Conference in the 1990s, and he was chair of the Conference of Local Bar Associations in 1996-97.

Huddleston has served eight years on the agency’s governing council and two years on its executive committee. He also was vice chair of the Budget and Finance Committee and taught for the Professionalism Course that all Virginia lawyers must take.

Huddleston is a past member of the board of directors of the Virginia Law Foundation and a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

In Loudoun County, he has coached with the Central Loudoun Basketball League since 2003 and in the house and travel leagues of Loudoun Soccer for more than 15 seasons. He received a coach of the year award in 2006.

A native of Virginia Beach, he received bachelor’s and law degrees from the College of William and Mary.

He and his wife, Cynthia N. “Cyndy” Huddleston, have two sons: Bobby, 14, and Jack, 9.

Updated: Jul 01, 2009