Assistant City Attorney Helivi Holland

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 21, 2002

Education and Career highlights

1990 graduate of the College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg-Juris Doctor

1987 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI/VA Tech) School of business, Blacksburg

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Bachelor of Science-Business Management

2002-present Assistant City Attorney

2001-2002 Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Suffolk

1998-2001 Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Domestic Violence Prosecutor, Suffolk

1999-2002 Commissioner, Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

1991-present Adjunct Professor-Paul D. Camp Community College (Teach business law)

1997-1998 Guardian ad Litem for custody disputes and removal orders in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the City of Suffolk and the County of Isle of Wight

1992-1997 Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, city of Portsmouth, manager of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Team

1992-1993 Virginia Department of Social Services Child Support Enforcement-contract attorney for the city of Portsmouth

1992-1993 Instructor, American Institute for Paralegals

1991-1992 Associate Attorney – Benn & Benn Attorneys at Law

Organization memberships: Virginia State Bar, Suffolk Bar Association, president; American Red Cross, Genieve Shelter for Battered Women, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Virginia Tech Alumni Chapter, Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) Suffolk Education Foundation

Awards and Honors:

NOBLE National Award for Law Enforcement (Lloyd Sealy)

NOBLE Award for Community Service in the State of Virginia; Community Service Award for City of Suffolk by New Calvary Church; Earl Warren Legal Training Scholar, Hattie Strong Legal Foundation Scholar