Mason Heidt

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Law

  • J.D., George Washington University School of Law (2012)
  • MEnvSc, University of Wollongong (2002)
  • B.S., Emory and Henry College (2001)

Courses Taught: Property; Appellate Advocacy; Contract Drafting; Coal Law; Energy, Economics, and the Environment; Environmental Science for Lawyers; and,Mineral Title Search & Examination

Professor Heidt received his B.S. from Emory and Henry College in Emory, VA and his J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law. Professor Heidt has also received a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. As a Master’s student, Professor Heidt’s studies focused on air pollution propagation and coastal estuarine ecology. While in law school Professor Heidt participated in Government Contracts Moot Court and handled employment law cases while working for the Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics in Washington, D.C..

After graduating from law school, Professor Heidt practiced energy, mineral, and corporate law with the firm of Thomas L. Pruitt in Grundy, Virginia. His private practice experience has focused on mineral title, coalbed methane, and other property issues endemic to Southwest Virginia.

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