Service to the community and the bar has been a continuing facet of Jay’s career as a lawyer. He is currently a member of the vestry of St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Jay served on the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board for six years after serving on the Second District Committee for six years, including a term as chair. He has served as a member of the Old Point National Bank Norfolk Regional Advisory Board, president of the d’Art Center and the Tidewater Artists Association, as a member of the board of directors of Hope House Foundation, and as a member of the Homelessness Advisory Committee of the City of Norfolk. Jay has been named to Virginia’s Legal Elite in the fields of Domestic Relations and Alternative Dispute Resolution by Virginia Business magazine, and recognized by Hampton Roads Magazine as a Super Lawyer. He serves in various judicial capacities, sitting as a substitute judge in the general district and juvenile and domestic relations courts and serving as a commissioner in chancery for the Norfolk Circuit Court and as a Supreme Court hearing officer.