Washington's Top Lawyers: Estates and Probate

By: Kim Eisler

Who to Call When You're Planning Your Future

Smart Planning

One of the greatest finds in a financially successful life is a smart lawyer who knows the laws on estate planning. Here are some of the best and most trustworthy.

W. Shepherdson Abell, Furey, Doolan & Abell; Chevy Chase
William John Armstrong III, Law Offices of William Armstrong III; Silver Spring
Ronald Aucutt, McGuireWoods
Edward Beckwith, Baker & Hostetler
Shelton Binstock, Law Offices of Binstock, Torchinsky & Associates; Chevy Chase
Doris Blazek-White, Covington & Burling
Karen S. Byrne, Halberstein & Byrne
John Cummins III, Colten Cummins Watson & Vincent; Fairfax
Michael Curtin, Curtin Law Roberson Dunigan & Salans, P.C.
Renée Isla Fox, Law Offices of Renée Isla Fox
Robert Gazzola, Quinn, Racusin & Gazzola
Ellen Harrison, Shaw Pittman
Bruce Hoffmeister, Feldesman Tucker Leifer & Fidell
Beth Shapiro Kaufman, Caplin & Drysdale
Peter Kolker, Zuckerman Spaeder
Edward Love, Ortman, Love & Huckabay; Bethesda
Giannina Lynn, Law Office of Giannina Lynn
Robert Madden, Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy
Stanley Majors, Fettmann, Tolchin & Majors; Fairfax
Virginia McArthur, Law Office of Virginia A. McArthur
James McNair, Patton Boggs
Anne O’Brien, Arnold & Porter
Timothy O’Brien, Joseph, Greenwald & Laake; Greenbelt
Philip O’Donoghue, Furey, Doolan & Abell, Chevy Chase
Lynn K. Pearle, Arent Fox
Lloyd Leva Plaine, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Morton Press, Press & Press
Elsie Reid, Furey, Doolan & Abell; Chevy Chase
Tom Richardson, Arnold & Porter
Paul Riekhof, Joseph, Greenwald & Laake; Greenbelt
Alban Salaman, Holland & Knight
A. Christopher Sega, Venable
Doug Siegler, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Patrick Vaughan, Vaughan, Fincher & Sotelo; Vienna
Steven Widdes, Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg, Eig & Cooper; Bethesda
Douglas Woloshin, Duane Morris
Gino Zaccardelli, McGuireWoods; McLean