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Our firm is dedicated to solving client problems either by undertaking the matter ourselves in our competency areas or by referral to another attorney with the necessary credentials. Client satisfaction is of prime importance to us. In the past, I have been recognized by other attorneys in such publications as The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White; one of the “Big Trouble Specialists” by Richmond Surroundings Magazine; one of Richmond’s best estate planners by Richmond Magazine; one of Virginia’s Elite Lawyers by Virginia Business; one of Virginia’s Super Lawyers (top 5%) by Law and Politics and Richmond Magazine; and, 100 Top Estate Planning Attorneys by Worth Magazine.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    7 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Business: 20%
    2 years
  3. Trusts: 20%
    2 years
  4. Wills: 20%
    2 years
  5. Tax: 5%



Hourly ($400/hour)

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Contact info

Freed & Shepherd, P.C.

9030 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 400
Richmond, VA, 23235

Suite 400
9030 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA, 23235



VAAuthorized to practice law197309/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Virginia's Elite LawyersVirginia Business Magazine2005
Virginia's Elite LawyersVirginia Business Magazine2003
Richmond Top LawyersRichmond magazine1999
Richmond's Best and Brightest AttorneysStyle Weekly1991
RecognizedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ChairmanFrred & Shepherd, P.C.1974 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarPast ChairN/A
American College of Trust and Estate CounselMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kurtz v. McElgunnSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate