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C Douglas Welty

Trusts Attorney at Arlington, VA

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also known as Doug Welty, of C. Douglas Welty PLC

  • State Years
    Virginia - VA 34 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 38 years
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State VA
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1984
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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4
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    35%
    Comprehensive estate planning, including wills, trusts, estate & trust administration, estate & gift taxation, wealth preservation, and family business transitions.

    26 years

  2. Trusts
    35%
    As part of my trusts & estates law practice, I help clients establish revocable living trusts, irrevocable gift trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), charitable trusts (remainder trusts and lead trusts), and family bank trusts.

    26 years

  3. Tax
    20%
    As part of my trusts & estates law practice, I counsel clients on estate and gift tax issues, helping them maximize their exemptions and minimize their taxes whether their current estates are relatively large or relatively small.

    26 years

  4. Business
    10%
    As part of my trusts & estates law practice, I counsel and assist clients on transferring their family businesses to succeeding generations, and on transitioning from business ownership to retirement (or semi-retirement) in a tax-efficient manner.

    40 years

Doug Welty was the first attorney in Northern Virginia to be certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) by the Estate Law Specialist Board, an organization accredited by the American Bar Association.

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C Douglas Welty PC
2111 Wilson Blvd - Ste 800
Arlington, VA, 22201

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Private Practice, Washington, DC
  • 1984 - 1988
  • Attorney
  • Lord Day & Lord, New York
  • 1982 - 1984
  • Naval Flight Officer
  • United States Navy
  • 1974 - 1979

Education

  • University of Virginia
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Rice University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1974

Legal Cases

  • Shepherd's Heart Anglican Church v. City of Fairfax
  • Won
  • Gosp v. McAuliffe
  • Won.
  • Demmon v. Loudoun County School Board
  • Won.

Associations

  • Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Allied Attorney
  • 2006 - Present
  • McLean Estate Planning Council
  • Attorney Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • National Rifle Association
  • Estate Planning Council Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Attorney Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Federalist Society, Washington DC chapter
  • Attorney Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • WealthCounsel
  • Attorney Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS)
  • Estate Law Specialist Board
  • N/A
  • Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®) Designation
  • National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Fairfax Bar Association, Wills, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Copyright Transfers and Choosing a Literary Executor
  • 2012
  • Incorporating Uniform Trust Code Changes Into Your Virginia Practice
  • Origins and Fundamentals of the Virginia Uniform Trust Code
  • N/A
  • Incorporating Uniform Trust Code Changes Into Your Virginia Practice
  • Avoiding (and Making the Best Of) the Virginia Uniform Trust Code
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Tax Returns and New Developments in Estate and Trust Taxation
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Preparing and Filing the Estate Inventory
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Intestate Succession in Virginia
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Filing in Circuit Court for Probate and/or Qualification
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Discharge, Distribution, and Winding Up
  • N/A
  • The Probate Process in Virginia from Start to Finish
  • Ethical Considerations in Estate and Trust Administration
  • N/A
  • General Assembly Update
  • Estate, Trust & Probate Law
  • N/A
  • LLCs and LLPs in Virginia
  • Special Uses of Limited Liability Companies
  • N/A
  • LLCs and LLPs in Virginia
  • Practical Operating Procedures for LLCs and LLPs
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (17)
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Estate planning Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Welty is a wonderful attorney with years of vast knowledge. He does not hesitate to share his knowledge with younger attorneys like myself which I greatly appreciate. He serves his clients well and I would not hesitate to refer a client to him for services."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Welty is an exceptional attorney. Although I have been practicing law for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, prosecutor, and private attorney, I learn from his responses on Avvo every time that he posts. If I needed an attorney, I would hire him. I recommend him with no reservation. It would be the best investment of your life to hire him to represent you."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Doug Welty for many years. He is a really good estate planning lawyer who takes a lot of pride in his work and his knowledge. I would have no hesitation referring a client to him since I know how good he is in what he does."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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