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Lonnie C Rich

Estate planning Attorney at Alexandria, VA

5.0   3 reviews

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I have lived in Alexandria, VA and practiced law for over 40 years. I  concentrate on estate planning, business and commercial law.  I have been fortunate to have a full life outside of my law practice:  I am married to Marcia Call and have four adult children.  For many years, I was active in politics and, during the 90's, served on the Alexandria City Council for three terms (9 years).  I have also served as Chair of the Board of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, The Campagna Center. Alexandria Democratic Party and Commonwealth Baptist Church, as well as President of the Del Ray Citizens Association. I enjoy studying history, vocabulary words and poetry.

Licensed for 48 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1981
Updated 06/08/2022
State VA
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 1981
Updated 10/01/2022
State TN
Status Surrendered
Acquired 1974
Updated 11/19/2022

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Rich Rosenthal Brincefield Manitta Dzubin & Kroeger Llp
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA, 22314

Reviews

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Posted by Rosemarie | March 31, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
"No One Better"
Lonnie helped us with our legal papers (wills, etc.) in 2013, and recently helped us update all documents. We are always nervous about these issues, but he made it so very easy. We highly recommend Lonnie for his knowledge, competence, professionalism, and - yes, his warmth and sincerity.
Posted by Ann | February 21, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend Lonnie for estate planning!
My husband and I needed to have all those docs everyone needs to do while they are still of "sound mind". We consulted with Lonnie Rich at RRBMDK and he was terrific. Explained everything in terms non-lawyers could easily understand. He did our wills, powers of attorney, living will, etc. We highly recommend them!
Posted by Allen | February 17, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Outstanding Legal Support on Our Wills and Related Documents
Lonnie explained all the choices and ramifications to my wife and me regarding our possible decisions about our wills, powers of attorney and advanced medical directives. He made the process very easy and answered all of our questions to our complete satisfaction. Lonnie was very focused on making sure we asked as many questions as we need to feel comfortable and raised several other issues for us that we never considered before.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 425-425 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Family First Law Group, PLLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Partner
  • RRBMDK
  • 2008 - 2020
  • Partner
  • RGRC
  • 1986 - 2008
  • Attorney/Owner
  • Law Office of Lonnie C. Rich
  • 1981 - 1986
  • Attorney Advisor
  • USDA
  • 1974 - 1981
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Education

  • University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • N/A

Associations

  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1981 - Present
  • The Campagna Center
  • Chair
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Commonwealth Baptist Church
  • Chair of Council
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Alexandria Democratic Party
  • Chair
  • 1987 - 1989
  • Del Ray Citizen's Association
  • President (two terms)
  • 1978 - 1982
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • Zebra Newspaper (Alexandria, VA)
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer
  • Zebra Newspaper (Alexandria, VA)
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyer
  • Zebra Newspaper (Alexandria, VA)
  • 2018
  • Business Leader of the Year
  • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • 2014
  • Alexandria Living Legend
  • Alexandria Living Legends
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • RRBMDK Seminar
  • Estate Planning
  • 2016
  • Alexandria SBDC Seminar
  • Business Succession Planning
  • 2015
  • RRBMDK Seminar
  • Estate planning
  • 2014
  • NARFE Seminar
  • Estate Planning
  • 2013
  • RRBMDK Seminar
  • Estate planning
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Unknown Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"Lonnie Rich infuses the practice of law with kindness, humanity, and dignity. In addition to being unfailingly competent and professional, Lonnie draws on his wealth of personal experience and connections to resolve cases with a level of skill and wisdom that few other attorneys could hope to match. He has been recognized repeatedly for his accomplishments in the City of Alexandria and elsewhere, and I endorse him wholeheartedly."
Business Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Besides being an excellent estate planning attorney, Lonnie does great work assisting business clients with all phases of managing the organization, from startup to exit strategy. He can assist with the setup, organization, re-organization, sale or purchase of a business, and provide ongoing advice to ensure compliance with necessary filings, etc. Many local business owners have trusted Lonnie, and with good reason."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Lonnie uses his long experience to "dig deep" into a corporate or transactional matter and ask questions one might not think to ask. His many connections in the local business community not only mean that he may have encountered similar situations before, but also that he may know of a way through the thicket of issues that presents itself."
Estate planning Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Lonnie is an incredible mentor and co-worker. He is extremely quick to respond to client needs and incredibly practical and knowledgeable of the law."
Commercial real estate

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Alexandria Estate planning Lawyer Lonnie C Rich
Lonnie C Rich
Estate planning Attorney
Alexandria, VA
Licensed for 48 years