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About me

I am licensed to practice law in the Commonwealths of Virginia and Massachusetts, focusing my practice on Trusts, Estates, Probate, and Business Law. I help clients from his offices located in Richmond, Williamsburg (Firm Headquarters), Fredericksburg, Stafford/Quantico, Manassas and Virginia Beach.


DISCLAIMER REGARDING CLIENT RATINGS AND ATTORNEY ENDORSEMENTS: Clients may, from time to time, choose to publish a review of me on this website. They are under no obligation to do so and I do not control nor suggest the content of their reviews. Please be advised that if phrases are used such as "greatest estate planning attorney", or "best attorney" or any other such generous description, clients leaving such reveiws are expressing their own personal viewpoint and that such rating or description is not an official rating or description by any Bar recognized rating agency or organization. Further, no client review should be construed as a promise of future performance or experience with regard to any other client or prospective client. Likewise, any attorney who is kind enough to endorse me on this website should be understood to merely be endorsing their experience with me in an individual fashion, and it should not be construed as a broader endorsement by that attorney's firm at large, or any other professional organization or Bar to which that attorney belongs. I thank all of my clients and attorney friends who have been generous with their time and have posted reviews and endorsements to this website


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 70%
    2 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    2 years
  3. Business: 5%
    2 years



Hourly ($350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Leigh Hilton

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeremy takes great care of his clients. He helps them apply for Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits.


    Leigh Hilton Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Steven Patrick Riley

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeremy Johnson is a fantastic attorney who truly cares about his clients and their families. He brings experience, skill and thoughtfulness to his work. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a relative or friend in need of his services.


    Steven Riley Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Johnson, Gasink & Baxter, LLP

1100 Professional Dr
Williamsburg, VA, 23185


VAAuthorized to practice law200403/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 200 AttorneysCostal Virginia Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
CALI Award in Business Organization LawCALI1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJohnson, Gasink & Baxter, LLP2009 - Present
Partner & ShareholderFerris & Associates, PC2007 - 2009
AttorneyFerris & Associates, P.C.2004 - 2007
Attorney/ConsultantThomson, Inc.2000 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Licensed to Practice Before the U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsN/A2011 - Present
WealthCounselMember2009 - Present
Williamsburg Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilMember2005 - Present
Virginia State BarMember2004 - Present
Massachusetts State BarMember2001 - Present
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilImmediate Past President2014 - 2015
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilPresident2013 - 2014
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning Council1st Vice President2012 - 2013
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilSecond Vice President2011 - 2012
Virginia Department of ForestryInstructor2011 - 2011
ElderCounselMember2010 - 2014
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilTreasurer2009 - 2010
Armed Forces Committee - Williamsburg Chamber of CommerceBoard Member2009 - 2013
Virginia Peninsula Estate Planning CouncilSecretary2008 - 2009
Peninsula Agency on Aging Endowment Foundation, Inc.Board Member2006 - 2014
National Network of Estate Planning AttorneysMember2005 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLaw/TaxLL.M. (Tax)2004
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Massachusetts, AmherstEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Williamsburg Chamber of CommerceBusiness Law Boot Camp2014
Top Estate Planning TechniquesTax and Estate Planning for Pension and IRA Assets2014
Financial Education Roundtable of Hampton RoadsEstate Planning2014
1st Advantage FCU Staff TrainingTrust Account Training2014
MOMs ClubEstate Planning2013
JGB CE WilliamsburgElder Law for Financial Advisors2013
JGB CE Virginia BeachElder Law for Financial Advisors2013
JGB CE RichmondElder Law for Financial Advisors2013
Govener's Land at Two RiversEstate Planning2013
Ford's Colony Social CommitteeAre Trusts still relevant post ATRA?2013
Williamsburg Chamber of CommerceBusiness Law Boot Camp2012
National Business InstituteForm 706 Federal Estate Tax Return2012
NAIFA Portsmouth MeetingKeeping it in the family2012
NAIFA Newport NewsNFA Trusts2012
Money Talk for WomenMaking the Right Decision: Money Talk for Women (Wills and Estates)2012
Govener's Land at Two RiversEstate Planning2012
Williamsburg Chamber of CommerceBusiness Law Boot Camp2011
National Business InstituteUnderstanding Tax Procedures To Avoid Problems Later2011
National Business InstituteEstate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is2011
Family Farm and Forest Transition Class-Lands for Tomorrow ConferenceEstate Planning for Intergenerational Land Transfer2011
Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce7 Common Mistakes for Small Businesses2010
FPA of Hampton Roads Annual MeetingIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2010
NBI RichmondQualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTS)2009
NBI Greatest Estate Planning in VirginiaBlended Family Estate Planning2008