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Brian Boys brings his professionalism and significant legal skills to his clients and our community. Brian’s primary practice areas include Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Special Needs Planning, and Personal Injury Settlement Consulting and Litigation in support of each of these areas. Brian is also qualified to serve as a guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    7 years
  2. Guardianship: 20%
    7 years
  3. Trusts: 20%
    7 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Philip Lee Russo Jr.

    Brian is very committed to the legal profession and evidences it in his skill in assisting those with estate planning needs. While he is versed in all facets of estate planning, he is especially adept in Medicaid/Special Needs planning. He is also empathetic to his clients’ needs and brings a very pleasant demeanor to the attorney/client relationship.

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    Philip Russo Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Eric Halperin

    I have had the opportunity and pleasure to work With Brian on several matters over the last 3 years. He is bright, hardworking and an extremely talented advocate and advisor. I will continue to work with Brian, and unqualifiedly endorse him as an outstanding estate, trust, special needs and probate attorney.

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    Jonathan Halperin Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Atlantic Law PLC

5265 Providence Road
Suite 303
Virginia Beach, VA, 23464

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Vann H. Lefcoe Leadership Development ProgramVann H. Lefcoe Leadership Development Fund2013
Excellence for the Future - Highest Grade in Contracts classCALI2007
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder & Attorney at LawAtlantic Law PLC2014 - Present
AttorneyOast & Taylor PLC2012 - 2014
AttorneyOast & Hook, PC2009 - 2012
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Lefcoe Alumni AssociationVice President2013 - Present
Hampton Roads Gift Planning CouncilN/A2013 - Present
Portsmouth Task Force on AgingN/A2013 - Present
US Department of Veterans AffairsAccredited Attorney2013 - Present
I'Anson-Hoffman American Inn of CourtMember2013 - Present
Hampton Roads Estate Planning CouncilN/A2013 - Present
Portsmouth Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Society of Financial Service ProfessionalsBoard of Directors; President2009 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Appointment of Guardian & ConservatorParents appointed as Guardian & Conservator
Apointment of GuardianGuardian appointed
Establish Special Needs TrustSpecial Needs Trust established
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Hope NewsUnderstanding the ABLE Act2016
Hope NewsSpecial Needs Trusts2016
Hope NewsPlanned Giving2015
Hope NewsSpecial Needs Trusts 1012015
Hope NewsPooled Special Needs Trusts2015
Hope NewsA Letter of Intent2014
Hope NewsPlanning with Purpose2014
Hampton Roads Inside BusinessCharitable Giving for Non-traditional Couples2012
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Medicaid Lien and Other Liens of the Commonwealth, in “Liens in Personal Injury Actions”2011
Richmond Journal of Law and TechnologyExecutive Editor (2008-2009)2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
A Workshop for ParentsGuardianships, Assisted Decision Making, and Special Needs Trust2016
Zion Baptist Church Wills and Probate WorkshopEstate Planning 1012015
Senior Law Day - Portsmouth Bar AssociationEstate Planning2015
Portsmouth TRIAD Senior DayEstate Planning2015
NBI Seminar: Post-Settlement Strategies in Personal InjuryPost-Settlement Planning Strategies in Personal Injury2015
Monumental United Methodist ChurchCommon Estate Planning Errors2015
EVMS Glennan Center for GeriatricsCapacity Required to Execute Estate Planning Documents2015
Churchland Rotary ClubCommon Estate Planning Errors2015
Portsmouth Task Force on AgingEstate Planning and Elder Law2014
Portsmouth Senior StationPowers of Attorney2014
Virginia Beach Civic LeagueIs Your Estate Plan in Order?2013
Various Churches in Hampton Roads, VirginiaEstate Planning and Elder Law2013
Seniors Group of Portsmouth ChurchCommon Errors in Estate Planning2013
Seminar at Roger Brown's Restaurant, Portsmouth, VACommon Errors in Estate Planning2013
Various churches in Hampton Roads, VirginiaEstate Planning and Elder Law2012
September 2012, Princess Anne AARPEstate Planning and Elder Law2012
Lions Club of Virginia BeachTop 10 Mistakes made in Planning for Your Future2012
Financial Advisory BreakfastEstate Planning and Elder Law2012
Disabled Veterans of America - Portsmouth, VirginiaDepartment of Veterans Affairs Aid & Attendance Benefits2012
Various churches in Hampton RoadsEstate Planning and Elder Law2011
South Norfolk Community MeetingEstate Planning and Elder Law2011
Navy Transition ForumPlanning for Parents of Children with Disabilities2011
Eggleston ServicesSpecial Needs Trusts2011
Churchland House- Portsmouth, VirginiaDepartment of Veterans Affairs Aid & Attendance Benefits2011
Various churches in Hampton RoadsEstate Planning and Elder Law2010
Various churches in Hampton RoadsEstate Planning and Elder Law2009