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THANK YOU to all who helped The Probate Nation launch in 2015 and grow over the last six seasons. 


SPECIAL THANK YOU to our guests and community supporters who contributed their time, talent or resources, shared information or provided guidance in an effort to help educate all who embark on the journey as the conservator or guardian of an adult or as the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate.  We acknowledge below these very special people.



Clerks of Circuit Court:


JJohn T. Frey, Clerk of Court for the Fairfax County Circuit Court

Edward Semonian, Clerk of Court for the Alexandria City Circuit Court
Paul Ferguson,  Clerk of Court for the Arlington County Circuit Court
Gary M. Clemens, Clerk of Court for the Loudoun County Circuit Court


Hon. Leslie M. Alden, (Ret.), Juridical Solutions,

Hon. Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr. (Ret.), The McCammon Group,

Circuit Court Probate Offices:


Shannon Scott, Management Analyst, Probate Division, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Tracey Davison, Supervisor, Probate Division, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Benjamin Ortiz, Probate Clerk, Alexandria Circuit Court
Kathe Powell and Mary Strehle, Probate Clerks, Arlington County Circuit Court

William Loy, Probate Manager, Loudoun County Circuit Court

Lorrie Gordon, Senior Probate Specialist, Loudoun County Circuit Court

Joy Hayes, Probate Specialist, Loudoun County Circuit Court


Commissioners of Accounts:


Jack H. Rust, Jr., Esq., Fairfax County Commissioner of Accounts

William G. Murray, Esq., Arlington County Commissioner of Accounts

Melinda Dickerson Hetzel, Esq., Loudoun County Commissioner of Accounts

Gary M. Pearson, Esq., Fauquier County Commissioner of Accounts

Gary W. Lonergan, Esq., City of Alexandria Commissioner of Accounts


Commissioner of Accounts Offices


Traci Wenberg, VP of Administration, Fairfax County Commissioner of Accounts Office

Cathy Brudvig, Head Auditor, Fairfax County Commissioner of Accounts Office  

Robin Moss, Head Auditor, Arlington County Commissioner of Accounts Office     




George W. Dodge, Esq.,,  Arlington, Virginia

Jerad R. Tomac, Esq., Tomac & Tomac,, Leesburg, Virginia

John G. Jackson, Esq., Baskin Jackson,, Falls Church, Virginia

Mary L. Lawrence, Esq.,, Fair Lakes, Virginia

Richard H. Boatwright, Esq., Manassass Law Group,, Manassas, Virginia

James L. Boring, Esq., Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC,, Fairfax, Virginia

Howard Birmiel, Esq.,, Burke, Virginia

Jean Galloway Ball, Esq., Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC ,, Fairfax, Virginia

John F. Boland, Esq., Rees Broome, PC, Tysons Corner, Virginia

Southy E. Walton, Esq., Ferguson Walton & Shansab, PLLC,, Reston, VA

Jonathan R. Bronley, Esq., Bronley Law, PLLC,, Fairfax, VA

Joseph W. Stuart, Esq., Joseph W. Stuart, PLC,  stuart@will-trust.estat,, Fairfax, VA

Gretchyn Gay Meinken, Esq., Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Sutter & Leischner, PLLC,, Alexandria, VA

Andrew M. Vanderhoof, Esq., Cohen & Burnett, PC,, Tysons Corner, VA

Peter C. DePaolis, Esq., Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis  & Lightfoot, LLP,, Fairfax, VA

Jack T. Burgess, Esq., Burgess & Perigard, PLLC,, Fairfax, VA

David B. Wilks, Esq., Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian,, Manassas, VA

Michele H. Wright, Esq., The Law Offices of Michele H. Wright, P.L.C.,, Vienna, VA

Daniel M. Rathbun, Esq,, Rathbun Law Firm, P.C.,, Fairfax, VA

Elizabeth Chichester Morrogh, Esq., Blankingship & Keith, PC,, Fairfax, VA

Elizabeth Munro von Keller, Esq., Von Keller Law, A PC,, Manassas, VA

Barbara Lloyd Kessinger, Esq., Lloyd Law, PLLC,

Elizabeth L. Wildhack, Esq., Thompson Wildhack, PLC,, Arlington, VA

Paul W. Barnett, Esq., Manning & Murray, PC,, Arlington, VA

Thomas W. Repczynski, Esq., Offit Kurman,, Tysons Corner, VA

Rachel K. Downs, Esq., Sevila Saunders Huddleston & White, PC,, Leesburg, VA

Christine Mougin-Boal, Esq., Laurel Brigade Law Group,, Leesburg,  VA

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.,, Fairfax, VA

Kimberley Ann Murphy, Esq., Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC,, Fairfax, VA

Elizabeth L. Gray, Esq., McCandlish,, Fairfax, VA

Loretta Morris Williams, Esq., Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC ,, Fairfax, VA

Valerie B. Geiger, Esq., The Geiger Firm,,  Fairfax, VA

Sheila M. Costin, Esq, Holmes Costin & Marcus pllc, Alexandria, VA

Saben Nicole Johnston, Esq. , Saben Johnston Law, PLLC , Alexandria, VA

Paul F. Riekhof, Esq. Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A,, Greenbelt, MD


Funeral Homes


Archer Harmon, General Manager, Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, Fairfax, Virginia,,           

Scott Sanderford, Managing Partner, Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home and Crematory, Alexandria, Virginia,

Police Departments


Tawny J. Wright, PFC, Fairfax County Police Department




Frank Stitely, CPA, CVA,, Chantilly, Virginia 


Estate Sales/Auctions House

Matthew Quinn, Executive Vice President, Quinn's Auction Galleries,

Financial Advisors

G. Gregory Bernhard, CFP, MBA, PlumTree Financial, Inc.

Insurance Advisors

Ken Fahmy CLE, ChFC, CFP, Fahmy & Associates Inc.,

Michael S. Feinberg, ChFC, Director of Life & Health Insurance Department,  McLean Insurance Agency, Inc.,

Digital Assets

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.,
John W. Simek, Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.,




Jeffrey Lee, Vice President/Relationship Manager, Cardinal Bankwww.cardinalbank
Ryan M. McConnell, Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank,

Local Businesses


Mina Ebrahimi, Owner and President of Saint Germain Catering,, Tysons Corner, Virginia
Jeremy Purcell, President of Fairfax Athletics,, Fairfax, Virginia
Anne Taylor, Taylor Design & Photography,, Fairfax, Virginia