David B. Wilks, estate planning attorney with Legacy Law of Northern Virginia, has been named as one of the 2016 “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine for the fourth consecutive year in the areas of Taxes, Estates, Trusts and Elder Law.
David is the only attorney based in Prince William County listed in that specialty, which includes 75 attorneys statewide,18 of whom are based in Northern Virginia.
Begun 16 years ago in cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, the “Legal Elite” annually recognizes lawyers selected by their peers throughout Virginia as outstanding attorneys in 18 specialties.
This year’s complete list includes 950 of the state’s approximately 24,000 active and resident attorneys, according to the “American Bar Associations’s National Lawyer Population by State.”
Since 2010, David has also received the “AV Preeminent”rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review, for his legal ability in the fields of business, estate planning and estate and trust administration and his general ethical standards, placing David at the highest level of professional excellence in the legal areas in which he concentrates his practice.
Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating is considered the gold standard for peer reviews as the process does not solicit or accept compensation for listing or publication. Mr. Wilks has held the highest standard since 2010.
David leads Legacy Law Group of Northern Virginia, concentrating on estate planning; estate and trust administration; and the accompanying tax, business and legal issues.
A shareholder for Legacy Law Group’s parent company, Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, David has practiced law in Northern Virginia and Prince William County for more than 30 years as a tax lawyer by training and education.
Finding an attorney with this caliber of credentials is reassuring to individuals looking for the best possible estate planning/probate attorney in Northern Virginia, making it unnecessary to travel beyond Prince William County.