Kristen is co-chair of the firm's private wealth services group.
She focuses her practice on the representation of high-net worth individuals and family businesses in complicated estate and business planning matters. Kristen also advises fiduciaries regarding the administration of complex estates and trusts.
Represent and advise multiple generations of families in estate planning and business succession matters.
Assist client with sale of closely-held S corporation stock to dynasty trust.
Advise individual and corporate fiduciaries regarding administration of large estate consisting of music royalties and other assets.
Create and assist family with administration of private family trust company.
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, Woodward/White, Inc., 2019-2022
Selected for inclusion, Private Wealth Law, Band 3, Virginia, Chambers HNW Guide, 2021
Named to "Legal Elite," Young Lawyer, 2006; Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law, 2013, 2018, 2020, Virginia Business
Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2010-2019
Member, Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society
Board Member, Executive Committee, Richmond Estate Planning Council
Board Member, Wolters Kluwer Financial and Estate Planning Advisory Board
Member, Board of Directors, The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia
Member, Steering Committee for Up & Atom Women's Leadership Breakfast, Science Museum of Virginia
Member, VMFA Charitable Advisors, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Member, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, American Bar Association
Executive Council, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section; Member, Legislative Committee, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section, Virginia Bar Association
Member, Virginia State Bar
Member, Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, 2003-2004
McGuireWoods Again Earns Nationwide Honors in Chambers High Net Worth Guide
August 6, 2021
Virginia Business Magazine Names 45 McGuireWoods Lawyers to Legal Elite
December 11, 2020
192 McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 26, 2020
192 McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2019