Evan Farr Named to 2017 Best Lawyers in America


Evan Farr, Principal Attorney at Farr Law Firm, P.C. is Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Fairfax, VA – August 17, 2016 – Certified Elder Law Attorney, Evan H. Farr of Farr Law Firm, P.C. (https://www.farrlawfirm.com), has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list for the fourth consecutive year. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting thousands of peer-review surveys. The lawyers honored have received particularly high ratings in these surveys, illustrating a high level of respect among their peers.

A listing in Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

According to the Best Lawyers in America Website, since Best Lawyers was founded, “prominent lawyers – from presidents of the American Bar Association to general counsel of the largest corporations – have commented on the usefulness, thoroughness, and integrity of the peer-reviewed lists published by Best Lawyers.”  In a letter announcing the honor, Phillip Greer, President of Best Lawyers, congratulates Mr. Farr on his selection for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the fields of Trusts and Estates. According to Manny Candal, Legal Media Specialist for Best Lawyers, “Best Lawyers is the world’s most selective and highly regarded directory of attorneys and their inclusion is something to be truly proud of.”

Other accolades received by Mr. Farr include inclusion in Super Lawyer for eight consecutive years, Northern Virginia Magazine “Top Lawyers” list for three years, an AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell (the highest peer-rating available), a Client Distinction Award from Martindale Hubbell, and the AVVO Client’s Choice Award.

About Evan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney*

Evan Farr is widely recognized as one of the leading Elder Law attorneys in the United States and one of foremost experts in the Country in the field of Medicaid Asset Protection and related Trusts. Evan Farr has been quoted or cited as an expert by numerous sources, including the Washington Post, Newsweek Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Trusts & Estates Magazine, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Bar Association, and has been featured as a guest speaker on numerous radio shows, including WTOP and Washington Post Radio.

Evan has been named by SuperLawyers.com as one of the top 5% of Elder Law and Estate Planning attorneys in Virginia every year since 2007, and in the Washington, DC Metro Area every year since 2008. In 2011, Evan was named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, and was named in Newsweek Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the country. Evan is a nationally renowned author and frequent educator of attorneys across the U.S. As an expert to the experts, Evan has educated tens of thousands of attorneys across the country through speaking and writing for numerous national legal organizations. As an expert to the experts, Evan has educated tens of thousands of attorneys across the country through speaking and writing for organizations such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), the National Business Institute (NBI), the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA), the Virginia Bar Association (VBA), Virginia Continuing Legal Education (Virginia CLE) , and the District of Columbia Bar Association.

Evan is the National Best Selling Author of 3 books in the field of Elder Law: How to Protect Your Assets From Probate PLUS Lawsuits PLUS Nursing Home Expenses with the Living Trust PlusTM; Nursing Home Survival Guide, which provides valuable information and guidance to families dealing with the possibility of nursing home care and struggling to make the best decisions for themselves or their loves ones; and Protect & Defend, which Evan authored along with a host of other top attorneys across the country. Other publications include Virginia Nursing Home Survival Guide, and numerous articles that have appeared in the popular press, and numerous scholarly publications for the legal profession, including two legal treatises published by and available through ALI-ABA: Planning and Defending Asset Protection Trusts and Trusts for Senior Citizens.

To learn more about Evan Farr, creator of the Living Trust Plus® Asset Protection Trust, and to learn how you can legally and ethically protect you or your client’s assets from nursing home expenses, visit the Living Trust Plus® Web site at http://www.LivingTrustPlus.com or the Farr Law Firm’s website at http://www.FarrLawFirm.com, or call Toll-Free 1-800-399-FARR.

*Virginia has no procedure for approving certifying organizations.


Renee Eder
Director of Public Relations
Farr Law Firm, P.C.

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