Evan H. Farr Honored For Career And Community Achievements And Leadership

Mr. Farr is the only elder law attorney in the commonwealth to receive the 2012 Virginia Lawyers Weekly “Leader in the Law” distinction.

Certified Elder Law Attorney Evan H. Farr of Farr Law Firm, P.C. (, an Elder Law and Estate Planning firm based in Fairfax, was recently honored as one of 2012’s “Leaders in the Law” – an annual award presented by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

The “Leaders in the Law” award honors those within the legal community who are working to better the legal profession through mentoring and involvement within their community, as well as going above and beyond in their everyday job. Honorees set the standard for other lawyers in Virginia and represent the most influential individuals within Virginia’s legal community.

Here is a sampling of Evan’s accomplishments in 2012:

  • Evan co-authored (along with other top attorneys from across the country), a consumer-oriented book, entitled “Protect & Defend.” Americans proved their desire to learn more about protecting their assets: the book ranked #1 on two best seller lists and made it on to a total of four best seller lists total.  The book is available on 
  • Evan is the current President of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  He has been an integral part of the push towards developing and mastering legal strategies to help middle class citizens protect their assets from the expenses of Long-Term Care.  Specifically, Evan’s Living Trust Plus™ is an asset protection trust Evan has created and uses to protect assets from general creditors as well as long-term care creditors.  Clients are thrilled and surprised when they learn of the capabilities of the Living Trust Plus™ and how it can literally change their life and their loved ones’ lives, too.  In fact, Evan started a national network of Living Trust Plus™ attorneys who license the software from him and are able to use this trust for their clients.  The website brings in traffic from across the U.S., where visitors can then search for attorneys in their state whom Evan has licensed.

Farr was honored at the seventh annual Leadership in the Law event hosted by Virginia Lawyers Weekly  on Oct. 25 at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond.

About Evan Farr, CELA

Evan Farr is the Principal Attorney of The Law Firm of Evan Farr, P.C., an Elder Law firm serving Virginia, DC, and Maryland. The Firm is dedicated to helping protect seniors and their families by preserving dignity, quality of life, and financial security. Evan has been named by Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top 5% of attorneys in VA since 2007, and by Washington, DC Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top 5% of attorneys in DC since 2008.  In 2011 and 2012, Evan was named by Washingtonian and Northern Virginia 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 also a well-known public media figure, having been quoted or cited as an elder law expert by 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 appeared on television on PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN.

To learn more about Evan Farr, visit the Farr Law Firm’s website at, or call 703-691-1888.

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About Evan H Farr, CELA, CAP

Evan H. Farr is a 4-time Best-Selling author in the field of Elder Law and Estate Planning. In addition to being one of approximately 500 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in the Country, Evan is one of approximately 100 members of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

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