Meet the Farr Law Firm Team

Evan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney
Evan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law AttorneyEvan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney (Licensed in VA, DC, and MD)
In addition to being one of approximately 500 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in the Country, Evan is also a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners and one of approximately 100 members of the NAELA Council of Advanced Practitioners, selected for this honor by his fellow practitioners who are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. A 4-time Best-Selling author in the field of Elder Law and the Estate Planning and Elder Law monthly columnist for The Practical Lawyer, Evan received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and his law degree from the College of William & Mary in 1987.  Evan is widely recognized as one of the leading Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Specials Needs attorneys in Virginia, DC, and Maryland, and one of foremost experts in the Country in the field of Medicaid Asset Protection and Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts. In addition to being Certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation, Evan has been selected by his peers as a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  Evan has written articles for, been quoted by, or cited as an expert by numerous sources, including: the Estate Planning Journal; Estate, Tax and Personal Financial Planning; Trusts & Estates Magazine; the Washington Post; Newsweek Magazine; Northern Virginia Magazine; The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association, and has been featured as a guest speaker on television and numerous radio shows, including Fairfax County TV Channel 16, WTOP Radio, the TV Show Probate Nation, and Washington Post Radio. [Read more]

William S. Fralin, Certified Elder Law Attorney

Bill Fralin, CELAWilliam S. Fralin, Certified Elder Law Attorney (Licensed in VA, DC, and MD)

AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, Bill has been named in Virginia Business magazine as one of the top 50 attorneys in Virginia, in Washingtonian magazine as one of the top elder law attorneys in the region, and in Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 attorneys in the region. Since 2006, Bill has been listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Bill lectures frequently on topics relating to life care planning for seniors, elder law, asset protection and preservation, and estate and incapacity planning. A Virginia native, Bill and his wife Kate have 3 children and have been married over 30 years!

Sara Barr Entis, Senior Estate Planning and Estate Administration Attorney
Sara Barr Entis, Probate and Estate AttorneySara Barr Entis, Attorney (Licensed in VA, DC and MD)
Like Evan, Sara attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1992. Sara then received her law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law in 1997.  Sara leads the Probate and Trust administration team for the Farr Law Firm, and is also part of our Estate Planning and Elder Law team. Sara lives in Great Falls with her two children, two dogs and three cats. She enjoys hiking, reading, travel, riding on rollercoasters with her son, and cooking with her daughter.

Alicia R. Truitt, Senior Estate Planning Attorney

Alicia Truitt, Attorney

Alicia R. Truit, Attorney (Licensed in VA and DC)
Alicia has focused her entire 18-year career on Estate Planning, formerly at The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm, P.C. working under Bill Fralin. A Virginia native, Alicia has appeared in Virginia Business Legal Elite and in Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, and has continued to be a rising star with the Farr Law Firm! She received her bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary and her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.  Alicia is a frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education classes for other attorneys on the topics of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection Trusts, and Special Needs Planning. Alicia enjoys spending time with her family (her husband, their two teenage children, their loyal golden retriever, and their affectionate rescue cat), boating on the Occoquan, dog-walking with friends, relaxing at the Outer Banks, and volunteering.

Jeannie Farr, Director of Client Services, Client Care Coordinator, and Patient Advocate

Jeannie wears many hats here at the Farr Law Firm.  As the Director of Client Services, she is the main point of contact for all clients and ensures that all of our clients are always happy with our services. As our Client Care Coordinator and Patient Advocate, Jeannie, who has a Certificate in Gerontology from Piedmont Virginia Community College, helps our clients who need nursing home care obtain the best nursing home placements available, and helps our nursing home clients maintain their highest possible level of psycho-social well-being. Before running the Farr Law Firm, Jeannie spent over 25 years in the hospitality industry, serving as the Director of Food and Beverage for several restaurants, hotels, and private clubs. She developed a passion for helping the elderly after taking care of her elderly mother for years and after successfully filing for Veterans Aid and Attendance for another family member.  A native of the DC Metro area, Jeannie enjoys boating, water adventures, and relaxing with her husband, Evan, their children and grandson, and their menagerie of furry critters.

Connie Fregm, Senior Asset Protection Paralegal

50eae1e984c49f2c520280deConnie received her paralegal certificate in 1991 and began working for a personal injury law firm in York, PA, then relocated to Virginia in 1995 where she first started working for the Farr Law Firm. In 2005, she moved back to York to assist her mother and went back to a position at the personal injury firm during the week and commuting to her home in Northern VA for the weekends. After 3 years of commuting, it was time to return to Northern VA to both work and live, and to return to the Farr Law Firm. Her years of living with her aging mother (now in her 90s) made Connie acutely aware of the challenges and adventures facing many with aging parents. Connie enjoys bluegrass music and riding motorcycles, as well as baking and cooking with her grandson.

Seresa El-Gafy, Senior Asset Protection and Probate Paralegal

SeresaAs part of an Air Force family, Seresa traveled extensively around the U.S. before settling in New Jersey, where she obtained a paralegal certificate in 1984. She worked primarily in estate planning and administration for several large firms in New Jersey and New York before relocating to Virginia in 2005. Enticed by the opportunity of working at the esteemed Farr Law Firm (especially with some of the famous authors of Critter Corner–Commander Bun Bun and Angel the cat), she joined the firm in 2013. Outside the office, Seresa manages her own menagerie of cats, rabbit, teenage daughter, husband, and mother-in-law. As a 4H parent, she spends most weekends wrangling sheep and chickens to support her daughter’s ambition to be a mixed-species veterinarian. In the five minutes of free time she has every day before retiring, she prefers to read, particularly historical and classical fiction, biographies, military history, and P.G. Wodehouse.

Natasha Cranford, Asset Protection Paralegal

Natasha was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Hawaii and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. She has worked in the customer service industry, in the community health non-profit sector, as an English instructor in the U.S. and abroad, and as a paralegal. Natasha helped care for her ailing grandfather and her mother, who had suffered several strokes, so she is intimately familiar with the challenges facing the elderly, individuals with disabilities, and their families. In her free time, Natasha enjoys spending time with her human, canine, and avian family.

Arlene Figueroa, Asset Protection Paralegal


Arlene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her family includes two sisters, one of whom struggles with mental illness.  She has been helping her parents care for her sister for years and therefore understands the challenges and hardships that can be put on a family due to a family member with disabilities.  Arlene realized that her passion was to help families, such as hers, overcome these challenges for the well-being of their loved ones, and for that reason joined the Farr Law Firm team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and swimming.

Anthony Bond, Paralegal

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Sierra Kolasa, Paralegal
Sierra was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. After years of service in the hospitality field, she chose to shift her attention. Sierra has experienced many stages of care in her family and is excited to assist here at Farr Law Firm to ensure everyone may receive the best care. Sierra started off at the firm as part of the Client Services Team, but after several years was ready to tackle the more difficult duties of being a paralegal, where she has continued to excel. In her off time, Sierra enjoys hiking with her “better half,” Nick, and their dogs, Hayek and Persephone, and enjoying all nature has to offer.


Timothy Farr, Paralegal

Timothy Farr

Tim, a Northern Virginia native, has always had a strong desired to help others. He grew up volunteering and in Scouting, earning his Eagle Scout rank in 2013. Tim is a nationally certified paramedic, and in 2014 he started volunteering for a local rescue squad, where he volunteered for over 5 years. Throughout his time as a volunteer, Tim also worked numerous jobs within the medical field, before eventually deciding to pursue a career in public safety with the government. Transitioning now to a legal career to hopefully follow in his father’s footsteps, Tim has found that he can continue assisting people through elder law. Tim is very excited to be working for the Farr Law Firm, where he can continue his passion for helping others.  Outside of work, Tim enjoys playing bass, singing, and writing/recording music.  While relaxing at home, Tim loves spending time with his fiancée, Bethany, who is also very musical, as well as their German Shepherd dog, Gus, and Tabby cat, Felicity Jane.

Debbie Mitchell, Client Services

Debbie originally joined Bill Fralin’s firm, The Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm, P.C., in 2016, and realized her keen interest and aptitude for this area of law! Transitioning to the Farr Law Firm in 2018 has afforded her the opportunity to build upon where she left off, and she loves it! She attended Prince George’s Community College and received two Associates of Arts Degrees in Legal Secretary and Word Processing Administration in 1986. She comes with over 20 years of administrative skills from working in the insurance, real estate, and health related fields. Debbie is originally from the beautiful Island of Jamaica, and enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and grandchildren. Debbie’s favorite pastimes include reading, traveling, spending quiet time with the Lord, and a recently-developed love of gardening. She volunteers with a team of folks from her church visiting a local nursing home and feeding the homeless once a month by encouraging, singing, praying, and the spreading of love.

Danny Bonner, Property Manager
Danny was born and raised in Centreville, Virginia, and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Longwood University in 2017.  At Longwood, Danny was a member of the club baseball program as well as the fishing club. Before and during college, Danny held many positions in the hospitality industry at golf courses and country clubs. As an athlete and avid sports fan, Danny enjoys going into DC to watch sporting events with his friends and family, and enjoys spending many weekends fishing and boating with his family at Lake Anna, including his two brothers and black lab mix, Louie. Since his first year at Westfield High School, Danny has volunteered with Our Neighbor’s Child during almost every holiday season, delivering gifts, cookies, and wrapping paper to families in need.

Renee Eder, Director of Public Relations

ReneeRenee was born and raised in Rockland County, New York. She attended Binghamton University, and received a bachelor’s degree in Applied Social Sciences in 1997. Upon graduation, she attended Syracuse University and received her Master’s Degree in 1998 in Consumer Studies, with a focus in marketing and seniors. Renee has done consulting work in marketing, public relations, and branding, and website redesign at George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, and at various associations and charities in the D.C. area. Renee enjoys spending time with her two children, being a devoted Washington sports fan, being a Scout mom, enjoying her daughter’s travel soccer games and her son’s basketball games, reading, writing, and spending time with her two miniature poodles, Penny and Moose, and her mini labradoodle, Jeff. Renee’s poodle, Penny, is an official comfort dog who she and her children bring to visit with seniors who are in the early stages of dementia at a local senior home once a month.

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