Twenty years of experience as a financial advisor and principal of the brokerage firm he founded in 1971 alerted Bill Conway to the pressing need among his clients for effective, creative and comprehensive planning not only for their lives, but for the protection of their legacies upon their death. In 1990, Mr. Conway opened his legal practice in McLean to provide clients with the comprehensive, innovative and personalized planning he feels every client deserves. With the partnership with Jessica Pannell in 2008, we have expanded our services to address the diversity of needs in the entire Washington metropolitan region along. Over the years our family-oriented office has increasingly focused on the importance of total family and multi-generational planning, including business succession, ongoing care for those with special needs and asset protection, and those seeking to protect their legacy for generations to come. We are a team that values relationships driven by the process, not the transaction, in which the personal goals of our client families come first.
WILLIAM A. CONWAY, Partner Attorney
William A. Conway, J.D., tax attorney, investment banker, and legal educator, serves his clients with both financial and legal counsel. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, he is a registered investment advisor and tax attorney included in both Who’s Who in Finance and Industry and Who’s Who in American Law. Mr. Conway is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the State of Florida. Read Full Bio.
JESSICA M. PANNELL, Partner Attorney
Jessica M. Pannell, J.D., a partner since 2008, began her career as attorney joining in practice with William Conway in 2001, bringing a professional specialization in handling trust administration and probate issues. Ms. Pannell is a honors graduate from the University of Maryland School of Law and was soon admitted to the Maryland bar. She was admitted to the Virginia Bar in September 2002., and is a member of the Virginia and Maryland bars. Read Full Bio.
ANGELA M. GRIFFITH, Attorney, Of Counsel, Elder Law & Special Needs Practice Lead
A native of Virginia, Angela has been serving the senior population and disabled adults since earning her Bachelors of Social Work with a minor in Gerontology from James Madison University in 1997. This passion for working with seniors led Angela into a career in local assisted living communities. Furthering her education and commitment to working with seniors, she was awarded her Juris Doctorate with honors in 2009 from Florida Coastal School of Law. Read Full Bio.
ANN G. CONWAY, Executive Director
Ann enjoys contact with clients old and new, providing support in all areas of office administration and client services.
FARHANA KABIR, Director of Client Services & C.A.R.E. Coordinator
Farhana joined our team in 2012 after graduating from George Mason University with a Bachelors of Arts in Global Affairs. She is currently working on a Masters of Science in Information Technology. She is also Ms. Pannell’s primary paralegal, assisting clients with deed research/preparation, and funding support.
SANDRA ADAMS, Trust Administration Coordinator
Sandra assists clients with the administrative tasks related to post-mortem valuations, allocation and distribution of assets. Sandra earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from the College of William & Mary, and spent 10 years at Ernst & Young before leaving her position as a senior manager to focus on her family. Sandra brings her thoroughness and attention to detail to each administration that she handles.