Melissa D. Walden

Of Counsel

Attorney

T: +1 804.592.3559
F: +1 804.497.5916

mwalden@vaetlaw.com

MELISSA D. WALDEN, of Counsel, brings a diverse background to her estate planning and estate and trust administration practice.  In addition to being an attorney, she is also a Certified Public Accountant and holds the AICPA’s Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation.

Her solid background includes legal experience at Troutman Sanders and Davenport & Company, where she provided estate, retirement, charitable planning and investment advisory services.  She also served as a tax consulting manager at Ernst & Young.

Melissa is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  She is also a member of the Virginia Bar Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Sections and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Though a Washington D.C. native, Melissa considers Richmond her home and volunteers her time and services to LINC, a local nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping people with the business side of cancer.

Melissa received her J.D. from the College of William & Mary School of Law and her B.S. in Accounting and History from George Mason University.

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