703-836-3400

124 South Royal St. Alexandria, VA 22314

G. Christopher Wright

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A native of Washington, D.C., Chris Wright brings over eighteen years experience in corporate finance and accounting to the practice of law. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2011 from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

Chris worked full-time as a Certified Public Accountant while attending law school at night. During law school, he worked on Catholic University Law Review, and his Comment: Taxation of Personal Injury Awards: Addressing the Mind/Body Dualism that Plagues Section 104(a)(2) of the Tax Code, was published in the fall of 2010.

Chris lives in Alexandria with his wife and two children.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2011
  • B.S.B.A. – Finance, East Carolina University, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • State of Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Tax Court

Memberships

  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

Areas of Practice

Chris’s main areas of practice are estate planning and tax law, business law, and elder law. He also advises nonprofits.

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Business Agreements
  • Partnerships and LLCs
  • Tax Law
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Return Preparation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Nonprofit Law

Publications

  • Mr. Wright contributes to the annual updates in Living Trusts: Forms and Practice, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc. (2014)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of Board of Directors, Alexandria Bar Association (2013-present)
  • Member of Board of Directors, Alexandria Law Library (2013)
  • Treasurer, Alexandria Law Library (2014-present)
  • Chairman, Wills for Heroes Committee, Alexandria Bar Association (2012)
  • Chair of Finance Committee, Old Dominion Boat Club (2013-present)

Awards and Recognition

  • Donald F. Mela Distinguished Service Award (2012-2013)
  • Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award (2013)