If you’ve found my website then you likely have an interest in planning for the future and making sure that your and your family’s affairs are in order. I’d love to help you accomplish your goals. As a hard-working, client-focused estate planning attorney in Tysons Corner, I will walk beside you and guide you through the process from start to finish.
I am originally from the Portsmouth area of New Hampshire, and graduated from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in 2007 with a degree in Political Science, born out of my passion for studying history, civilizations, and government. I also served in the New Hampshire Army National Guard from 2002 to 2009, being deployed domestically several times, and overseas to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.
Wanting to settle down and provide for a family, I enrolled in the Antonin Scalia Law School (then named George Mason University School of Law) and graduated with my Juris Doctor in 2012 surrounded by my family, including my lovely wife, Jessica. Upon graduation, I was immediately hired by the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office in Arlington, Virginia, where I had a successful externship earlier that year. I practiced criminal law at the office for five years (2012-2017) before joining my friend’s firm, J. Madison PLC, for three years (2017-2020). While I loved helping people as an attorney in these positions, I was drawn to practice estate planning.
I view working in estate planning as part of the personal finance journey I started when my wife bought me the book The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey. At the time, I was still working at the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and had over $200k in outstanding student loans. Gradually, encouraged by listening to the Dave Ramsey Show podcast, my wife and I became determined to pay off that debt instead of relying on government student loan forgiveness programs. We set and stuck to a budget every month and followed the Baby Steps. Through dogged persistence, or what Dave calls “eating beans and rice, rice and beans,” we were able to pay off all of our debts in approximately 21 months.
After we paid everything off, I studied investing and the stock market. I read a pile of books including classics like A Random Walk Down Wall Street, The Intelligent Investor, One Up on Wall Street, and Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits. But once you accumulate wealth, what do you do with it? The old adage that you can’t take it with you applies. This is where my interest in estate planning really started to pick up steam. I wanted to figure out the best ways to transfer money to the next generation and beyond because, as Proverbs 13:22 says, “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children.”
In 2020, during the Covid-19 Pandemic, I started Inman Law, PLLC. My plan was to watch my three (now four) children during the day while my wife worked a normal 9 to 5, and I could work non-traditional hours on nights and weekends. Being truly client-centric is what sets Inman Law, PLLC apart from other law firms. Here, the client’s desires dictate what hours we meet and where, whether that’s at your home or place of work, virtually, or at a brick-and-mortar conference room. I am licensed to practice law in Virginia, New Hampshire, and the District of Columbia.
While I have experience in a broad range of legal matters, including criminal law, employment law and general civil litigation, I focus on estate planning. I occasionally take on other matters, but estate planning is more compatible with my life as a family man - I am home when I need to be and not scrambling to get to court for unforeseen emergencies. I currently reside in a charming post-war brick house with my wife, three sons, and a daughter. In my free time, I enjoy recreational activities such as hiking and fishing, and frequently travel to New England to see my extended family.