John Steffan
Steffan & Associates, P.C.

503 Carlisle Drive Suite 100
Herndon, VA 20170
TEL: (703) 691-4810

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About Steffan & Associates, P.C.

Steffan & Associates, P.C. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Herndon, VA, our mission is to provide residents of Herndon and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Herndon and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About John Steffan

John D. Steffan, born in up-state New York, obtained his Master's Degree and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Tennessee. There he was an associate editor of the Law Review and was awarded first place in the 1978 Advocate's Prize Moot Court competition.

Mr. Steffan served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Samuel Lewis of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and thereafter for the Honorable Harry Phillips, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. At the close of his clerkships, Mr. Steffan and his family moved to Northern Virginia where he associated with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Steptoe & Johnson.

Mr. Steffan was appointed Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he served over six years as the Justice Department's primary tax litigation counsel in the federal district courts of Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. The United States Attorney General twice honored Mr. Steffan as "U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, Outstanding Trial Attorney."

In 1990, Mr. Steffan opened his private law practice of Steffan & Associates, P.C., which continues to practice exclusively in estate planning. The firm maintains offices in Northern Virginia.

Mr. Steffan is licensed to practice before the State and Federal courts in the District of Columbia, the State of Tennessee (inactive), and the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as the United States Tax Court. Mr. Steffan is an active member in good standing of the bars of all three jurisdictions.

Mr. Steffan is a Licensed Instructor for Continuing Education on topics of Insurance Laws & Regulations, Retirement & Savings Plans, and Financial & Estate Planning. Mr. Steffan conducts three to five public and private seminars each month on a variety of estate planning topics and is a co-author of "Total Wealth Management.

Mr. Steffan is an active member in good standing of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.