Alison K. Noll primarily focuses her practice on tax and estate planning, trust and estate administration, real estate matters, and premarital and postmarital agreements. She assists individuals and families, including many small business owners, with the preparation of comprehensive estate plans, including all types of revocable and irrevocable trusts, each specifically tailored to her client’s individual needs. Ms. Noll regularly counsels executors, trustees, and beneficiaries with navigating the complex maze of probate, trust administration, and fiduciary litigation matters. She also advises business owners, from formation and corporate governance to business succession planning. In conjunction with her representation of businesses and individuals, she frequently counsels clients on real estate matters, her expertise having developed in conjunction with her background as counsel to title companies.
Ms. Noll's primary concern in counseling estate planning clients is communicating advice to them in clear and simple to understand terms while fulfilling her clients’ goals which can range from estate tax minimization, avoiding probate, identifying guardians, and establishing trusts for minor children to protecting assets from creditors.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Ms. Noll served as the co-chairperson for the Wills, Estates, and Trust Section of the Fairfax Bar Association from 1996 to 1998. She was named to the “Top Lawyers” list for Estate Planning in Northern Virginia Magazine 2011-2014. She has participated in pro bono work, including the representation of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and families of the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shootings. Ms. Noll was also named to Washingtonian's "Top Estate Attorneys" listing in 2012 and 2014.
Ms. Noll dedicates her time to community service involving youth, including serving on the board of directors of the Madison Community Youth Alliance, coaching girls’ soccer and volleyball, and teaching at the church she attends.
Ms. Noll frequently writes and presents on the topics of estate planning and estate administration.
- Top Lawyer 2018, Northern Virginia Magazine
- Top Lawyer 2017, Trusts & Estates, Washingtonian Magazine
- Top Financial Professionals 2016, Estate Planning, Northern Virginia Magazine
- Top Lawyer 2015, Northern Virginia Magazine
- Top Financial Professional 2015, Estate Planning, Northern Virginia Magazine
- Top Financial Professional 2014, Estate Planning, Northern Virginia Magazine
Prior to joining Offit Kurman as an estate planning attorney, Ms. Noll was the managing partner of the Estate Planning practice at the law firm of Peterson Noll & Goodman, PLC where she spent the first 19 years of her law career.