Biographical details

William Babcock, Jr. has been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for more than 15 years, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2008-2012); The Washington DC Area’s Best Lawyers’ published by the Washington Post (2008 and 2009); The Top One Percent of Lawyers in the Region, Washingtonian Magazine (2008-2012).

Former memberships and associations: Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Committee for Alexandria (Member, 1992-1998; Secretary, 1993-1994; Chair, 1994-1995). Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline (2002-2008; Chair, 2006-2008).  Hospice Cup Sponsor’s Committee, Hospice of Northern Virginia; Leadership Washington Class of 1991. Youth Soccer Coach. President, Friends of the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. Director, Jubilee Support Foundation in Adams Morgan. Chair, Governance Committee of the Board of ACT for Alexandria. Member, Alexandria Seaport Foundation.

Faculty Lecturer, Virginia State Bar continuing legal education seminars: Handling Problem Assets; Ethical Issues in Advising a Fiduciary; Tax Saving Trusts; Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts; Death and Taxes; Estate Planning Bootcamp.

Practice areas


  • Virginia, 1973


  • Bowdoin College, 1969, B.A.
  • George Washington University, 1972, J.D. (with honors)

Associations & memberships

  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar (Member, Trusts and Estates Section)