Caring, Invested Counsel A Law Firm Designed for The American Family


  • Who's Who Top Attorneys Of North America | President's Circle
  • 10 Best | 2019 | 10 Best Law firm | Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • The Seal Of Experience | Trial Masters
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 10 Best Law Firms | 10 Best | 2018
  • Best experience with an attorneys office. Extremely professional, great staff! Found an attorney for life, for any legal needs!- ANNA NIELSEN
  • I have been using Mr. Kidwell as my personal, and business attorney for 4 years now. He is knowledgeable, quick to respond to my questions, and most importantly (to me) a family man. I highly recommend him to all of my friends and family, and they use him as well.- KELLY CLARK
  • Never used a lawyer before. I got wills for myself and wife since we have kids now This place was great and cheaper than other lawyers I talked to. I even brought my parents in to do a general power of attorney and update their trust.- JONATHAN SMITH


  • Distinguished Lawyer | John Kent Lawyer
  • Avvo Rating | 10.0 | Superb | Top Attorney
  • BBB | Accredited Business | A+rating
  • Super Lawyers Badge 2022


  • Lawyers Of Distinction | 2018 | John Kent Kidwell, Esq.
  • Top Attorneys of North America | John Kent Kidwell, Esq.
  • Lawyers Of Distinction | 2018

Welcome To

Kidwell & Kent

The Credentials And Experience
To Resolve Legal Matters

Consulting with a lawyer does not have to be intimidating. Often a consultation may even prevent problems before they occur or lead to a more efficient and cost-effective solution.

Located in The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent is a long-standing, family-owned law firm offering a broad range of legal services. Our firm’s success is based on a foundation of empathy, trust and respect combined with in-depth legal knowledge and proven skill. Our attorneys take time to answer questions, stay responsive and consistently deliver clear, practical legal guidance.

We serve clients throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and the Washington, D.C., metro.

A Law Firm Designed For The American Family!

We Focus On

Our legal team works hard to become our clients’ lawyers for life. That begins with offering sound counsel from welcoming and comfortable offices in Fairfax and Rockville. We treat clients like we would our own family members. This holds true whether you are new parents looking for estate planning guidance or an established business owner looking for advice as your company expands.


A Broad Range Of
Legal Services

Our attorneys can help you address nearly any legal concern, directly or through a referral, but some of our strengths include:

Estate planning, probate and elder law — From drafting personalized wills and trusts to providing counsel and representation to resolve inheritance disputes
Commercial and residential real estate — Including all types of transactions, disputes and litigation as well as land use and zoning issues

Business and corporate law — From company formation through every phase of operations, with the ability to handle complex contract disputes and other civil matters

Personal injury and malpractice claims after auto accidents, serious medical mistakes and other life-changing events

Criminal and Traffic claims Defense against DUI, DWI, Reckless Driving, misdemeanor and felony crimes.

We Welcome Your Call

When you need legal service, open communication and professionalism are both extremely important. At The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent, we genuinely care about our clients. We treat each matter as if our own family’s personal and financial interests were on the line.