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 NIELSENFive stars
  • "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 CLARKFive stars
  • "I am truly thankful for John, Kristin, and all the staff at Kidwell & Kent who persevered with true professionalism, even through unfortunate occurrences that took place with a demanding familial individual. The legal and real estate expertise surpassed by expectations. I am very grateful for their knowledge, understanding of my needs, ability to simplify to layman's terms , and just promote KINDNESS."- DEBBIE RICHARDSFive stars


  • Distinguished Lawyer John Kent Lawyer
  • Avvo Rating | 10.0 | Superb | Top Attorney


  • Lawyers Of Distinction | 2018 | John Kent Kidwell, Esq.
  • Top Attorneys of North America | John Kent Kidwell, Esq.
  • Lawyers Of Distinction | 2018
 A Law Firm Designed For The American Family!

Many firms won’t represent you unless you are ultra wealthy. That’s not us!

We are here to help you whether you are just starting out, modestly affluent, or high net worth as an individual or a business, and we are highly experienced in counseling our clients through all stages to increase their wealth and legacy.

The Experience
To Counsel Your Success

Located in Fairfax, Virginia, and Rockville, Maryland, The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent is a long-standing, family-owned law firm offering a host of legal services designed to address matters of common value to the average individual, families and their business. Our firm’s success is based on a foundation of empathy, trust and respect, combined with in-depth legal knowledge and proven skill.

The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent has been awarded as a Top 10 Estate and Wealth Management Firm in Virginia every year since 2015 and awarded as a Top DC Estate Planning Firm by Fortune and Forbes Magazine in 2022.

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.

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.

“We maintain the tradition of being able to call your law firm for more than one special niche, and feel well counseled in the right course of action!”

– John Kidwell, Owner & Managing Partner

A Broad Range Of
Legal Services

Our mission is to provide efficient legal counsel for clients in a wide range of legal disciplines that are of common value to individuals, families and small to large businesses. Our attorneys can help you address nearly any legal concern, directly, or through our professional partnerships.

But With a Focus

Our goal is to deliver a comprehensive wealth plan married to your individual estate, and if applicable, business development and succession plan, that empowers you to achieve your most valued goals and retire with true financial confidence. We focus our legal expertise and professional relationships on growing your financial life or business, providing lasting assurance that your future and the legacy you leave for your loved ones is secure.

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.