Decades of combined experience to handle your every legal need.

Advising Business Professionals For Over 50 Years

Forming a strong working partnership with the legal team at The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent can be a major step toward achievement and protection of your business success. From identifying the optimal business entity to completing major transactions and resolving contract disputes, we offer a full range of legal services to business owners, stakeholders and entrepreneurs throughout northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C., area.

What Can A Business And Corporate Lawyer Do For You?

Our accomplished, widely respected Fairfax business and corporate law attorneys prioritize results, efficiency and value for each client we serve.
As seasoned business attorneys, we can assist you by:

  • Providing upfront counsel and guidance through every step in the process of incorporation or establishment of a limited liability company (LLC), limited liability partnership (LLP) or other formal entity
  • Evaluating franchising opportunities and a full range of other potential business acquisitions
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of business contracts, ranging from purchase agreements to partnership agreements, operating agreements and noncompete agreements for key employees
  • Coordinating to set up Key Man Insurance, Buy-Sell Agreements, Health and Retirement Plans, and profit-sharing plans.
  • Handling the sale or transition of your business, including business valuation, coaching, and settlement.
  • Representing your interests in residential and commercial real estate transactions, including resolution of challenges
  • Serving as your registered agent and corporate attorney if a contract dispute or any other form of litigation arises

A Family Law Firm Designed To Help Family Businesses And More

Business owners across the spectrum of industry and commerce in the Washington, D.C., area rely on our firm for full-service legal counsel and representation. Our corporate law team brings together many decades of relevant experience in all stages of your business, from establishment, to attracting and maintaining talent, to purchase and sale, and everything in between.

Clients value our dedication to achieving their goals by the most efficient, cost-effective means possible, enabling them to stay focused on their core operations and profitability. To speak with a lawyer who will spend the time to fully understand your unique business goals and challenges, contact us in Fairfax (703-988-7429) or Rockville (301-264-7185) today. Our work together can begin with a consultation.

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Educational Books

By John Kidwell, Owner & Managing Partner

John Kidwell, owner and managing partner of Kidwell & Kent, has written a number of books that are extremely helpful to many of his clients. Quick reads, his books are designed to help you better understand specific areas of law, through clear and concise explanations. Some are downloadable here for free, and others are available on Amazon.