Our Team

John's legal expertise includes family protection, wealth preservation, and values-based planning. He offers free educational events within his community and travels to clients when they cannot. John is a published legal scholar and served in the Air Force for over 30 years, retiring in the rank of Colonel. John is a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law and the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is a licensed member in good standing of the Virginia, D.C., and New Jersey Bar Associations, and is authorized to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces.

John W. Heck


Cheryl helps families develop peace of mind through the creation of a thoughtful and meaningful estate plan. As a former elementary school and special education teacher, Cheryl brings kindness and compassion to the estate planning process. She will guide you in leaving your legacy – property, financial assets, family heirlooms, values, and stories - to those who mean the most to you, while helping to anticipate and avoid conflicts. Cheryl is a graduate of George Mason University’s School of Law and is a member in good standing of the Virginia Bar.

Cheryl Richardson


Megan's business acumen knows no bounds. Although her background is in medical care and clinical work, she has successfully grown multiple small businesses spanning several areas. We are now fortunate to have her on our team.

Megan C. Rackiewicz


Lisa is responsible for maintaining professional relationships with clients as well as internally-facing relationships with the attorneys and staff ensuring a high level of proactive service. She has worked in estate planning and general law for a number of years. She also has personal experience with elder care and the guardianship and trustee processes. In her spare time, she enjoys her dogs, thrifting and international travel.

Lisa B. Allen