Virginia Symmes Sheehan

Virginia Symmes Sheehan

Orr & Reno, P.A.

Recognized since 2007

Concord, New Hampshire

Practice Areas

Elder Law

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Elder Law
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Virginia Symmes Sheehan is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney and a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) with many years of experience in the area of trusts and estates. She is actively engaged in the areas of estate planning, elder law, estate and trust administration, federal and state transfer (estate, gift and generation-skipping) taxation and federal and state income (personal and fiduciary) taxation. Virginia’s experience includes all phases of administration of estates, trusts, and guardianships; serving as the fiduciary for estates and trusts; formulating estate plans, drafting the necessary documents and assisting the client with the implementation of the client’s estate plan; post-mortem tax planning; preparation of federal and state personal, fiduciary, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns; and representing clients in estate and gift tax return audits. Virginia believes in the importance of preserving family relationships by providing high quality estate planning documents and appropriate post mortem advice. She has been involved in drafting probate related legislation and testifying before the NH Legislature on the same. Virginia has been a speaker at various estate planning and estate administration seminars, including numerous NH Bar Association continuing legal education seminars.

  • 45 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 3550
    Concord, NH 03302-3550
  • English
  • Northeastern University, graduated 1988
  • Macalester College, graduated 1982
Bar Admissions
  • New Hampshire, New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Estate Planning Counsel - Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel - Fellow
State Clerkships
  • New Hampshire - Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts - Trial Courts

Orr & Reno, P.A.
Headquarters: Concord, New Hampshire

17 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America award

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Elder Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Trusts and Estates, Concord (2021)
  • Elder Law, Concord (2013)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Elder Law
  • Trusts and Estates


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