Robert L. Freed, Freed & Shepherd, PC / Richmond
Robert L. Freed received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1969 and his J.D. from the Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary in 1972 where he was a member of Law Review. He was awarded the Seidman Medallion for Studies in Federal Taxation. In 1973, he was admitted as a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia. Mr. Freed is admitted to the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, the United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, and all Virginia State Courts.
Mr. Freed was an adjunct Associate Professor of Law at T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond (1978–1989), an adjunct Professor in Estate Planning and in Estate Taxation, Graduate Tax Program, and School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University, and an Instructor on Advanced Business Tax Planning at American College. Mr. Freed is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and administration for: Annual V.C.U.-V.S.C.P.A. Tax Conference, Virginia Society of CPA’s, Univ. of Richmond Estate Planning Seminar, and Virginia Continuing Legal Education, including The Douglas W. Conner 31st Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Administration Seminar (2010).
Mr. Freed is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the Virginia and American Bar Associations, the Virginia State Bar, the Richmond Estate Planning Council, and the University of Richmond Estate Planning Advisory Council.
Mr. Freed was named to The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), one of the "Big Trouble Specialists" by Richmond Surroundings Magazine, one of Richmond’s best estate planners by Richmond Magazine, one of Virginia’s Elite Lawyers by Virginia Business, one of Virginia's Super Lawyers (top 5%) by Law and Politics and Richmond Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008), and 100 Top Estate Planning Attorneys by Worth Magazine.