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Gretchyn G. Meinken - Alexandria, VA

500 Montgomery St. Suite 575 Alexandria, VA 22314

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Updated: 02/25/2020

Alexandria Probate Lawyer


Ms. Meinken grew up in a U.S. Army family, living in Germany for the majority of her childhood. Ms. Meinken moved to the D.C. Metro area after completing a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Alabama in 2000. Ms. Meinken now calls Alexandria, Virginia home after residing here since 2001 (her longest stint in any one place).

Ms. Meinken focuses her practice on estate planning and administration, as well as general corporate law and taxation...

About Gretchyn G. Meinken

Practice Areas

  • Probate 50%
  • Estate Planning 25%
  • Corporate and Incorporation 15%
  • Guardianship 10%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2007
  • Maryland, 2009
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2009
  • District of Columbia, 2014

Other Affiliations

  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, 2015 - 2016 (Past President)
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (Trusts & Probate Section Member)
  • Fairfax County Bar Association (Wills, Trusts & Estates Section Member)
  • Junior League of Northern Virginia
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, President, 2014 - 2015
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, Treasurer, 2012 - 2014
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, Board Member, 2008 - Present


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 2007
    Law Journal: Journal of Law, Economics & Policy
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2000
    B.S. Business Administration
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: International Finance & German
    Minor: Economics

Past Positions

  • Smolen & Plevy, PC, Vienna, VA, Attorney, 2007 - 2015
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, Law Clerk, 2006
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation, Reston, VA, Law Clerk, 2006
  • U.S. Mint, Washington, DC, Legal Intern, 2006
  • U.S. Department of Defense, Arlington, VA, Legal Intern, 2005
  • MCI Worldcom, Ashburn, VA, Financial Analyst, 2000 - 2004


Other Sources of Feedback About Gretchyn G. Meinken

Included on the 2023 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Gretchyn G. Meinken on Super Lawyers


  • 2011 Top Lawyer, Wills & Probate (Northern Virginia Magazine)
  • 2014 Legal Elite (Virginia Business Magazine)
  • 2015 Rising Star (DC & VA Super Lawyers)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C., 2016 - 2017

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Office Information


500 Montgomery St. Suite 575 Alexandria, VA 22314


  • 703-567-6899

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

9:00 am to 5:00pm

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