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Jessica A. Hayes, Attorney at Law

Jessica A. Hayes focuses her practice on estate planning and administration. She enjoys assisting individuals planning for retirement, small business owners, parents of young children, and seniors in creating a plan carefully tailored to meet their unique needs and the needs of their families.

With a background in elder law and special needs planning, Jessica proactively aids clients in identifying and minimizing potential future threats to their estate plan, including long-term care costs and estate taxes. She also guides executors and trustees through the process of estate and trust administration.

Bar Admissions
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • North Carolina
Education
  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    J.D. - 2009
    Law Review: Regent University Law Review
  • The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
    B.A. (English & Psychology) - 2006
AV Martindale-Hubbell
Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia
Super Lawyers - Rising Star
Legal Elite
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Top Lawyers, 2019 - 2020
  • Virginia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2019
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2019
  • Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council
  • Virginia State Bar, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
  • LEAD Hampton Roads Class of 2020
  • Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Professional Advisors Committee
  • Andrew H. Hook & Jessica A. Hayes, Explaining the “Inexplicable”: A Response to Powers of Attorney Under the Uniform Power of Attorney Act Including Reference to Virginia Law by F. Philip Manns, Jr., 43 ACTEC L. J. 417 (2018).
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Top Lawyers, 2019 - 2020
  • Virginia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2019
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2019
  • Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council
  • Virginia State Bar, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
  • LEAD Hampton Roads Class of 2020
  • Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Professional Advisors Committee
  • Andrew H. Hook & Jessica A. Hayes, Explaining the “Inexplicable”: A Response to Powers of Attorney Under the Uniform Power of Attorney Act Including Reference to Virginia Law by F. Philip Manns, Jr., 43 ACTEC L. J. 417 (2018).