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Kenneth E. Labowitz

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Kenneth E. Labowitz

Partner / Shareholder


Peer Rating

Independently conducted by Martindale

Ken Labowitz concentrates his practice on guardianship, conservatorship, estate administration, and contested fiduciary matters. Ken also serves as a Guardian ad Litem for incapacitated adults. He has comprehensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, now primarily focused on elder law matters.

Ken has been a lecturer or panel participant for seminars presented by the American Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, Alexandria Bar Association, Fairfax Bar Association, and the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He has been consistently recognized as a top elder law attorney by Super Lawyers and Washingtonian magazine since 2009.

Practice Areas:

  • Elder Law (Guardianship and Conservatorship)

  • Estate Administration

  • Contested fiduciary matters

  • Guardian ad Litem for incapacitated adults


Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1974

  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1974

  • California, 1975

  • District of Columbia, 1976

  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1976

  • Virginia, 1977

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1977

  • United States Supreme Court, 1979

  • Maryland, 1993



  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1974

  • Grinnell College, B.A., 1971


Selected Publications:

  • “Beyond Tarasoff: AIDS and the Obligation to Breach Confidentiality,” 9 St. Louis University Public Law Review 495, 1990

  • “AIDS and the Law of Virginia”, 3 George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal 67, 1992

  • “Legal Rights of the Disabled,” 1988; “Legal Response to AIDS,” Virginia Law Foundation, 1990

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