Civic and Professional Service


  • President of the Arlington County Bar Association from 2003 to 2004, secretary from 2000 to 2002.

  • Virginia State Bar Local Bar Leader of the year 2006.

  • President of the Arlington Historical Society from 2006 to 2009.

  • Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

  • Member of Virginia Guardianship Association.

  • President of the Arlington Jaycees from 1985 to 1986.

  • Legal Counsel of the Washington-Lee High School Alumni Association from 2000 to present.

  • Legal Counsel of the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington from 1998 to present.

  • Legal Counsel of the Arlington County Fair, Inc. from 1998 to 2002.

With over 33 years of practice, we're dedicated to making sure that you are able get exactly what you need and deserve. 

Practice Areas

If you experience issues regarding the administration of estates or need legal counsel regarding guardian, conservator, or power of attorney matters or preparation of legal  documents and court accountings then we will provide you with the legal services you need to solve them and feel confident that you will be satisfied with the results.


George W. Dodge serves as a Guardian Ad Litem, Conservator and Guardian in Arlington and Fairfax Circuit Court. He has been a Special Justice in Arlington County since May 1988, presiding over several thousand civil commitment cases.  He has also served on the Virginia Commission on Mental Health Reform beginning in 2006 and the Virginia Guardianship Task Force that proposed an overhaul of Virginia's guardianship law that was enacted in 1997. He has authored, Images of America-Arlington National Cemetery, published by Arcadia Publishing.


Staff member Desiree Adragna has worked in the office since January 2012.  She received her  B.A. in Criminology, Law and Society from George Mason University in 2012 and is working on her Masters Degree. Desiree is experienced in preparing court inventories, accountings, and assists with probate and estate planning documents. 


Staff member Joi L. Ionni worked for the Arlington County Clerk of the Circuit Court in the Land Records office from August 1980 to August 2012 and then joined as staff.  Joi is a 1980 graduate of Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music, now Shenandoah University.  She is trained to work with persons under disability and has extensive experience with documents research and deed preparation.     


Our Team of Experienced Staff

Attorney At Law

George W. Dodge

George W. Dodge is currently the President of the Arlington County Bar Association and is serving a second term from 2015 to 2016.

Call Today: +1-703-524-9700

2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 700

 Arlington, VA 22201

gdodge@georgedodgelaw.com