Michael O. Manning


Michael joined Manning, Murray, Barnett & Baxter PC in 2012 and assists families and individuals with a range of estate planning matters. His practice includes estate planning for families with young children, older children and no children, estate planning for single individuals, charitable giving, income tax considerations associated with retirement accounts, and estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. Michael also provides comprehensive estate and trust administration guidance to surviving spouses, children, Executors and Trustees. Michael is a Trustee of the Arlington Community Foundation and is currently serving as Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Arlington Community Foundation Board of Trustees.


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Preparation of federal gift and estate tax returns


  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Virginia, B.A. with Distinction, 2007


  • Virginia, 2012


  • Finisher, Shenandoah Mountain 100 Back Country Mountain Bike Race (2008, 2011, 2016, 2017)