William G. Murray


Bill has been in private practice in Northern Virginia since 1973. He also serves as Commissioner of Accounts for the 17th Judicial Circuit, a position to which he was appointed by the Arlington County Circuit Court in 1989. In that position he is responsible for overseeing the administration of estates, trusts, conservatorships and guardianships in Arlington and Falls Church. Bill is a recipient of the Arlington Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award, and is a past president of the Arlington Bar Association, a past chair of the Virginia State Bar Ethics Committee, a past member of the Executive Committee of the Virginia State Bar, and the past chair of the Judicial Council of Virginia’s Standing Committee on Commissioners of Accounts.

His community activities have included serving as chair of the Arlington Sports Commission, and as a board member of Arlington Senior Babe Ruth Baseball and the Arlington Sports Foundation. Bill has also served as President of the Better Sports Club of Arlington and Washington Golf and Country Club.

Bill was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 1988, and a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation in 1999.


Practice Areas

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


  • College of William and Mary, J.D., 1973
  • Randolph-Macon College, B.S. in Mathematics, 1970


  • Virginia, 1973
  • District of Columbia, 1981


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated℠ by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993