Serving 33 States


We serve clients nationwide from our offices in Metro Washington, DC and Northern California.

Leaders in the Law


Our legal work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and on many TV and radio stations. We often teach other lawyers in seminars on estate planning, firearms law, criminal defense, and business.

Variety of Legal Services


Depending on your location, our services include estate planning, criminal defense, business law, firearms, landlord-tenant disputes, real estate, Arsenal Gun Trusts, and civil litigation.

What are you saving for the next generation?


Homes, pets, guns, digital assets, farms, art, a vacation properties, jewelry? Arsenal Attorneys can help. We offer Special Purpose Estate Planning based on our ability to understand our clients’ goals, assets, and concerns for loved ones.



From our offices in Fairfax, Virginia near Washington, DC and Northern California near Sacramento, we serve clients in over 30 states as lawyers, consultants, expert witnesses, advocates, and educators. In fact, our lawyers don't just serve clients. We often teach the law to other lawyers for the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Financial Planners Association and other organizations. Our work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and on many TV networks and radio stations.


We serve a wide range of clients ranging from a US presidential campaign, to small business owners, and parents with newborns. 

  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate & Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Gun Ownership & Arsenal Gun Trusts


While other law firms scrambled haphazardly to cope with the pandemic, Arsenal Attorneys were already prepared to serve clients safely and without interruption. Since our founding in 2011, Arsenal Attorneys have embraced technology to deliver high quality legal services conveniently, efficiently, and affordably. It is not uncommon for us to make house calls, and we regularly conduct virtual meetings to connect with clients worldwide. Whenever possible we quote fixed fees in advance so you can make an informed decision about your legal strategy. 


For the most prompt response, use our contact form to contact us. We will determine which attorney and office location would best fit your needs. Bear in mind, our practice areas vary based on location. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Latest news
ATF identifies factors for classifying firearms with “stabilization braces”;... 2020-12-19 - By George L. Lyon, Jr As you may have heard, the ATF on December 18, 2020, published a notice setting forth the factors it considers in classifying firearms equipped with a stabilization brace, sometimes called an arm brace. The importance of this classification is that it can mean the difference between a firearm equipped with such...
Comparing Self-Defense Insurance-Like Legal Plans 2020-12-08 -   By George L. Lyon, Esq.   My clients and students frequently request my analysis of the various self-defense insurance type products on the market, some of which are not technically insurance per se. My knowledge of this topic has benefited by Recoil magazine’s occasional comparison of these products as well as an ...
Estate Plans for your 18+y.o. Child 2020-10-22 - Have you considered how your child's back-to-school needs change in college? We're not talking about the challenge of assembling IKEA furniture. We are talking about your child's first estate plan. The fact is, an 18-year-old is no longer a child, and in many respects, parents lose their rights in decisions or information concerning...
Seminar: Estate Planning for Firearms 2020-08-06 - Arsenal Attorneys' Matthew Bergstrom will teach a seminar for lawyers on August 20 entitled "Firearms in Estate Administration: Legal Issues, Executor Liability, Transferring Title I and II Guns, Penalties--Understanding Gun Legal Designations, In-State and Out-of-State Transfers, Use of Gun Trusts." Mr. Bergstrom will be joined by...



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Arsenal Attorneys is committed to answering your questions about estate planning, firearms, business law, litigation, and criminal defense issues.

We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


4000 Legato Road
Suite 1100
Fairfax, VA 22033

3175 Sunset Boulevard
Suite 102
Rocklin, CA 95677