Helen “Missy” Blackwell joined our predecessor form, Shepard and Turner in 2017. She is a Richmond native, who graduated from Washington College and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Her interest in estate planning emerged during her early years working in the Trust Department at Bank of America. She established her own private practice in 1999.
Missy’s practice is dedicated to a highly personalized approach to working with individuals, couples and families. Flat fee billing and the willingness to travel to meet clients at a location most convenient for them are central to Missy’s attention and commitment to client service.
Missy is a member of the Virginia State Bar and served on the Board of Governors of its Trusts and Estates Section from 2008 through 2010. She has been a member of the Estate Planning Council of Richmond since 1999. Missy provides pro bono legal services for LINC. She is married to Carl Blackwell and has three children.