Anna Katherine (A.K.) Moody

Moody Anna Katherine
A.K. Moody focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. A.K. advises individuals and families on all aspects of wealth planning, including general estate planning; business succession planning; transfer tax planning techniques, such as irrevocable life insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and intentionally defective grantor trusts; and the modification and reformation of trust agreements, both judicially and nonjudicially.

A.K. also counsels fiduciaries on estate and trust administration, including post-mortem tax planning and the preparation of estate and gift tax returns. In addition, she has represented beneficiaries and fiduciaries in estate and trust litigation matters.

A.K. earned her LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where she also completed the Estate Planning certificate program. She received her J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law and earned an A.B.J. in Public Relations, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia.




  • LL.M. with distinction Georgetown University Law Center 2018
    • Dean's List
    • Certificate in Estate Planning
  • J.D. Washington and Lee University School of Law 2011
  • A.B.J. Public Relations magna cum laude University of Georgia 2006

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • ABA Taxation Section
    • Chair, Fiduciary Income Tax Committee, 2022
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • DC Bar Association
  • DC Bar Association, Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section
  • Washington DC Estate Planning Council
  • Participant, Class III of the Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), 2022 – 2023


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Washington, DC, 2016 – 2021
  • Probate & Property, Excellence in Writing Award, Best Practical Use Article – Trust & Estate, 2020


Personal Activities

  • First vice-chair, ABA Tax Section's Fiduciary Income Tax Committee
  • Former member, Estate and Trust Section Council, Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyer Representative, 2014 - 2016
  • Guest Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center’s Estate Planning Certificate Program
  • Treasurer, Young Patrons Board of Arena Stage