Real Estate and Estate Planning can be
but it doesn’t have to be
Finding another person who understands your dedication and work ethic – it creates a magic environment. S&T Law Group is the brainchild of two friends, Sarah and Toula, who share a passion for hard work, problem solving, and extensive experience in the myriad of ways real estate and estate planning can touch your life. Sarah and Toula went to law school together and both ended up in the real estate legal world where they have thrived. They decided to join forces to give back to the communities which have supported them for so many years.
We are S&T
Our firm was formed by Sarah Louppe Petcher (the S) and Toula Dreifuss (the T) who are long-time friends from law school who came together to provide real estate and estate planning legal assistance to clients in Virginia and the District of Columbia. We are here to assist individuals and businesses sail through some of the difficulties we encounter in life and when we grow businesses. S&T Law Group has a mission to reduce stress with a high level of integrity and a low level of pretense. We are responsive and diligent – and we are here to help.
Sarah Louppe Petcher
Sarah knew she wanted to become a lawyer when she was 10 years old. After a stint as a family law attorney in Fairfax, Sarah became General Counsel of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors where she fell in love with real estate. During her tenure at NVAR, she learned not only about running a real estate association but came to understand the full picture of the real estate industry in the US. With this unique perspective, she partnered up with Toula to form S & T Law Group with the goal to provide services to non-profits, trade associations, real estate brokerages, real estate agents, and members of the public involved in real estate transactions.
Sarah lives in Falls Church with her husband and two daughters. She joyfully embraces a slower pace of life and less wildlife at home than Toula… and enjoys cooking, theatre and to travel as often as possible.
If you are so inclined, you can find Sarah’s full resume on LinkedIn.
Toula has real estate in her blood (literally). She grew up in a family where her mother was a real estate agent and she has been helping her for as long as she can remember. When she went to law school, she knew she would end up back in the real estate field. And she did! Toula rocked the settlement world for a number of years (we won’t mention how many because you would not believe it anyways!) and then decided that she should take what she learned and provide assistance to relieve the pain points she had seen occur in real estate transactions, and to provide the additional help and peace of mind brought by having a solid estate plan.
During her years in the settlement world, Toula learned all about wills, trusts and estates (and the stress caused by not having a proper plan) and is now providing estate planning services to help individuals and families throughout our community.
On a personal note, Toula lives in Fairfax County with her husband and four sons (yep, four) along with several family pets. In her spare time… just joking. What spare time? Four sons, remember?… and so she loves and embraces the current level of “busy” and knows she will miss it someday!
If you are so inclined, you can find Toula’s full resume on LinkedIn.
Accomplishments & Awards
Virginia State Bar – Young Lawyer of the Year
Wisconsin Realtors® Association
Virginia State Bar Real Property Publication
You can view many of the videos Sarah created during her tenure at NVAR on YouTube.
Professional Memberships & Associations
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S & T Law Group
8116 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22042