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About Our Agency

O'Brien Insurance Agency wants to bring you peace of mind.

We are your trusted, local independent insurance agency.

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Risk is everywhere, and there are things you want to protect from it. Whether you need a policy to protect your vehicle, home, family, or business, we have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face.

We are an independent insurance agency specializing in auto insurance, home insurance, life insurance, and business insurance. We also offer policies to rideshare drivers and delivery drivers with services such as Uber Eats and Doordash.

Since our founding in 1994, we’ve worked to serve the needs of clients throughout the DMV area of Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Now based in Alexandria, VA, we’re here to serve our community to the best of our ability. Our goal is to give you confidence in your coverage so you can trust you’ll be protected when you need it most.

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Meet Our Owner!

Jim O’Brien has proudly been serving the DMV area for over 27 years. He believes strongly in providing each client with personalized service so they get the coverage they need at prices that work for them.

We believe our clients’ financial security and quality of life deserve the utmost dedication, knowledgeable advice, and personal attention from a trusted partner. Whether you’re an individual, family, or business looking for coverage, we’ll help you find the right blend of price, policy, and service to bring you peace of mind. As your insurance advisor, we help you make smart decisions—protecting you from the unexpected and planning for the predictable.

Our Mission Statement

At O'Brien Insurance Agency, our mission is simply to bring you peace of mind. We strive to bring you comprehensive coverage designed to protect what matters most to you.

Why Go Independent?
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The Advantage of an Independent Agency Working for You

What makes our independent agency different?

  • Personalized insurance solutions.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable service.
  • Building trusted relationships.
Find Out How

Get the power of choice when it comes to finding the right insurance for your situation. We offer a wide variety of policies and price points to choose from.


Rely on us to simplify the insurance process, from advising you on your risks and solutions, to advocating on your behalf to the insurance company.


Count on us to be there for you every step of the way with personable and professional service so you always have the right coverage for your insurance needs.

Insurance Solutions We Specialize In

We specialize in a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs.

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