News & Updates

The latest from the team at LeBlanc & Young.

Elizabeth High Named as Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Elizabeth High the Portland, Maine Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2018. [...]

Potential Changes in Federal Estate Tax

The federal estate tax system has undergone significant changes over the past 20 years, but the next 20 months may see even more significant change. When George W. Bush was elected in 2000, [...]

LeBlanc & Young and Elizabeth T. High Recognized in Chambers’ High Net Worth Guide and James H. Young, II Named 2017 Lawyer of the Year

LeBlanc & Young is honored to have been ranked as a “Band 1” Leading Firm for Private Wealth in the inaugural edition of Chambers and Partners’ High Net Worth Guide. Its High Net Worth [...]

Proposed Rules May Impact Interests in Family Business Entities

The IRS has issued long awaited proposed regulations under Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code that would make sweeping changes to the valuation of interests in family business entities for [...]

Maine Cancer Foundation Twilight 5K

LeBlanc & Young teamed up with Seacoast Cares to participate in the Maine Cancer Foundation’s Twilight 5K, held annually at the Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. This is [...]

College Checklist: Computer, Laundry Supplies and… a Power of Attorney!

Sending a child off to college is a daunting task for many parents: lists of things to buy, details to button down, all the while knowing your son or daughter will be embarking on one of the most [...]

Matie B. Little, Esq. Has Joined LeBlanc & Young

We are delighted to announce that attorney Matie Little has joined our firm. Matie is a graduate of the University of Maine, Honors College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, summa cum laude [...]

Eliza Nichols

Eliza M. Nichols, who has been with us as an estate administration paralegal for about two years, is now an attorney at LeBlanc & Young. Eliza graduated from Oberlin College in 2000 and UCLA [...]

Elizabeth High Named as Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Elizabeth High the Portland, Maine Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2016. According [...]

Change in Maine Estate Tax

January 2016 will herald a very important change in the Maine estate tax. The Maine estate tax exemption, now $2 million (the amount that may pass free of estate tax in addition to what may pass [...]