News & Updates

The latest from the team at LeBlanc & Young.

Team updates

Elizabeth High, a principal with LeBlanc & Young, has been named the Portland, Maine Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2023 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review [...]

Tax Alert: Proposed Changes to Federal Estate Tax Laws

On September 13, the House Ways and Means Committee made public its proposed tax plan, the revenue from which would fund President Biden’s “Build Back Better” spending package. This proposed [...]

We are all working diligently but remotely during these difficult days!

In an effort to do our part to curb the effects of COVID-19 in our community, LeBlanc & Young has enabled and encouraged all of our team to work primarily remotely. All members of the Leblanc [...]

So Much News!

Chambers and Partners has once again ranked LeBlanc & Young as a “Band 1, Leading Firm” in its High Net Worth Guide in its latest issue, with Elizabeth High receiving a Band 1 leading [...]

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 [...]