Arthur Leonard

  • Tax Law, Business Law, Estate Planning...
  • Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Summary

ARTHUR J. LEONARD Principal Arthur Leonard devotes his practice to the needs of closely-held businesses and their principals through U.S. and multinational income tax planning, asset protection planning, estate planning, business succession planning, and deferred compensation planning. He also assists individuals of various incomes with estate and Medicaid planning. He is an author of RIA State and Local Taxes, an influential national resource for lawyers and accountants and for the National Business Institute and Lorman, and other business and tax law publishers. He has also written a popular column on tax law for a leading Rhode Island daily newspaper and is a frequent lecturer to accountants and lawyers on estate and tax planning issues. Mr. Leonard received a B.S. degree, cum laude, from Providence College, a J.D. degree from St. Louis University and a LL.M. Degree in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council and of the Rhode Island Bar Association Committee on Taxation. He is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida, as well as before the U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Claims.

Education
Boston University School of Law
LL.M. (1991) | Taxation
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Saint Louis University School of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Providence College
B.S. | Business
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Professional Experience
Partner
Plourde & Leonard, Ltd.
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Boutique Tax Planning Law Firm
Associate
Armstrong Gibbons Inc.
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Boutique tax planning law firm
Publications
Articles & Publications
Various Tax & Business Planning Seminars
NBI
Various Tax & Business Planning Seminars
Lorman
Speaking Engagements
Various Tax & Business Planning Seminars, Rhode Island
Lorman & NBI
Various Tax & Business Planning Seminars, Rhode Island
Lorman & NBI
Awards
Highest AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale Hubbell
THE DR. WILLIAM A. MCDONNELL AWARD
Providence College
Tax Planning for alumni
Tax Planning
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
Member
Current
Rhode Island Bar Association Committee on Taxation
Member
Current
Rhode Island Bar Association Committee on Probate and Trusts
Member
Current
Rhode Island Estate Planning Council
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
321 South Main Street, Suite 301
Providence, RI 02903
USA
Telephone: (401) 274-0300
Fax: (401) 453-0073