Kenleigh focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and advising tax-exempt organizations.
Kenleigh works together with individuals, families and business owners to develop comprehensive estate plans appropriate for each client’s specific situation and needs, while providing advice on matters related to minimizing income, estate and gift taxes, as well as insurance, long-term care, and special needs planning.
Kenleigh represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in probate proceedings involving trust and estate administration, guardianships and conservatorships, and trust reformations. In addition, she assists nonprofit organizations, including both public charities and private foundations, in qualifying for tax–exempt status with the IRS, as well as with their continuing tax and corporate compliance.
Kenleigh grew up in Fryeburg and continues to have many ties to the area. She is an avid downhill skier and marathon runner.
Elmira College (A.B., summa cum laude, 2004)
University of Maine School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2007)
Articles Editor, Maine Law Review (2006 – 2007)
Maine State (Trusts and Estates Section) and American (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations
Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” (Estate & Probate), 2014 – 2016
Member, Maine Probate Rules Committee
Board of Directors, Maine Estate Planning Council, and Treasurer (2011–present)
Board of Directors, New Lawyers Section, Maine State Bar Association (2011)
Law Clerk, Justice Jon D. Levy, Maine Supreme Judicial Court (2007 – 2008).
Author of the chapter “Practical Steps in Handling an Estate Planning Matter,” in A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in Maine (MCLE, Inc. 2012)
Faculty: “Tax Planning for Trusts and Estates,” National Business Institute, May 20, 2013
“How to Keep Tax–Exempt Organizations in Compliance,” National Business Institute, October 24, 2012 and August 29, 2011
“Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish,” National Business Institute, August 30, 2010 and scheduled for August 21, 2014.