Attorney Simon Lebo joined the firm in 1999 and is current chair of the Trusts and Estates Department. His principal areas of practice include Elder & Medicaid Law, Veteran's Benefits, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Business Law, Taxation and Real Estate. Attorney Lebo regularly prepares wills, revocable trusts (also known as living trusts), irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, healthcare and financial Powers of Attorneys and living wills for clients all over Connecticut. In addition, he has served as Court appointed Guardian Ad Litem, Legal Counsel, and Administrator in a number of Probate Courts. Attorney Lebo handles both simple and complex real estate transactions, including like-kind exchanges, commercial and residential real estate closings, as well as the purchase and sale of businesses. He has assisted his clients with creating new corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies to serve their business needs. Attorney Lebo is admitted to practice in Connecticut and is a member of the Connecticut and Hartford County Bar Associations, and is a member of the Estates & Probates, Elder Law, and Taxation Sections of the Connecticut Bar Association. Attorney Lebo has received a designation by his peers as a "Rising Star" in Estate Planning and Probate in the 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 Connecticut Super Lawyers Magazine. Attorney Lebo is a VA Accredited Attorney, as well as a member of NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys). In addition, Attorney Lebo has been an active member of the Hebron Lions Club, and has served as Secretary and on the Board of Directors.