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.