Gary B. Leuchtman

Gary B. Leuchtman was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1982.

He is currently A-V rated by Matindale-Hubbell and a Super Lawyer.

Mr. Leuchtman opened Leuchtman Law in January 2014 after spending more than thirty (30) years as a partner at Beggs & Lane, RLLP. Mr Leuchtman is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts & Estates. He served on the Wills, Trust & Estates Certification Committee of the Florida Bar for 18 years (having chaired that committee in 2001-2002, 2009-2010 and 2019-2020).

He also served 12 years as a member of the Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar (chairing the General Rules Subcommittee for most of those years). Mr. Leuchtman provides personal client service and has developed one of the most sophisticated and experienced estate planning practices in Northwest Florida.

He provides representation in all matters related in this area, including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation, Asset Protection, Taxes, Business Planning, Charitable Planning and Exempt Organization representation. Whether you need basic estate planning to protect your family or you have complex estate planning, business succession planning or estate/trust administration issues confronting you, Mr. Leuchtman may be able to be of assistance.

Mr. Leuchtman has also served as President of the Northwest Florida Estate Planning Council, Chairperson of the United Way of Escambia County Foundation and on the Board of Directors for United Way of Escambia County, United Way of Florida and WSRE-TV for many years. He is committed to delivering comprehensive planning and solutions in a timely manner at a reasonable cost.


Areas of Practice

Trust and Estate Planning
Probate and Trust Administration
Business Organizations
Taxation Law
Corporate and Transactional
Guardianship

Certified Legal Specialties

Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education (1994-to present)

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1982
U.S. District Court Middle District and Northern District of Florida, 1983
U.S. Tax Court, 1984

Education

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
LL.M. – 1982
Major: Taxation (With Honors)
University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
J.D. (With Honors) – 1981
Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) – 1979
Honors: Student Honor Court Justice
Outstanding Senior in School of Business
Major: Economics/Accounting/Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, Member, 1983 – Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member, 1983 – Present
The Florida Bar, Member, Probate Rules Committee, 1988 – 1996; 2003 – 2008
The Florida Bar Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification Committee, Member, 1996 – 2002; 2006 –2012; 2014 – 2020; Chairperson, 2001 – 2002; 2009 – 2010; 2019 – 2020
The Florida Bar, Tax Law, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections, Member, 1982 – Present
Northwest Florida Estate Planning Council, Member; 1983 – Present; President 1986
Florida Super Lawyers, Member, 2008 – 2021

Pro Bono Activities

United Way Escambia County/United Way Escambia County Foundation
United Way of Florida
WSRE-TV

Fraternities/Sororities

Blue Key
Sigma Nu
Phi Delta Phi

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