A Legacy of Experience

Biography

Mr. LeBeau has managed the firm since its inception on July 1, 1985.  Mr. LeBeau has assisted clients for over 39 years in an extensive range of business, real estate, and estate planning matters, examples of which include:
  • Acquisition, development, leasing, and financing of commercial real estate projects, including shopping centers, office buildings, health care facilities, industrial and agricultural properties
  • Design and implementation of complicated tax deferred exchanges under section 1031 of the Internal Revenue code and tax free reorganizations of corporate entities
  • Formation of general and limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies, including design of buy-sell provisions for such entities
  • Sales and acquisitions of businesses
  • Estate planning and trust administration, including design and implementation of large and complicated estate plans involving generation skipping taxes, private foundations, and charitable trusts
  • Tax planning for business and charitable entities, trusts and estates, and individuals
Mr. LeBeau also serves as general counsel to a number of businesses and trade organizations in Bakersfield and Kern County.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M., Master of Law(s) - 1979
    • Major: Taxation
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1978
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • University of Santa Clara
    • BSC - 1975
    • Major: Accounting

Professional Associations

  • Bakersfield North Rotary, Past President
  • Bakersfield Association of Realtors, General Counsel
  • Kern Refuse, Inc., General Counsel