Before joining Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP as a Partner in March 2016, Tal Young was a Director and Shareholder of Spieth, Bell, McCurdy & Newell where he practiced estates and trust law since 1976. His practice is focused on estate planning for individuals and family groups; probate and trust administration; charitable gift planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning; and handling tax controversies, including audits and disputes involving estate, gift and fiduciary income tax issues.
He also provides counsel to trustees of private foundations on initial formation and tax qualification, subsequent combination, separation and dissolution of foundations, and on-going legal and tax compliance issues.For the past 24 years, Mr. Young has been a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America. He has been a frequent speaker on legal subject matters in his practice area, including continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the Cleveland and American Bar Associations and several commercial legal education companies.He has given tax, estate planning and retirement presentations for employer-sponsored seminars at large corporations. He is a past chairman of the Cleveland Estate Planning Institute as well as a speaker at the institute.
Mr. Young is experienced in the full range of estate planning, from basic wills and revocable trusts to complex multigenerational estate and irrevocable trust planning, and in all aspects of estate and trust administrations.