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Ted Ladwig, Elizabeth Leamon, Jon Leckerling, Marta Collins and Cris Palmer are the principals of Leckerling, Ladwig & Leamon, a Connecticut based law firm that offers pragmatic advice and counsel to individuals, families and businesses. Whether a client’s goal is to protect personal assets for future generations, develop a successful business strategy, or invest in real estate, the lawyers at Leckerling Ladwig & Leamon take a personalized approach in seeking solutions.

Leckerling Ladwig & Leamon offers the full breadth of sophisticated estate planning, trust and probate administration services, as well as experienced counsel in corporate transactions, real estate closings and complex zoning matters.

We welcome your inquiry regarding the services offered by our firm. Please contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our attorney


Leckerling Ladwig Leamon Legal Business Corporate


Our corporate practice is comprised of skilled attorneys with expertise in a wide range of business specialties including: starting, acquiring and selling businesses, ownership transition, and land use issues.

Ladwig, Leamon, Leckerling Estate Planning


Our lawyers provide personalized and confidential estate planning services to clients seeking to protect assets and transfer wealth to loved ones and charities. We counsel individuals and families on a full range of estate planning issues.

Ladwig, Leamon, Leckerling Estate Settlement


Our lawyers counsel individuals and families with estate settlement after a loved one has passed away. We assist local counsel in the settlement of estates with real and personal property located in Connecticut.

Ladwig, Leamon, Leckerling Real Estate & Land Use


Our real estate practice encompasses transactions relating to both residential and commercial properties. We represent buyers, sellers and financial institutions in both multifaceted and simple real estate matters.


Jon P. Leckerling

Jon P. Leckerling

Mr. Leckerling is former general counsel for two New York Stock Exchange listed, Fortune 500 companies. His practice includes corporate and business matters and estate planning and administration. He represents domestic and international closely-held businesses and has extensive experience in merger and asset acquisition transactions and corporate issues including: financing, litigation, environmental compliance...

Theodore M. Ladwig

Theodore M. Ladwig

Theodore M. Ladwig regularly counsels individuals and real estate developers on all aspect of real estate transactions and closings, including review and negotiation of contracts, financing, title, and zoning issues. He represents individuals and developers before local wetlands, harbor and planning and zoning commissions. Ted also assists business clients in the formation and management...

Elizabeth L. Leamon

Elizabeth L. Leamon

Elizabeth L. Leamon represents clients on a full range of estate settlement and estate planning matters. From simple to sophisticated estate plans, Beth works with families and individuals and tailors estate plans to meet each client’s needs, including, wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, LGBT planning, and even trusts for pets. She also works with clients to develop succession plans for family businesses...

Marta A. Collins

Marta A. Collins

Marta A. Collins concentrates her practice in the areas of business and corporate law, estate planning, and estate settlement. Marta’s business and corporate practice ranges from advising clients on business formation, including business entity selection, formation of limited liability companies, partnerships, S corporations, C corporations, and non-stock corporations; business counseling, shareholders agreements, operating...

R. Cris Palmer

R. Cris Palmer

R. Cris Palmer (Richard Crist Palmer, Jr.) With nearly three decades of experience in real estate closings, Attorney Palmer provides thoughtful counsel and dedicated representation to clients in all aspects of land transfer; including contract review and negotiation, title research and examination, remedy of title defects, and mortgage financing. He is familiar with...