J. Talbot Young, Jr.

J. Talbot Young, Jr.

Of Counsel

216.696.4200 x1066 or 216.535.1066
tyoung@sssb-law.com


Biography

Tal Young has practiced trust and estate law for more than 45 years. He had been a Director and Shareholder of Spieth, Bell, McCurdy & Newell for a decade when it combined with Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & Lafond in 2016 to form SSSB. Prior to that, he had been a Founding Partner of Young and Dietsch for 11 years, which followed 19 years as an Associate and Partner with Squire Sanders & Dempsey.

He applies his years of expertise to handling a wide range of probate, trust, and estate-related services for his clients. This encompasses 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 ongoing legal and tax compliance issues.

For the past 30 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 is experienced in the full scope 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 administration.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, 1975, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, 1970, B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Federal Court Northern District of Ohio
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section

Professional Involvement

  • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

ACTEC FELLOW Badge

 

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Badge

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 1993 for Practice Areas:
    • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    • Trusts and Estates

Best Lawyers Badge

  • Selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers® list: 2006-2022

Rated by Super Lawyers, J. Talbot Young, Jr.

  • Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers
  • Who’s Who in American Law

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

J. Talbot Young, Jr.
J. Talbot Young, Jr.
Of Counsel
216.696.4200 x1066 or 216.535.1066
tyoung@sssb-law.com

Biography

Tal Young has practiced trust and estate law for more than 45 years. He had been a Director and Shareholder of Spieth, Bell, McCurdy & Newell for a decade when it combined with Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & Lafond in 2016 to form SSSB. Prior to that, he had been a Founding Partner of Young and Dietsch for 11 years, which followed 19 years as an Associate and Partner with Squire Sanders & Dempsey.

He applies his years of expertise to handling a wide range of probate, trust, and estate-related services for his clients. This encompasses 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 ongoing legal and tax compliance issues.

For the past 30 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 is experienced in the full scope 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 administration.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Charitable Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Gift, Estate, and GST Tax Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Retirement Distribution Planning
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversies and Litigation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts and Trust Administration

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, 1975, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, 1970, B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Federal Court Northern District of Ohio
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section

Professional Involvement

  • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

ACTEC FELLOW Badge

 

J. Talbot Young, Jr.
Of Counsel
216.696.4200 x1066 or 216.535.1066
tyoung@sssb-law.com

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Badge

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 1993 for Practice Areas:
    • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    • Trusts and Estates

Best Lawyers Badge

  • Selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers® list: 2006-2022

Rated by Super Lawyers, J. Talbot Young, Jr.

  • Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers
  • Who’s Who in American Law