Emily H. Leazer

Emily H. Leazer concentrates her practice in taxation, business, estate planning, estate administration and elder law.  She has represented clients in audits and collection matters with the Internal Revenue Service, North Carolina, South Carolina, other various state taxing authorities and local taxing authorities.   She has successfully assisted clients in obtaining offer in compromises, installment agreements and other payment arrangements with the various taxing authorities.  Further, Ms. Leazer assists clients in planning various corporate matters whether it is to incorporate, establish shareholder agreements or develop a business plan and successor planning.  Ms. Leazer also assists clients in estate planning and estate administration and elder law.  She is a member of the estate planning/administration section and the elder law section.  In addition, to holding a law degree, Ms. Leazer is a certified public accountant and has an LLM in Taxation.  She is active in professional organizations as well as various community organizations.


North Carolina - 1994
NC Certified Public Accountant
United States Tax Court - 1996


BS/BA – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
JD/MBA – Campbell University
LLM – Taxation – Villanova University

Professional Affiliations

Gaston County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association - Member of Taxation Section
NC Association of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Named a 2010 Legal Elite Lawyer for Tax/Estate Planning by the North Carolina Business Journal

Community Involvement

Alliance For Children and Youth of Gaston County (Treasurer 2005-2013)
Junior League of Gaston County (President 2003-2004, Treasurer 2000-2002, Sec. 2002)
Other nonprofit associations and active member of First United Methodist Church