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I have a varied background:  besides being an attorney, I'm a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).  I view my role as a wealth manager. I reduce uncertainty in my client's financial well being with the help of my team of experts (other Attorneys, CPAs, CFPs, AIFs and CFAs). They work on three primary aspects of a client's life: investments and financial needs, tax planning and preparation, and estate planning considerations.  We do this without commission, or any product-based compensation. In other words, we act as a fiduciary to our clients, looking out for their best interests. For more about myself, LaBrecque and Associates, LJPR Financial Advisors, and how we reduce uncertainty, visit


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 37%
    37 years, 1.25 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 30%
    37 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  3. Trusts: 16%
    37 years, 1.1 thousand cases
  4. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 10%
    21 years, 150 cases
  5. State, Local And Municipal Law: 7%
    37 years, 11 cases



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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    Leon is a tremendous source of information and guidance for us. I would highly recommend him.


    Brian Potestivo Debt Collection Attorney
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    I highly endorse this lawyer. Leon is one of the most creative, competent and ethical professionals with whom I have had the honor to work. He receives my highest recommendation.


    Robert Weins
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

5480 Corporate Drive, Suite 100
Troy, MI, 48098


MIActive And In Good Standing198011/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 300 Wealth ManagerFinancial Times2015
Top 1200 advisorsBarrons2015
Five Star AdvisorHour Detroit2014
AJA: Estates and TrustsAmerican Jurisprudence Award1980
Frank Murphy Honor SocietyUniversity of Detroit School of Law1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CEOLJPR1989 - Present
Director of Financial EducationOE Learning1987 - 1989
Department Chair of Department of Economics and FinanceWalsh College1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
MACPAN/A1989 - Present
FPAN/A1985 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1980 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Wall Street Journal'PINs That Needle Families'2011
Text bookPracticing Finanical Planning2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of DetroitAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MSGCUEstate Planning2011
Charles SchwabEstate Planning2011
MACPA Personal Financiall Planning ConferenceRoth IRA conversions2010
FPA of Michigan Annual symposiumHealth Care Act and Economic Effects2010