Alexandra Breed Speaks on Conservation Easements

The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is pleased to announce that Alexandra T. Breed recently spoke at a New Hampshire Bar Association seminar entitled, “Conservation Easements – Practitioner’s Guide to Navigate the Law and Process.

Alexandra was one of three speakers during the presentation.  Her section of the presentation was called, “Overview, Elements and Tax Impact of Conservation Easements,” where she discussed the definition of conservation easements under both New Hampshire and federal law; the elements of typical easements including statement of conservation purpose, typical use restrictions, reserved rights, and executory interests; income and estate tax benefits of granting conservation easements, how they are appraised and by whom in order to have a “qualified appraisal.

Alexandra is a director and chair of McLane’s Trusts & Estates department where she counsels individuals and families regarding advanced wealth preservation and transfer techniques, including estate planning, estate and gift taxes, charitable giving techniques, conservation easements, ownership and transfer of significant family properties, asset protection and guardianships. She is a frequent speaker and author on the use of conservation easements in estate planning.

She is recognized in Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America for Trusts & Estates Law and Real Estate Law.  In addition, Alexandra has been recognized by Best Lawyers and New England Super Lawyers.  She was named to the “Top Attorneys in NH” by New Hampshire Magazine, she was Concord’s Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate in 2013, and she was named the 2013 Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional.

Alexandra can be reached in McLane’s Concord office at (603) 230-4417 or