McLane Middleton’s Whitney Gagnon Admitted to Maine State Bar

The law firm of McLane Middleton is pleased to announce that attorney Whitney A. Gagnon has been admitted to the Maine State Bar.

Whitney is a Director in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department.  She focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate and trust administration.  She advises individuals and families and assists in establishing comprehensive estate plans. Whitney’s estate planning practice ranges from preparing foundation estate plans for young families to designing and implementing complex plans that incorporate sophisticated estate, gift, income, and generation skipping transfer tax strategies.

Whitney counsels clients in relation to the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Medicaid laws and prepares plans to achieve clients’ estate planning and long-term care planning objectives.  Whitney also practices in the area of special needs law where she works with individuals with special needs and their families to develop plans to provide for the individual’s supplemental needs and enhance the individual’s quality of life.

Whitney also represents clients in probate court matters including estate settlement, trust administration, and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.  Whitney counsels fiduciaries and beneficiaries in connection with the administration of estates and trusts.

Whitney can be reached in the firm’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6927 or