Jeffrey B. Leland
President (2020- Present)
JEFFREY B. LELAND is President of the firm. A life-long resident of Northborough, Jeff graduated from Bates College in 1987. After taking a sabbatical of one year to teach high school students in Japan, he attended the University of Kentucky College of Law and received his J.D. in 1991. He was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in December 1991 and the U. S. Court of Appeals in 1992. In 2008, Jeff received his Masters of Law (L.L.M) in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England University of Law.
His professional memberships include the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Worcester Bar Association. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder-Law Attorneys and the Massachusetts Academy of Elder-Law Attorneys, as well as the Real Estate Bar Association.
Jeff is particularly qualified to serve the needs of senior citizens. He is a two time past President of the Board of Directors of BayPath Elder Services, Inc., a home care company funded by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) now merged with Springwell Elder Services of Waltham, MA where he serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Governance Committee. He was the former Chair of the Building Committee for the Northborough Senior Center which opened in 2008. He is a former member of the Council on Aging as well as Friend of the Council on Aging.
Presently, Jeff serves on the chair of the Planning Board of a Village Corporation in Freeport, Maine, as well as on the Zoning Board of Appeals in his home town of Northborough.
Jeff is also owner and Vice President of the Leland Insurance Agency, Inc., a company founded by his grandfather.
Jeff is currently privileged to serve as an Corporator, Director, and Trustee of Avidia Bank, which was formed in 2007 with the merger of Westborough Bank and Hudson Savings Bank.