Meet Our Founding Attorney


Emily J. Young was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is an alumnus of Grissom High School and Auburn University. She holds a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from the Birmingham School of Law and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England University. Emily has received advanced training in the following areas:

– Elder Law Issues
– Life-Care Planning
– Estate & Wealth Planning
– Medicare & Medicaid
– Special Needs Planning

Emily opened Green Mountain Legal Services in March of 2017 with the vision of providing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families with quality legal services and personalized care. Green Mountain Legal Services was nominated for “Woman-Owned Business of the Year” and “Emerging Business of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

Emily is a proud member of the following organizations:

– U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney
– ElderCounsel
– WealthCounsel
– The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
– Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
– Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program
– Elder Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
– Alabama State Bar, admitted 2014
– US District Court Northern Division, admitted 2019