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Skipper, J. Ronald

1515 Ringling Boulevard, 10th FloorSarasota, FL 34236
Phones: 941-957-1900
Fax: 941-957-1800
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J. Ronald Skipper
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Practice Areas
Estate PlanningEstate & Trust AdministrationTrustsWills
Bar Admissions
Florida, 1974U.S. District Court Middle District of FloridaU.S. Court of Appeals 11th CircuitU.S. Tax Court
Specialties and Certifications
Board Certified as a Specialist in Wills, Trusts, and Estates, The Florida Bar
Other Affiliations
Sarasota County Bar AssociationThe Florida Bar, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (Member) The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section (Former Vice-Chair, Estate and Trust Tax Planning Committee) Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council (Member and Former President) Mote Marine Laboratory (Former Trustee for 15 years) Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc. (Original Incorporator and Director Emeritus (served as active Director for 28 years) )
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel2011 - 2017 Best Lawyers in America 2007 - 2017 Florida Super Lawyer AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Classes and Seminars
Lecturer, Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxes
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1975
LL.M. in Taxation
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1974
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1967
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Published Works
"New Carryover Basis Rules Alter Techniques for Estate Planners", The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1977"Generation-Skipping Transfers: A Primer for Estate Planners", The Florida Bar Journal, March, 1987"Generation-Skipping Transfers after the Technical Corrections Bill", The Florida Bar Journal, December, 1988"Should You Be Recommending Generation-Skipping Trusts To Your Clients?", The Florida Bar Journal, November, 1996
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1515 Ringling Boulevard, 10th FloorSarasota, FL 34236
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