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Updated 3/12/2014
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Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A.

1515 Ringling Boulevard, 10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Phone: 941-957-1900 / 877-874-4318
Fax: 941-957-1800
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Summary

Current Employment Position(s)

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Lawyer Overview

J. Ronald Skipper
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Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

West Practice Categories

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Certification/Specialties

  • Board Certified as a Specialist in Wills, Trusts, and Estates, The Florida Bar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • The 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) )

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • 2011 - 2014 Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007 - 2013 Florida Super Lawyer
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxes

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1975
    LL.M. in Taxation
  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1974
    J.D.
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1967
    B.S.
Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

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
Office Information

Address

1515 Ringling Boulevard, 10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236

Phones

941-957-1900
877-874-4318

Faxes

941-957-1800

Emails

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Websites

http://www.fergesonskipper.com

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