Bruce H. Gordon: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Bruce H. Gordon

Partner, Trust & Estates Practice Co-Administrator
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone813.227.2234

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Public Law and Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Nonprofit Organizations
 
University Miami University, B.A., 1970
 
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University, J.D., 1973
 
Admitted1973, Ohio (inactive); 1979, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations
• Accredited Estate Planner as designated by the National Association of Estate Planners
• The Florida Bar, Tax Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
• American Bar Association, Tax Section; RPTE Section
• American Bar Association, Asset Protection Planning Committee, Vice-Chair (2013-2014)
• Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council (since 1980), Board of Directors, 2007 to 2009
• Attorneys For Family-Held Enterprises (afhe)
• All Children's Hospital Foundation Annual Estate, Tax, Legal and Financial Planning Seminar, Planning Committee, 2011
• Tampa Museum of Art Foundation, Board of Directors
• Leadership Tampa Alumni Association (Class of 1980)
• WEDU Professional Advisory Council
• The Children's Home, Inc., Advisory Council
• Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Professional Advisory Council on Planned Giving
• Morton Plant Mease Foundation, Financial Counseling Services Committee
• Kiwanis Club of Tampa Bay, past President, 1984-1985

 
BornCleveland, Ohio, November 26, 1948
 
Biography

Bruce H. Gordon's principal areas of practice are corporate, tax, estate planning, asset preservation planning, trusts, estate administration, probate litigation, real property, compensation planning, international and general commercial and transactional matters for public and private corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and foundations, as well as high net worth individuals and their families.

Bruce was a member of the tax department of a Big Six accounting firm for six years prior to practicing law. He has lectured at various Florida Bar CLE courses and at meetings of trust companies and professional associations. As a member of The Executive Council of the General Practice Section of The Florida Bar from 1988 - 1994 he served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee.

Honors
• AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
• Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2015
• Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2007 - 2014
• Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011

News Releases

08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

06.16.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and 2014 Florida Rising Stars

09.18.2013 Bruce H. Gordon Appointed Vice-Chair, Asset Protection Planning Committee of the American Bar Association

08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

06.13.2013 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars

10.16.2012 Bruce H. Gordon Presenting at Pinellas County Estate Planning Seminar

08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

02.15.2012 Bruce H. Gordon Moderated Panel Discussion for All Children's Hospital

09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012

06.10.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Florida Super Lawyers and 2011 Florida Rising Stars

11.02.2010 Bruce H. Gordon Elected to Planning Committee for the All Children's Hospital Foundation Financial Planning Seminar

10.21.2010 Bruce H. Gordon Spoke at Florida Society of Enrolled Agents, Suncoast Chapter Meeting

09.14.2010 Bruce H. Gordon Named to Board of Directors of the Tampa Museum of Art Foundation

08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

06.07.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars

Publications

12.16.2011 Estate Planning News Alert - Year-End 2011/2012 Transfer Tax Planning

11.29.2011 Estate Planning News Alert

11.09.2011 Estate Planning News Alert

08.08.2008 An Estate Planner's Guide To Ethics And Malpractice In The Sunshine State, presented at the 2008 ABA Annual Meeting, New York City

1986 Gifting: New Wrinkles to Watch, Journal of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners, Special Tax Reform Issue

Newsletters

01.01.2014 The Estate Planner - January/February 2014

11.01.2013 The Estate Planner - November/December 2013

09.01.2013 The Estate Planner - September/October 2013

07.01.2013 The Estate Planner - July/August 2013

05.01.2013 The Estate Planner - May/June 2013

03.01.2013 The Estate Planner - March/April 2013

01.30.2013 The Estate Planner - January/February 2013

11.06.2012 The Estate Planner - November/December 2012

11.06.2012 Estate Planning News Alert - November 2012

09.01.2012 The Estate Planner - September/October 2012

07.01.2012 The Estate Planner - July/August 2012

05.01.2012 The Estate Planner - May/June 2012

03.01.2012 The Estate Planner - March/April 2012

01.19.2012 The Estate Planner - January/February 2012

11.01.2011 The Estate Planner - November/December 2011

09.01.2011 The Estate Planner - September/October 2011

06.30.2011 The Estate Planner - July/August 2011

04.20.2011 The Estate Planner - May/June 2011

03.01.2011 The Estate Planner - March/April 2011

01.01.2011 The Estate Planner - January/February 2011

11.01.2010 The Estate Planner - November/December 2010

09.01.2010 The Estate Planner - September/October 2010

07.01.2010 The Estate Planner - July/August 2010

05.01.2010 The Estate Planner - May/June 2010

11.01.2009 The Estate Planner - November/December 2009

08.11.2009 The Estate Planner - September/October 2009

Events and Presentations

02.08.2012 Recent Developments and Hot Topics - 14th Annual All Children's Hospital Estate, Tax, Legal and Financial Planning Seminar

05.13.2011 Speaker, How to Draft Florida Trusts in an Era of Temporary Certainty, Florida Society of Financial Service Professionals, Professional Day 2011

08.26.2010 Speaker, Estate Tax 2010: How Did We Get Here: Where Are We Going; and What To Do Now, Florida Society of Enrolled Agents, Suncoast Chapter

06.25.2009 Speaker, Estate Planning & Probate Update: The Certainty Of Death, Taxes & Change, Florida Law Update 2009 CLE, The Florida Bar Convention, Orlando Marriott World Center

11.06.2008 Co-Chair, afhe (Attorneys For Family-Held Enterprises) Fall 2008 Regional Meeting, Ft. Myers, Florida

10.03.2008 Speaker, An Estate Planner's Guide To Ethics and Malpractice in the Sunshine State, a special 4-hour CLE for Florida Attorneys held at and sponsored by FineMark National Bank & Trust, Ft. Myers, Florida

08.08.2008 Panelist, Conflicts and Ethical Issues in Planning With Family Businesses and Investment Entities, Joint presentation of the ABA Tax Section (Closely Held Business Committee) and RPTE Section (Business Planning Group), 2008 ABA Annual Meeting, New York

01.01.2008 Speaker, Estate Planning & Probate Update, Florida Law Update CLE, annually from 1993 to 2008 at The Florida Bar Convention, Orlando or Boca Raton.

10.27.2007 Panelist, Watch Out for State Law - Choices of Entity and Trust Situs Issues. 2007 Joint Fall Meeting of ABA Tax Section and RPTE Section, Vancouver, British Columbia

10.27.2007 Panelist, Conflicts and Ethical Issues in Planning With Family Business and Investment Entities, 2007 Joint Fall Meeting of ABA Tax Section and RPTE Section, Vancouver, British Columbia

 
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Bruce H. Gordon

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602




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