Dana T. Pickard: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Dana T. Pickard

West Palm Beach,  FL  U.S.A.

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  • Private Client
    University Middlebury College, B.A., cum laude, 1974
    Law SchoolSouthern Methodist University Law School, J.D., 1980; Boston University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1986
    Admitted1980, Rhode Island; 1986, Florida
    BornProvidence, Rhode Island, May 5, 1952

    Dana counsels private clients on all aspects of wealth transfer by lifetime gift and death-time bequest, including gift, estate and generation-skipping taxes.
    •Advising residents of high-tax states on changing residency to Florida, including homestead and exempt property considerations.

    •Planning and administering complex estates and trusts, including those of non-citizens residing in the U.S.

    •Charitable planning with private foundations designed to encourage shared family giving.

    •Estate planning for clients with substantial retirement benefits.

    •Reforming irrevocable trusts.

    •Advising surviving spouses on Florida Elective Share rights.

    Before Edwards Wildman

    Dana was raised in Rhode Island. After law school he worked in the trust division of a Providence bank, and joined the Firm in 1985.

    Besides Edwards Wildman

    Dana's outside interests include reading (especially history and biography), recorded classical music, travel photography and hiking with his wife, attorney Joyce Elden.

    He is a Past President of The Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition, and a past member of the Palm Beach County Cultural Council.

    Client Advisory - Florida Intangibles Tax Repealed
    September 29, 2006
    What's Your Bequest Motive?
    September 2004 (Also at Providence, Rhode Island Office)


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    Dana T. Pickard

    525 Okeechobee Boulevard, Suite 1600
    West Palm BeachFL 33401


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