Craig R. Hersch

Craig R. Hersch: Attorney with Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

Biography

CRAIG R. HERSCH is a Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates attorney and CPA. He is the creator of The Family Estate & Legacy Solution®, a unique process designed to transform his clients’ legal, tax and financial concerns into a coordinated and understandable estate plan. His firm’s web site contains trademarked Family Estate & Legacy Minutes™, short videos answering common estate planning questions. Hersch’s Family Estate & Legacy Series™ workshops and accompanying videos help his clients identify the legal and tax issues that his clients should address, and then provides them a framework to work together to accomplish their goals. An example of this is his process that addresses estate planning issues common to new Floridians.

Hersch has authored several articles appearing in a variety of professional journals. He pens a weekly estate planning column in a Sanibel and Captiva newspaper that can also be seen as a blog on his firm’s web site. Hersch enjoys an AV Martindale Hubbell rating, the highest attainable by the independent national attorney rating service, has been selected as a Worth 100 Top Attorney and is a SuperLawyer Top US Lawyer.

Craig is a frequent lecturer at legal and CPA continuing education workshops. A multiple graduate of the University of Florida, with accounting and law degrees, he is married to wife Patti. Craig & Patti have three daughters, Gabrielle, Courtney and Madison, who they are very proud of.



(Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Probate and Trust Administration Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Professional Practice Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Corporate Law
  • IRA and Retirement Planning
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Elder Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
239-628-3846  Phone
239-334-3965  Fax
www.sbshlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1989
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, Florida; 1990, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Certifications:
(Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)
ISLN:
906520251

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (2)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • Craig R. Hersch

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/08/11 in Trusts and Estates on 06/08/11

    He is an outstanding attorney.

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    He is an outstanding attorney.

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  • Craig R. Hersch

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/21/13 in Estate Planning on 02/21/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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Client Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (3)
  • 67% (2)
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.3/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.3/5.0
  • Craig R. Hersch

    5.0/5.0 on 12/28/10 on 12/28/10

    Smart, caring, and very attentive to my estate planning needs. Very thorough information gathering process that left no stone unturned in our discussions. Awesome follow-...

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    Smart, caring, and very attentive to my estate planning needs. Very thorough information gathering process that left no stone unturned in our discussions. Awesome follow-up every year to assess if my estate plan is still on track with my needs. Fixed price with no cost surprises. Exceptionally professional.

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  • Craig R. Hersch

    4.8/5.0 on 02/23/10 on 02/23/10

    He explained options and then flawlessly handled our affairs.

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    He explained options and then flawlessly handled our affairs.

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  • Craig R. Hersch

    4.0/5.0 on 09/17/13 on 09/17/13

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