Fredric A. Hoffman

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Order of the Coif. Recipient: Legal Elite in Tax, Florida Trend Magazine, 2004-2007; South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers, 2006-2011; Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2011. Author: "Straw or Nominee Corporations," 5 Taxation for Lawyers 10, July-August, 1976; "Investing in Real Estate: Additional Changes Made by Tax Reform Act of 1986," 61 Florida Bar Journal 39, March, 1987. Co-Author: Chapter 2, "Form of Ownership," of Real Property Tax Considerations in Florida, The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education, 1979. Lecturer: New York University Conference on Partnerships and S Corporations, 1988; Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, Real Property Tax Considerations Seminars, 1979, 1981, 1983; Eleventh and Twelfth University of Miami Institutes on Condominium and Cluster Developments, 1986 and 1987. Adjunct Professor in Tax and Estate Planning Program, University of Miami School of Law, 1980-1984. Attorney Advisor, Honorable Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., U.S. Tax Court, 1973-1975. Member, Board of Directors, Community Health Purchasing Alliance for District 11 (1993-1997). Member University of Miami Board of Trustees (2009-2011); Member University of Miami Citizens Board (1990-Present), President 2009-2010.

(Board Certified Tax Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Business Transactions
  • Closely Held Business Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305-670-0201  Phone
Toll Free: 866-521-5391  Phone
305-670-6152  Fax
University Attended:
Lehigh University, B.S., cum laude, 1970
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., cum laude, 1973
Year of First Admission:
1974, U.S. Tax Court; 1975, Florida; 1973, Virginia; 1975, U.S. Claims Court
Dade County, Virginia and American (Member: Sections on: Taxation; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Real Estate Tax Problems Committee, 1974-1984; Subcommittee on Nominee Corporations, 1976-1978; Sub-Committee on Current Legislation and Regulations, 1978-1984; Committee on Continuing Legal Education, 1984-1986) Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Tax Section Executive Council, 1982-1993).
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., May 11, 1947
( Board Certified Tax Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )

Peer Reviews

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