Peter T. Kirkwood

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Peter T. Kirkwood is a shareholder with the Tampa law firm of Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & Koche, where he has practiced in the areas of estate planning, tax, and tax-exempt organizations for more than 30 years. Mr. Kirkwood has written and lectured before attorneys and other professionals in estate planning and other tax topics related to his practice. He received his B.S./B.A. degree (Accounting) from the University of Florida, and his J.D. and LL.M degrees (Taxation) from the University of Florida College of Law.
Mr. Kirkwood is listed in "Best Lawyers in America" (2003-2015) under trusts and estates; tax law; and non-profit/charities law as well as one of "Florida Super Lawyers" in estate planning and probate (2006-2014). He was selected as Tampa's "2010 Tax Lawyer of the Year" by "Best Lawyers in America" and again in 2015. In 2014, he was selected as Tampa's "2014 Trust and Estates Lawyer of the Year."

Serving the community

Mr. Kirkwood's community activities have involved serving on various boards and committees of charitable organizations, most notably on the Board of Directors of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Professional Associations

Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council (1981 to present)

Hillsborough County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1990-1991)

The Florida Bar (Member, Tax Section)

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Board of Directors of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Foundation, Inc. (1994 - present)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Charitable Giving and Exempt Organizations
  • Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Excise, State and Local Taxation
  • Corporate, Partnership and Trust Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-253-2020  Phone
813-251-6711  Fax
University Attended:
Eckerd College; University of Florida, B.S.B.A., with honors in Accounting, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1979; University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1979, Florida
Hillsborough County Bar Association (Treasurer, 1990-1991); The Florida Bar (Member, Taxation Section); Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Birth Information:
Elmhurst, Illinois, September 16, 1953
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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