Alan Gassman J.D., LL.M.


Admitted to Bar, 1983, Florida.

Education: Rollins College (B.A., with distinction, 1980); University of Florida (J.D., with honors, 1982; LL.M., Taxation, 1983).

Listed in: Florida Trend's 2004 "Top 1.8% of the Best Lawyers in Florida"; Who's Who in American Law, 1991-1998; Who's Who in America, 1998; Who's Who in Science and Industry and Law and Leading Lawyers. Mr. Gassman has received an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell Directories, based upon confidential colleague survey, which is the highest rating available.

Author: Articles published in Journal of Asset Protection: "Implementing Asset Protection Strategies to Protect the Medical Practice," Nov./Dec. 1996 and "Tax Planning for Offshore Trust Arrangements," July/Aug. 1997; Articles published in Medical Staff Counselor: "Structuring Group Medical Practices: Shareholder and Partnership Agreements," Fall 1992 and "Structuring Group Medical Practices: Tax Planning Aspects; Articles published in Estate Planning Magazine "The 10 Most Common Mistakes that Estate Planners Make in Asset Protection Matters"; and over 200 more articles.

Member: Board of Advisors, Journal of Asset Protection (1994-1997), Law & Leading Attorney, 1996-2000. Contributing Author, Leimberg Information Services (LISI). President, Pinellas County Estate Planning Council, 1994. Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Member, National Association of Estate Planers & Councils.

Continuing Education Programs: Co-Chairman and Presenter of the Florida Bar's annual Physician Representation Seminar, and Vice Chairman and Presenter of the Florida Bar's annual Wealth Conservation Seminar. Mr. Gassman's outlines on Asset Protection In the Estate Plan, Physician Disaster Avoidance, and What Every Doctor Should Know About Asset Protection have and continue to be presented each year at numerous continuing education and professional seminar conferences, including the ALI-ABA Sophisticated Planning Techniques Seminar in Boston, Massachusetts, The Midwestern Estate and Tax Planning Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, The Florida Society of Osteopathic Physicians and numerous Estate Planning Council presentations throughout the State of Florida.

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

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Health Law; Tax Planning; Corporate Law; Business Law.