Shane KelleyThe Kelley Law Firm, P.L.3365 Galt Ocean DriveFort Lauderdale, Florida 33308, U.S.A.
Trusts and Estate Planning
Bio• University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A. • Stetson University College of Law, J.D. • University of Florida, College of Law – Graduate Tax Program, LL.M. in Taxation • Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer • Supreme Court of Florida Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and serves as a mediator for estate and trust disputes • Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), a prestigious national organization of recognized experts in the field of estate planning and probate law • Selected as a “Super Lawyer’ (top 5% of the state’s lawyers) by Super Lawyers magazine 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 • Selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of the “Legal Elite” (top 2% of the state’s lawyers) 2011 • Assigned AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell • Co-Author - "The Effect of Section 684 on the Death of the Grantor of a Foreign Grantor Trust," Journal of Asset Protection, Volume 4, Number 4, March/April 1999, Pg. 23. Article subsequently reviewed in the summer 1999 issue of Conspectus Current at pg. 24 - 27, which stated that, “This article is critical for all advisors who practice in the asset protection arena and who counsel clients regarding foreign trusts.” • Co-Author - Chapter 4 “Functions of Lawyers And Personal Representatives” of the Florida Bar Publication, Practice Under Florida Probate Code, 5th Edition • Co-Author - Chapter 1 “Procedural Considerations” of the Florida Bar Publication, Litigation Under Florida Probate Code, 6th Edition • Chair of the Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar 2005-2006 • Chair of the Trust Law Committee of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar 2010 to present • Chair of the Homestead Issues Study Committee Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar 2011 to present • Member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate & Trust law Section of the Florida Bar 2005 to present • Member of the Florida Bar since 1996