Edward F. Koren

Holland & Knight Attorney


P.O. Box 1288 Tampa, FL 33601-1288 United States


Phone: (812) 227-6655 Fax: (813) 229-0134 Website: http://www.hklaw.com/

Practice Areas

Estate Planning/Wills
Probate & Trust

Biographical Info

Edward F. Koren born, Eustis, Florida, August 6, 1946; Certified 1975, Florida; Admitted 1975, Florida; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court; 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Tax Court; Middle District of Florida Court of Federal Claims; Preparatory education, University of Florida (BS.BA., 1971); Legal education, University of Florida (J.D., 1974) Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review. Membership and Offices: Order of the Coif (1975); Florida Blue Key (1975); Phi Kappa Phi (1975); Phi Delta Phi (1975); Teaching positions: Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Florida (1996); Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Miami (1997–present). Publications and Lectures: Lead author, editor Estate and Personal Fin. Planning (West), 1988-2018; 2005 Estate Planning Alert: Hot Topics and Recent Developments – January 26, 2005; Non-Tax Considerations in Family Business Succession Planning – March 9 and July 13, 2006; Tax Basics of Charitable Giving – May 12, 2006; How to Advise Clients Moving to Florida: What Every Lawyer Should Know About Taxes and Domestic Issues – October 12, 2006; Focardi Case Development – October 13, 2006; Delaware Asset Protection Trusts – October 27, 2006. Memberships: American Bar Association, Past Chair, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (2004–2005), Head of Probate and Trust Division (2002–2004), Chair, Nominating Committee (2006–2007), Member of Planning Committee (1995–2007), American Bar Association Representative – National Conference of Lawyers and Corporate Fiduciaries (1998–present); American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Regent (1997–2003), Past Chair of the Estate and Gift Tax Committee (2001–2004), Member of Business Planning Committee (1994–2015); The Florida Bar, Chair, Tax Section (1990–1991), Chair Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (1988–1989), Chair, Continuing Education Committee (1982–1984), Vice Chair, Board of Certification, Designation and Advertising (1984–1988); American Bar Foundation, Fellow; American College of Tax Counsel, Fellow; American Law Institute; Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estate attorney; Highest rating assigned by Martindale-Hubbell; The Best Lawyers of America (1986–present); Who’s Who in American Law (1990–present); Who’s Who in America (1992–present); Named Worth Magazine’s Top 100 Attorneys List (2005 and 2006). U.S. Army Reserves 1972–1978; Captain.