Community Associations:

American Jewish Committee, National Board of Governors, Past Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors of the Gold Coast Chapter

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy, Executive Board, Vice-President Legal, Administration and Treasurer

Florida Blue Key, Member

Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches, President, Vice President – Finance, Vice-President Legal, Executive Board and Chairman of the Sports and Aquatics Committee

Jewish Federation for Palm Beach County, Current Chair of the Jewish Community Foundation, member of the Board of Directors and Past-Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee to the Foundation

Levin College of Law, Board of Trustees and Secretary

Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic League

Scripps Professional Advisory Steering Committee

University of Florida Life Member of National Alumni Association, Palm Beach County Chapter

Professional Lectures & Addresses:

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) – Partnership Sub-Committee of Business Planning Committee

American Bar Association, Mid-Year Mini Program

American Technion Society National Board of Directors

Boca Raton Estate and Tax Roundtable

Central Florida Estate Planning Council

Florida Atlantic University, Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Florida Bar Tax Section Programs and Tax Practitioners’ Annual Review and Update for Choice of Entities Tax Certification Course

FICPA Annual Accounting Show

FICPA Estate and Financial Planning Conference

FICPA Florida Institute on Federal Taxation Conference

Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County Professional Advisory Committee

Lawyers Guaranty Fund Assembly

Greater Miami Tax Institute

National Business Institute

National Securities Licensing Institutes

New York University, Institutes on Partnership Taxation and Federal Taxation of Closely Held Businesses

Palm Beach County Tax Institute

Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council

Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institution

The Palm Beach Investment Group

University of Florida, College of Law, Graduate Tax Department

University of Florida, Law Center Association Trustee

Palm Beach Estate Planning Council Breakfast Roundtable

Former Partner:

August & Comiter, P.A. (1989-1998)

Steel Hector & Davis (1981-1989)

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association, Partnership Taxation Section

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Business Planning and Asset Protection Committees

Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer

Certified Public Accountant, Florida

Florida Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Board of Directors and Regional Vice-President

Florida Bar Association – Tax Section, Chair
– Education Division, Director
– Federal Tax Division, Director
– Tax of Individuals and Pass-Through Entity Committee, Chair
– FRUPA Steering and Drafting Committee
– LLC Steering and Drafting Committee
– RULPA Steering and Drafting Committee
– The Tax Section’s Olmstead Task Force

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

International Network of Boutique Law Firms

Palm Beach County Bar Association

Palm Beach County Tax Institute, Past President

Palm Beach/Martin County Estate Planning Council, Past President

Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute, Past Vice President Dade County Chapter

Scripps Professional Advisory Group Steering Committee

Sports Lawyers Association

Professional Distinctions:

Selected as the 2012 Tax Lawyer of the Year for West Palm Beach by South Florida’s Best Lawyers

Top 100 Attorneys in Florida, The Wall Street Journal – July 2013

2012 Tax Lawyer of the Year for West Palm Beach by South Florida’s Best Lawyers

2010-2011 Recipient of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year Award

Columnist and Board of Advisors and Contributing Editors, Journal of Partnership Taxation

Selected to be a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

Selected to Best Lawyers in America by Woodward & White, Inc.

Selected to Chambers USA Guide as one of Florida’s leading income tax and estate planning lawyers

Selected to Florida Trend as a Florida Legal Elite honoree

Selected to Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers

Selected to Top 100 Miami Florida Super Lawyers

Selected to South Florida Legal Guide in the categories of Estates and Trusts and Tax

Selected to Who’s Who Legal: USA – Corporate Tax

Elected to Board of Trustees of the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Secretary and Past-Chairman of its Planned Giving Task Force

Elected to the Florida Alumni Tax Advisory Committee

Memberships:

The Florida Bar (Member, Tax; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law; and Young Lawyers Sections)

Palm Beach County Bar Association

Memberships:

The Florida Bar (Tax Law Section)

The Georgia Bar

U.S. Tax Court

Palm Beach Tax Institute

Memberships & Honors:

Past President of the Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council

The Florida Bar (Member, Tax; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law; and Business Law Sections)

Sponsorship Director and Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar

Chairman of the City of Palm Beach Gardens Budget Oversight Review Board

Past Chair of the New Tax Lawyers Division of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar

The O’Connell Society, Inc., Director

Law School Alumni Council, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Palm Beach County Tax Institute

Past Chair of the Community Planning and Investments Committee for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Member of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “E”

Palm Beach County Bar Association

2014 Graduate of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estates Council

Member of Leadership Florida Connect Institute Class VI

Member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law; and the Tax Litigation and Controversy Committee sub-section.