Of Counsel

Jay Beskin

(813) 452-5906

Professional Bio

  • Since 1979, Jay has concentrated his practice in estate planning, IRS tax controversies, trust administration, corporate and commercial law, probate and real estate law. Jay also has extensive experience in local governmental matters, and represents condominium associations and property owner associations in addressing governance and property issues. He regularly works with individuals and business owners to ensure cost effective transfer of family wealth to desired beneficiaries, including charities, with minimal estate and gift taxes. Jay also represents emerging and mature businesses in most aspects of corporate law, including employee, shareholder and partnership agreements, financing and leasing agreements, mergers and acquisitions and general business agreements.



    • Financial Planning Association of Broward

    • Broward South Association of Life Underwriters

    • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education

  • Professional:
    • The Florida Bar, Tax Law Section
      • Past Vice Chair, Grievance Committee 17G
    • District of Columbia Bar
      • Past Vice Chair, Grievance Committee
    • Illinois Bar
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
    • American Bar Association, Tax Law Section
    • American Constitution Society
    • Broward Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Dade Bar Association
    • Miami Lakes Bar Association
    • National Association of Divorce Professionals

    • Aventura, Florida City Commissioner (1996-2005)
    • Northeast Dade Leadership Council, Past Chair
    • Food for Life Network, President
    • Planned Gift Advisory Committee, United Way of Broward County, Past Chair
    • 8th and 9th Annual Joint Tax & Estate Planning Seminars (Community Foundation of Broward, Jewish Community Foundation of Broward, United Way of Broward), Co-Chair
    • Trustees Advisory Group, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Past Member
    • Urban Environmental League of Miami Orchid Award for Protecting Green Space, Recipient
    • Northeast Dade Coalition Philip Cohen Award for Community Achievement, Recipient
    • ITT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, Past Adjunct Professor of Law
    • J.D., Washington University, 1978

      • National Moot Court Competition, American College of Trial Lawyers
      • Medal for Excellence in Advocacy, 197

    • C.P.A, University of Illinois, 1978
    • B.S.F.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1975