J.D., University of Florida College of Law (Honors), 1986
B.A., History, Oral Roberts University (Honors), 1982
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Thomas C. ShawEstate Planning, Corporate and Business Law, Probate and Trust
Thomas Shaw practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, corporate and business law, probate and trust administration, and general real estate. Thom is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law, and he holds the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV-Preeminent.
Thom's corporate and estate planning work led him to recognize that clients often require assistance setting up and operating their business, dealing with real estate matters, and then structuring how to hand off their businesses to management or a family member, and to sort out the personal and tax law issues related to such transactions.
Thom was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986. From 1998 to 2005, Thom served as General Counsel to an estate and financial planning company, and assisted the attorneys for the firm’s clients implement the sophisticated estate planning techniques recommended to them. He is a member of the Taxation Section and the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. Thom is the President of the Central Florida Estate Planning Council and has previously served as Secretary on its Board of Directors.
Thom received a Juris Doctor Degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985. He served as an intern in the Natural Resources Policy Unit of the Governor's Office in Tallahassee, Florida, between his law school and undergraduate studies. Thom received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, with honors, with minors in business, chemistry, and biology from Oral Roberts University in 1982.
Thom has lectured on estate planning topics in various venues, including National Business Institute, Volusia/Flagler Medical and Dental Society, New Covenant Church in Winter Springs, Florida, First Baptist Church in Windermere, Florida, and Columbia College in Orlando, Florida.
|Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami||Should I Stay or Should I Go? International Tax Planning and Structuring||Apr. 26, 2023|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Advanced Estate Planning Techniques: Maximizing Tax Efficiency for Your Clients||Mar. 16, 2023|
|Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Volusia||Shrinking the Estate Tax Target: What CPAs Need to Know||Feb. 8, 2023|
|FICPA Federal Tax Conference||New SECURE Act Changes For CPAs: Maximize Client IRA Planning||Dec. 8, 2022|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Protect Your IRA Planning from the New SECURE Act Proposed Regulations||Nov. 16, 2022|
|Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Volusia||The Ever-Changing Estate and Gift Tax: What CPAs Need to Know||Feb. 9, 2022|
|FICPA Federal Tax Conference||Worried About Inflation? You Should Worry About Your IRA Planning||Dec. 9, 2021|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Preparing for the Reconciliation Act: An Estate & Gift Tax Update||Oct. 20, 2021|
|LawPracticeCLE / Recorded for National Distribution||Proposed Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Laws||July 27, 2021|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Navigating the Looming Estate & Gift Tax Storm||May 19, 2021|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Is this the End of Like-Kind Exchanges and Other Tax Basis Planning?||Feb. 24, 2021|
|Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants / Federal Tax Conference||Did your IRA Planning Survive the 2019 SECURE Act?||Dec. 10, 2020|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Asset Valuations after COVID-19||Sept. 18, 2020|
|BNY Mellon / Market Outlook & Estate Tax Planning Conference||Estate Tax Planning for a Biden Administration||Sept. 10, 2020|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||The Time to Act is Now: Estate Planning in a Pandemic||Jun. 24, 2020|
|ForsterBoughman National Webinar||Is Your IRA Ready for This Brave New World?||Apr. 22, 2020|