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Dean Mead Orlando Attorney Leads 2nd Annual UF College of Law Florida Tax Institute

Published: April 20th, 2015

By: Lauren Y. Detzel

The Florida Tax Institute

Co-sponsored by the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Graduate Tax Program and Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc.

April 22-24, 2015
The conference will be held in the beautiful Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay – 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, Florida.

Lauren Detzel, shareholder and chair of Dean Mead’s Estate and Succession Planning department is the Founder and chair of the Steering Committee. She will be co-presenting on Friday, April 24, 2015 on A Potpourri of Tax Planning Ideas and Strategies – a menagerie of unexpected planning traps and opportunities offered in quick succession. The program is designed to provide as many different ideas as possible – with an emphasis on ideas you may have never heard about.

This annual institute has been organized by graduates and professors of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, home of one of the top tax law programs in the United States. The founding members of the Steering Committee include:

  • Jolyon D. Acosta
  • Leslie J. Barnett
  • Bruce H. Bokor
  • John C. Bovay
  • David Bowers
  • Dennis A. Calfee
  • Richard B. Comiter
  • Lauren Y. Detzel
  • Michael K. Friel
  • Michael L. Kohner
  • Martin J. McMahon, Jr.
  • Louis Nostro
  • A. Brian Phillips
  • David Pratt
  • Abraham N.M. Shashy
  • John J. Scroggin
  • Donald R. Tescher
  • Samuel C. Ullman

The Florida Tax Institute is presented by Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc., and the University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program. The three day conference program features two days devoted to business and individual taxation and an additional day devoted to estate planning. The conference has been developed for attorneys, accountants, trust officers, insurance and financial planners, and planned giving professionals from across Florida and the United States.

The program will feature the top speakers in the United States on tax, business, and estate planning issues – allowing the UF Tax Institute to cover the most current issues and planning ideas. It is designed to be practical, informative, engaging, and state of the art. For a complete list of speakers and the conference agenda click the HERE.

This is a tax program developed by practicing tax professionals for other tax professionals—with a state of the art approach!

This program is a great way to network with professionals from across the country and learn from renowned academicians and practitioners.

To learn more about the conference or to register, please go the Website at