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Jack Bovay

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Mr. Bovay is the Managing Shareholder of the Gainesville office. He is Board Certified in both Tax Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates Law. His practice involves estate planning and asset protection for high net worth individuals and families, business succession planning and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Bovay holds an LL.M. in Taxation and is also a Florida licensed CPA.


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Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Eight Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, Former Member
  • University of Florida Law Center Association, Board of Trustees
  • Washington and Lee University, Alumni Board of Trustees
  • Gainesville Alliance for Economic Development, Past Chair
  • Gainesville Country Club, Past President
  • Southeast Tissue Alliance, Member
  • Founding Board Member of the University of Florida Tax Institute, a program of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL, 2013-2014
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Adjunct Professor
  • The Gerald T. Bennett American Inn of Court
    • Board of Directors, 2012-2013

Education

  • Masters in Taxation: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1988
  • Juris Doctorate: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, with honors, 1982
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting: Washington & Lee University, cum laude, 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Tax Court

Prior Legal Experience

  • Holland & Knight, Washington, D.C., Associate

Prior Business Experience

  • Austin, Bovay & Gillman, C.P.A.’s, Gainesville, Florida

Recognition & Awards

  • Honored with the 2012 Legacy Award by the Gainesville Community Foundation
  • Board Certified in both Tax Law and Wills, Trust and Estates Law, The Florida Bar
  • Recognized as one of the Florida Super Lawyers for Estate and Probate, 2007, 2011-2014
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Rating

Speaking Engagements

  • The End of the Perfect Storm of Estate Planning is Nearing (maybe!) - Planning for the Remainder of 2012, Gainesville, Florida, September, 2012
  • Adjunct Professor, Entrepreneurship Course, Spring Term 2011-2013, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
  • Regular speaker at various Estate Planning and FICPA events throughout Florida