Lauren Detzel Speaking at 2017 Florida Tax Institute in Tampa

The Florida Tax Institute

Presented by the Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc.

All proceeds to benefit the University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program.

March 29 – 31, 2017
Tampa Marriott Waterside – 700 South Florida Avenue, Tampa, Florida.

Lauren Detzel, shareholder and chair of Dean Mead’s Estate and Succession Planning department was driven by her passion for mentoring when she co-founded the Florida Tax Program. She is a founding Board Member of the non-profit organization that was specifically created to present the unique conference and she also served as the conference chair for the first two years.

Dean Mead is proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Florida Tax Institute, presented by the Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc. with all proceeds to benefit the University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program. 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 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
  • Cristin Keane
  • Michael L. Kohner
  • Martin J. McMahon, Jr.
  • Louis Nostro
  • A. Brian Phillips
  • David Pratt
  • Abraham N.M. Shashy, Jr.
  • John J. Scroggin
  • Donald R. Tescher
  • Samuel C. Ullman

The three day conference program features a day and a half devoted to business and individual taxation and an additional day and a half devoted to tax 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 Florida Tax Institute to cover the most current issues and planning ideas.

Lauren Detzel will be co-presenting on Thursday, March 30, 2017 on Ethical Challenges in Representing Multiple Parties: Case Studies and Suggested Solutions. The presentation will explore the ethical challenges advisers face when representing multiple family members and their many related entities.

The Florida Tax Institute is designed to be practical, informative, engaging, and state of the art. It is a great way to network with professionals from across the country and learn from renowned academicians and practitioners. The Institute offers up to 24 hours of continuing education credit. Individual states and disciplines determine the total number of credits awarded.

To learn more about the conference or for a complete list of speakers and the conference agenda, please go their website: