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Board Certification by the Florida Bar

6 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates and 1 attorney has been Board Certified in Tax Law.

Those attorneys certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates include the following:

  • Todd L. Bradley, Principal (Naples Office)
  • Mary Beth Crawford, Principal (Bonita Springs Office)
  • Alison K. Douglas, Principal (Naples Office)
  • Howard M. Hujsa, Principal (Bonita Springs Office)
  • Kenneth D. Krier, Principal(Naples Office)
  • Robert L. Lancaster, Principal (Naples Office)

In addition, William Horowitz, Principal (Bonita Springs Office) is Board Certified in Tax Law.

About Florida Board Certification

The purpose of the board certification is to identify those lawyers who practice in the area of wills, trusts, and estates and have demonstrated special knowledge, skills, and proficiency to be properly identified to the public as board certified in wills, trusts, and estates law.

Minimum standards for wills, trusts and estates law certification, provided in Rule 6-7.3, include:  Practice of law for at least five years, or four years with an LL.M. in taxation or estate planning and probate law; substantial involvement in the specialty of wills, trusts and estates law — 40% or more — during each of the two years immediately preceding application; 90 hours of approved wills, trusts and estates law certification continuing legal education in the three years immediately preceding application; peer review; and, a written examination.