Mark Scott named chair-elect for the Tax Section of The Florida Bar
Kaufman Rossin, one of the top 100 CPA and advisory firms in the U.S. and the largest independent accounting firm in Florida, announced that Estate and Trust Principal Mark Scott, JD,LL.M., has been nominated as chair-elect of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar for 2023-2024.
The Florida Bar is the organization of all lawyers licensed by the Supreme Court of Florida to practice law in the state. The Florida Bar’s core functions include regulating the practice of law in Florida, ensuring the highest standards of legal professionalism in Florida and protecting the public by prosecuting unethical attorneys and preventing the unlicensed practice of law.
Scott has been an active member of The Florida Bar’s Tax Section’s executive council since 2003. He is a Tax Section director and has previously served as secretary for several years. His term as chair-elect begins in July 2023. In July 2024, he will begin his term as chair.
Scott joined Kaufman Rossin in 2000 and co-leads the firm’s estate, trust and tax-exempt organizations practice. He specializes in creating and implementing intricate estate planning strategies for both domestic and international clients. In addition to conceptualizing estate plans, he provides clients with gift tax planning, trust tax planning, and estate and gift tax return examination services. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law and teaches federal income taxation of trusts and estates in the school’s graduate program in taxation.