Mark Scott, J.D., LL.M.


Estate & Trust

Miami, FL

Mark is a member of The Florida Bar, including the Tax Section’s Executive Council; the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami; the Greater Miami Tax Institute; and the Dade County Bar Association.

Mark Scott joined Kaufman Rossin in 2000 and is a principal in the estate and trust department. Prior to joining the Firm, he practiced estate, trust, and tax law in Boca Raton.  

His areas of concentration include complex estate tax planning, gift tax planning, trust tax planning, and estate and gift tax return examinations. He enjoys the sophisticated challenges offered in the nonresident non-citizen and offshore trust planning regimes. 

Mark holds a Master of Laws in Taxation and a Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.  Mark is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami, School of Law Graduate Program in Taxation, teaching the Federal Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates. 

Mark is a member of The Florida Bar and served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee. He is a Director and the current Secretary for The Florida Bar Tax Section and serves as a member of the Executive Council and Long Range Planning Committee. In addition, Mark is the President of the Greater Miami Tax Institute; and is on the Board of Directors for the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami.  Mark was the Co-Chair of the 7th Annual Joint Tax and Estate Planning Seminar, benefiting the Community Foundation, the Jewish Community Foundation, and the United Way, all in Broward County. 

He is on the Board of Trustees for The Miami Foundation, and previously served on the GLBT Community Projects Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Young Founders and served on the Young Presidents’ Board of Directors.  Mark previously represented Miami on the Lambda Legal National Leadership Council.  Over the years, he has been a professional advisor for the United Way and provided pro bono legal representation through various entities.

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305.857.6768 | phone

786.470.2268 | fax