Mark Scott, JD,LL.M.


Estate & Trust


Mark Scott is a leader in Kaufman Rossin’s estate and trust practice. He specializes in creating and implementing intricate estate planning strategies for clients in various industries.

In addition to developing estate plans, Mark provides clients with gift tax planning, trust tax planning, and estate and gift tax return examination services. He enjoys the sophisticated challenges offered in the nonresident noncitizen and offshore trust planning regimes. Before joining the firm in 2000, he practiced estate, trust and tax law in Boca Raton.

He is a member of The Florida Bar and served on its continuing legal education committee. Mark is also a director and secretary for The Florida Bar Tax Section, and serves as a member of its executive council and long range planning committee. In addition, he is the immediate past president of the Greater Miami Tax Institute, and current secretary of the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami. Moreover, 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 located in Broward County.

Active in the community, Mark is the development committee chair on The Miami Foundation’s board of trustees. He also advises the foundation’s LGBT Community Fund committee. He is a member of the Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Young Founders and served on the Young Presidents’ board of directors. Mark was honored in the inaugural South Florida Business Journal Business of Pride awards.  

He is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami’s School of Law, teaching the federal income taxation of trusts and estates in the school’s graduate program in taxation.


  • Master of Laws, Taxation, Chicago-Kent College of Law,
  • Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College of Law,
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida,