Estate & Trust
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 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.
Mark holds a Master of Laws in Taxation and a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.
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.
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 president of the Greater Miami Tax Institute, and was recently appointed to treasurer 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 executive board. He also advises the foundation’s GLBT community projects advisory committee. In addition, Mark 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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