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Mark Scott, JD, LL.M.

Principal, Estate & Trust


(305) 857-6768


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 conceptualizing 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 that arise 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, Florida.

He is a member of The Florida Bar and served on its continuing legal education committee. Mark is a director for The Florida Bar Tax Section, and has been active as a member of its executive council since 2002, including serving as the secretary for several years. In addition, he is a past president of the Greater Miami Tax Institute, and the immediate past president 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, Florida.

Active in the community, Mark is the current audit committee chair and past secretary on The Miami Foundation’s board of trustees. He also advises the foundation’s LGBT Community Projects 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.

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Master of Laws, Taxation, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Florida