Scott Goldberger, JD


Estate & Trust

Boca Raton

Scott Goldberger leads Kaufman Rossin’s estate and trust practice for Broward and Palm Beach counties. He specializes in developing and implementing sophisticated estate planning strategies for high-net-worth individuals and families.

Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Scott practiced estate, trust and tax law for nine years in New York City and South Florida. His law background and tax expertise provide a solid foundation for advising clients on estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxation, asset protection planning, and tax compliance for estates and trusts. He helps clients identify estate planning techniques to effectively help them reach their goals, including: intra-family loans, family limited partnerships, grantor retained annuity trusts, charitable lead trusts, and sales to intentionally defective grantor trusts.

An author and speaker, Scott has been featured in The New York Times, Trusts & Estates, Florida Bar Journal, and Florida Trend, among other publications.

Scott is active in both civic and charitable community organizations. He is the immediate past president of the Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council.  He serves on the steering committees for the annual Palm Beach County Wealth & Estate Planning Seminar and the Joint Tax & Estate Planning Seminar in Broward County, and on the George Snow Scholarship Fund’s Professional Advisory Council.

He is licensed to practice law in Florida and New York.


  • Juris Doctor. Georgetown University Law Center.
  • Master of Science. Accounting. University of Florida.
  • Bachelor of Science. Accounting. University of Florida.