Estate & Trust Services
Boca Raton, FL
Scott is president of the Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council.
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, valuation discounts, 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, and Florida Trend, among other publications.
Scott holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting, with a specialization in taxation, from the University of Florida. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and New York.
Scott is active in both civic and charitable community organizations. He is president of the Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council, and 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. In addition, he is a member of IMPACT Young Ambassadors, which supports the Memorial & Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital foundations. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County and on the George Snow Scholarship Fund’s Professional Advisory Council.
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