Jason Havens Named Fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

May 9, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 9, 2019) - Holland & Knight private wealth attorney Jason Havens, a partner in the firm's Jacksonville and Tallahassee offices, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Holland & Knight has 14 fellows nationally.

ACTEC is a professional organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Fellows are selected on the basis of experience, professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates and on the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields through lecturing, writing, teaching and bar activities.

Mr. Havens is a highly experienced business and tax attorney who uses creative problem solving and strategic insight to achieve planning objectives for high-net-worth individuals, families and charitable organizations. He specializes in complex estate and charitable gift planning (domestic and international), wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, and probate and trust litigation.

Since 2009, The Florida Bar has certified Mr. Havens as a Board-Certified Specialist in wills, trusts and estates law. He is also recognized by Super Lawyers and maintains an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Havens currently serves as vice chair of the Charitable Planning and Exempt Organizations Committee of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.

As the largest private wealth services practice in the United States, Holland & Knight's Private Wealth Services Group represents high-net-worth individuals, substantial closely held and family businesses, charitable organizations, educational institutions, banks and trust companies. In 2018, 20 Holland & Knight attorneys were named leading advisers to wealthy individuals and families in the Chambers High Net Worth guide.