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Michael D. Simon

Michael D. Simon
Primary Office
777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 500 East
West Palm Beach, Florida
33401-6194
P: (800) 749-1980
(561) 655-1980
F: (561) 655-5677
msimon@gunster.com
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Michael Simon is a shareholder who joined the firm in 1989.

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Practice Areas[ - ]
  • Complex and Disputed Estate and Trust Administration
  • Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation
    • Will and Trust Contests and Defense of Fiduciaries and Beneficiaries
    • Will and Trust Construction
    • Trust Modifications, Revocation, and Termination
    • Surcharge and Removal Litigation
    • Competency Proceedings
    • Appointment of Guardian
Education[ - ]
  • University of Florida, J.D., cum laude, 1988
  • University of Florida, B.S., cum laude, 1985
Honors[ - ]
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Trusts & Estates Litigation, 2007-15
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-14
Seminars & Presentations[ - ]

“Trusts in Florida: The Outer Limits,” Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, November 2009

Publications[ - ]
  • “Fiduciary Litigation in an Era of Rapidly Changing Technology: Will You Be the Last Samurai?”, ACTEC 2010 Summer Meeting, June 16-17, 2010, St. Louis, MO
  • “Intestate Succession,” Litigation Under Florida Probate Code (The Florida Bar 3rd ed. 1997), Co-author, ch. 2
  • “Will Construction,” Litigation Under Florida Probate Code (The Florida Bar 3rd ed. 1997), Co-author, ch. 7
  • “Estates, Trusts and Guardianships: 1998 Survey of Florida Law,” Vol. 23, Nova L. Rev. No. 1, Co-author, fall 1998
Professional Associations & Memberships[ - ]
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • Palm Beach County Probate Court Advisory Committee, Chair, 1999, 2003, 2005
Bar Admissions[ - ]
  • The Florida Bar, 1989
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Probate Litigation Committee
    • Trust Law Committee
Court Admissions[ - ]
  • United States District Court
    • Southern and Middle District of Florida