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Jason Edward Havens

Jason Edward Havens


Estate and Probate Law and Wills Lawyer
Holland & Knight LLP
Jacksonville, FL
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Attorney Biography

Jason E. Havens is a Partner at Holland & Knight LLP. He specializes in complex estate and charitable gift planning (domestic and international), probate and trust administration counsel, wills and trusts, and probate and trust litigation for affluent individuals and families and on behalf of charitable organizations. Mr. Havens is admitted to practice law in Florida and Tennessee.Mr. Havens received his LL.M. in International Taxation from Regent University, his LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami, his J.D. from the University of Tennessee, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Lipscomb University.Mr. Havens is an active member of The Florida Bar, the Tennessee Bar, and other professional organizations. He regularly publishes articles and commentary on business, estate, and tax planning in national and local publications including Probate & Property (American Bar Association), the Journal of Practical Estate Planning, the Family Foundation Advisor, the Planned Giving Design Center, and the Journal of Accountancy. Mr. Havens has also lectured at various programs on business, estate, and tax planning, including the 37th annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.Mr. Havens is a Board Certified Specialist (B.C.S.) in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law (The Florida Bar). He is also a board certified Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) in Tennessee. Mr. Havens is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Based on his leadership in the legal profession, he was appointed as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In 2012 Mr. Havens was appointed as a director of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils' Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc.; he was elected secretary/treasurer in 2013 and president in 2014.


Practice Areas

 
Estate and Probate Law (20%)
 
Wills (20%)
 
Trusts (20%)
 
Probate (20%)
 
Estate Planning (20%)

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Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
2000

Tennessee State Bar
Tennessee
Member in Good Standing
2006

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Work Experience

Holland & Knight LLP
Partner at Holland & Knight LLP
2019

Senior Counsel at Holland & Knight LLP
20142018

Vice President, General Counsel & Editor-in-Chief at WealthCounsel, LLC
20122014

Managing Attorney/Member at Havens & Miller, P.L.L.C.
20032014

Managing Attorney/Member at Jason E. Havens, LL.M., P.L.L.C.
20032014

Junior Shareholder Attorney at Hall & Runnels, P.A.
20022003

Estate Planning Associate Attorney at Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, PA
20002001

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Education

Regent University School of Law
Regent University School of Law
LL.M. in Internat'l Tax'n
2003

University of Miami School of Law
LL.M. in Estate Planning
2000

University of Tennessee College of Law
Juris Doctor
1999

David Lipscomb University
B.A., magna cum laude
1996

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Specialty Certifications

National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
Estate Planning Law Specialist
Estate Planning Law
National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
2010

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Wills, Trusts & Estates
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
2009

Associations

Board Member,
Secretary,
Treasurer,
President
Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc.
2012

Board Member,
Treasurer
The Able Trust
20052013

Member,
Co-Founder,
President
The Estate Planning Council of the Emerald Coast, Inc.
2004

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Awards & Honors

American Bar Association
Excellence in Writing Award: Probate & Property
American Bar Association
2004

Fellow
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
2019

Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Marquis Who's Who
2018

Public and Charitable Service All-Star
Holland & Knight
2017

Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) Designation
National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, Inc.
2010

Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) Designation
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
2010

Fellow
American Bar Foundation
2006

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Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

Best Lawyers
2021

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2019

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2018

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2017

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2016

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2015

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2014

Florida Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
2013

Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
Super Lawyers
2012

Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
Super Lawyers
2011

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Contact Jason Edward Havens

Jason Edward Havens
Holland & Knight LLP
50 N Laura St Ste 3900
Jacksonville, FL 32202
www.hklaw.com
Office: 904-798-5489
Office: 850-224-5655
Fax: 904-358-1872

Secondary Address:
315 S Calhoun St Ste 600
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Bar Membership Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Specialty Certification Information

Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Wills, Trusts & Estates - Lawyers certified as specialist in Wills, Trusts & Estates by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.


Under Rule 6-7.2, the term "wills, trusts and estates" is defined as the "practice of law dealing with all aspects of the analysis and planning for the conservation and disposition of estates, giving due consideration to the applicable tax consequences, both federal and state; the preparation of legal instruments to effectuate estate plans; administering estates, including tax related matters, both federal and state; and probate litigation."


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