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ADAM S. GOLDBERG is a partner with Krause & Goldberg P.A., where he practices in the areas of tax, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and tax-exempt organizations. He was named as a Super Lawyer in 2017 and 2018 by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Goldberg is the chairman of the Exempt Organizations Committee of The Florida Bar and is the past president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council, the West Broward Estate Planning Council, the Broward Planned Giving Council and the American Lung Association of the Southeast. He has authored numerous articles in the areas of estate planning, probate, charitable giving and tax-exempt organizations. Additionally, Mr. Goldberg frequently lectures on these subjects for groups and organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, the National Safety Council, the Florida Institute of CPAs, the Miami Police, Northern Trust Bank and Morgan Stanley. He is an adjunct professor at both the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center and the University of Miami Law School. Mr. Goldberg received his LL.M degree in estate planning from the University of Miami and his J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University. (Pembroke Pines location)
JORDAN R. HAMMER is a partner/shareholder with Ellis Law Group, P.L., where he practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust litigation, and trusts and estates. Mr. Hammer received his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law. He is a member of The Florida Bar. Mr. Hammer is admitted to practice in Florida and Illinois. (West Palm Beach location)
CHRISTOPHER B. HOPKINS is a member with McDonald Hopkins LLC, in their West Palm Beach office. He has extensive trial and appellate experience and his practice includes commercial, construction, defamation, medical/nursing home, probate, injury, and general civil litigation and appeals. Mr. Hopkins' practice frequently involves cyber security, drones, e-discovery, social media, bitcoin, internet crimes, website/app contracts, and other technology-related issues, from drafting contracts and policies to litigation. He is a Florida Supreme Court certified civil circuit mediator and qualified arbitrator. Mr. Hopkins has published more than 100 legal articles on law and technology, ethics, and trial. He is the host of www.InternetLawCommentary.com. Mr. Hopkins earned his B.A. degree from the University of Richmond, his Master's degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, and his J.D. degree from Tulane Law School. He is admitted to practice in D.C., Florida, and New York. (West Palm Beach location)
LINDSAY MILLER is a senior paralegal with Greenspoon Marder. With over seven years of experience, she focuses on probate administration and estate planning. Ms. Miller is a Florida registered paralegal and is certified in law ethics and society. She received her B.S. degree from Florida International University. (Pembroke Pines location)
MONIQUE M. SADARANGANI is an attorney with Monique M. Sadarangani, PLLC. She focuses her practice in estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, guardianship administration and corporate transactional work. She is a member of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section and Dade County Bar Association. Ms. Sadarangani received her B.A. degree from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. She obtained her M.A. degree, in Asian Religions, from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, after spending six months in India working on her Master's Thesis on the interplay between Hindu religious practices and the culinary arts. While studying and traveling, Ms. Sadarangani worked as a student affairs professional, working at the university level in student conduct in order to assist with the recidivism rates of high risk students and those with disciplinary issues. She left student affairs to attend law school and received her J.D. degree from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, where she served as a member on the Journal of High Technology Law. Ms. Sadarangani then received her LL.M. degree, in Estate Planning, from the University of Miami School of Law. (Pembroke Pines location)
ISRAEL SANDS is an attorney practicing in Miami Beach, Florida. He focuses his practice on estate planning, probate proceedings, tax planning, unmarried couples, international clients, and purposeful trusts. He graduated from University of Miami with a major in psychology. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law, and a LL.M. degree in estate planning. After receiving his first law degree, Mr. Sands lived in Paris for 11 years, where he practiced immigration law and then became involved in various international entrepreneurial endeavors. (Pembroke Pines location)
BENJAMIN P. SHENKMAN has practiced law in Palm Beach County for more than 20 years, concentrating on estate planning and administration, and asset protection planning. Mr. Shenkman holds an advanced LL.M. degree in estate planning from the University of Miami School of Law, giving him in-depth knowledge of sophisticated estate tax planning strategies. Mr. Shenkman earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He counsels individuals and families in arranging their affairs to protect and preserve their assets for themselves and their beneficiaries. He began his career at a boutique Palm Beach County tax law firm, where he gained valuable experience in creating complex estate tax saving strategies. He later served as the resident attorney and partner of the South Florida office of a New York tax law firm, before establishing his own practice in Boca Raton, which he ran for a decade before joining with Frank Gonzalez in Wellington. Mr. Shenkman currently serves on the Board of Managers of the Boys & Girls Club of Wellington and is a trustee of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, is a former board member of the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades, and helped found the Palms West Estate Planning Council. He is also a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar and a member of the East Coast Estate Planning Council. (West Palm Beach location)
AUDRA J. SIMOVITCH is the owner of Law Office of Audra Simovitch, P.A., where she practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, and guardianship law. Ms. Simovitch is admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and Florida. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Miami, her J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, her LL.M. degree from Boston University School of Law in taxation, and her LL.M. degree from Boston University School of Law in banking and finance. Ms. Simovitch is also of counsel to the firm Drug and Alcohol Attorneys which is a firm that specializes in helping families in crisis who are dealing with a family member who has a substance abuse or mental health disorder. She has participated in numerous seminars on estate planning, asset protection, Marchman Act and Guardianship. (Pembroke Pines and West Palm Beach locations)