Jacqueline Johnson, Partner


Jacqueline focuses her practice on estate planning, tax planning, probate and trust administration for high-net-worth individuals and families. She consults with clients on wealth preservation, business succession and wealth transfer strategies. She holds a master's degree in taxation which she utilizes to help ensure your family's legacy is protected.

Representative Experience

  • Drafting estate planning documents, such as wills, trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, supplemental needs trusts, irrevocable trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts and charitable trusts
  • Guiding clients through the probate process and the administration of trusts after a loved one's passing
  • Counseling clients in the transfer of closely held business interests and succession planning
  • Advising and assisting clients in the formation and running of private family foundations and other sophisticated charitable planning techniques
  • Advising clients on cross-border tax and estate planning
  • Preparing and reviewing gift and estate tax returns
  • Representing individual and institutional fiduciaries and advising clients of their fiduciary duties, powers, and the interpretation of wills and trusts
  • Judicial and non-judicial modification of irrevocable trusts

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2011)
    • Degree: Taxation
  • American University Washington College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
    • General Practice Clinic
  • University of Iowa (B.S., with honors, 2007)
    • Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional and Civic Activities

  • KIND Legal Services, pro bono representation of children asylum seekers to the U.S.
  • Florida Bar (The Real Property, Probate and Trust Section) - Member
  • Collier County Bar Association (Member)
  • Junior League of Fort Lauderdale (Past Member)
  • Jack and Jill (Past Young Professionals Board Member)
  • Leadership Broward (Class of Thirty-Five)

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" (2021, 2022, 2023 Trusts and Estates)
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