Jacqueline Johnson, Associate


Jacqueline Johnson is a member of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group and holds a master's degree in taxation. She focuses her practice on estate planning, tax planning, and estate and trust administration for high-net-worth individuals and families.

Representative Experience

  • Consultation with individuals on wealth preservation techniques
  • Drafting estate planning documents, such as wills, trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, supplemental needs trusts, irrevocable intervivos trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts and firearms trusts
  • Counseling clients in the transfer of closely held business interests
  • Advising and assisting clients in the formation and running of private family foundations and other sophisticated charitable planning techniques
  • Preparing and reviewing gift and estate tax returns
  • Representation of individual and institutional fiduciaries and advising clients of their fiduciary duties, powers, and the interpretation of wills and trusts
  • Guiding clients through the probate process and the administration of 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

  • 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, Trusts and Estates)