Miranda M. Weiss, Associate

Biography

Miranda Weiss is a member of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on estate planning; estate and trust administration; and estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning.

Miranda's experience includes:

  • Drafting wills, revocable trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and irrevocable inter vivos trusts
  • Advising and assisting clients with probate avoidance, creditor protection, gifting, and tax efficient distribution of assets
  • Researching and analyzing complex tax and estate planning issues, such as generation-skipping transfer tax issues, special needs trust planning, and charitable gifting
  • Administration of estates and trusts
  • Consultation regarding the transfer of closely held entity interests
  • Preparation of and review of federal estate (and generation-skipping transfer) tax returns, gift tax returns, and income tax returns for estate and trusts
  • Preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Florida (LL.M., 2017)
    • Master of Laws in Taxation
    • Research Assistant for Professor Dennis A. Calfee
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Florida Law Review (Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Research Editor, Accomplished Research Award Recipient, and Book Award Recipient)
    • Book Award Recipient in Estates & Trusts
    • Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy Teaching Assistant
  • University of Florida (B.S., summa cum laude, 2013)
    • Major: Public Relations

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Florida Bar, member
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, member
    • Tax Section, member
    • Young Lawyers Section, member
  • Collier County Women's Bar Association, board member
  • Boys and Girls Club of Collier County Friends Circle, member
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, member
  • Collier County Bar Association, member
    • Trusts and Estates Section, member
    • Young Lawyers Section, member

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch," Trusts and Estates, 2022
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