Alan S. Gassman is the founder of the Clearwater, Florida law firm of Gassman, Crotty and Denicolo, P.A., which focuses on the representation of high net worth families, physicians and business owners, and their companies in estate planning, taxation, and business and personal asset structuring. Mr Gassman is also the primary author and contributor to The Alan Gassman Channel on Interactive Legal, which is a web based resource for legal, tax and estate planning advisors, and is a Strategic Partner and Advisory Board Member of Interactive Legal, which is Michael Graham and Jonathan Blattmachr’s well respected national technical and legal drafting and advisory platform and organization for tax and estate planning lawyers. He is also on the Board of Advisors for the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, and co-developer of EstateView estate tax planning software, which was designed in cooperation with Professor Jerry Hesch to provide dynamic and easy to operate estate tax planning projections and illustrations for planners.
Mr. Gassman was the lead author on Bloomberg BNA's Estate Tax Planning in 2011 and 2012, Gassman and Markham on Florida and Federal Asset Protection Law, Florida Law for Tax, Business & Financial Planning Advisors, Eight Steps to a Proper Florida Trust and Estate Plan, A Practical Guide to Kickback & Self-Referral Laws for Florida Physicians, The Florida Power of Attorney & Incapacity Planning Guide, The Florida Advisor's Guide To Counseling Same Sex Couples, and a co-author of the recently published Legal Guide To NFA Firearms and Gun Trusts, among others.
Mr. Gassman is a frequent speaker for continuing education programs, and has published well over 200 peer reviewed articles with publications such as Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, Trusts and Estates Magazine, Estate Planning Magazine, The Florida Bar Journal, and Leimberg Estate Planning Network (LISI). He is also a past President of the Pinellas County Estate Planning Council and has co-chaired two annual Florida Bar programs for over fifteen years: Wealth Protection and Representing the Physician.
Mr. Gassman holds a law degree and a Masters of Law degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Florida, and a business degree from Rollins College. Mr. Gassman is board certified by the Florida Bar Association in Estate Planning and Trust Law, has the Accredited Estate Planner designation from the National Association of Estate Plann