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About Lee-ford Tritt

Education:
LL.M., in Taxation, New York University School of Law; J.D., New York University School of Law; B.A., University of the South
Teaching and Scholarship:
Wills, Trusts & Estates; Fiduciary Administration; Estate Planning; Property Succession; Probate; Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
Professional Activities:
University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2005 as Assistant Professor, Named as Director of the Center for Estate Planning, Director of the Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate Program, and the Associate Director for the Center on Children and Families in 2005; Promoted to Associate Professor in 2008; Promoted to Professor in 2011.
Private Practice: Davis Polk & Wardwell (New York, NY)(2000-2005); Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP (New York, NY)(1997-2000).
Admitted to Practice: Florida Bar, New York Bar, New Jersey Bar and California Bar.
Professional Affiliations: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, American Bar Association Section on Real Property Trust and Estate Law; Florida Bar Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; AALS Section on Donative Transfers; The Copyright Society of the USA.
Professor Tritt is a frequent lecturer across the country on various estate planning issues, including presentations for the ABA’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s annual meetings and the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. In addition, Professor Tritt has been interviewed by many newspapers, news shows and radio shows, including the New York Times, the BBC, NPR, the Associated Press, Slate Magazine, MSNBC, FOX News, Orlando Sentinel, Tampa Bay Times, Houston Chronicle, Pittsburg Tribune, Palm Beach Post, and the Gainesville Sun.
Honors:
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
College of Law Professor of the Year: 2008-2009; 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012; 2012-2013
University of Florida's Presidential Award for Excellence in Education: 2010
University of Florida's Impact Award: 2012
BALSA Outstanding Mentor of the Year: 2008; 2011

Positions

Present Associate Director, Center on Children and Families, University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Present Director, Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate Program, University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Present Director, Center for Estate Planning, University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Present Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611
Email:
Tritt@law.ufl.edu
Phone:
352.273.0952
Fax:
352.392.3005

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