Jason Havens - Holland & Knight LLP

Jason Havens
Holland & Knight LLP
50 N Laura St Ste 3900
Jacksonville, FL 32202


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Jason Havens
Holland & Knight LLP

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Jason E. Havens is Senior Counsel at Holland & Knight LLP, practicing in its Jacksonville (also serving Ponte Vedra Beach) and Tallahassee (also serving Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, and Rosemary Beach) locations. He specializes in complex estate and charitable gift planning (domestic and international), probate/trust administration, wills and trusts, and probate/trust litigation for affluent individuals and families and on behalf of charitable organizations. He also routinely advises business organizations regarding their legal structure, tax issues, and succession planning. He is admitted to practice law in Florida and Tennessee.

Mr. Havens received his LL.M. in International Taxation from Regent University, his LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami, his J.D. from the University of Tennessee, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Lipscomb University.

He is an active member of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association (ABA), and other professional organizations. He regularly publishes articles and commentary on business, estate, and tax planning in national and local publications including Probate & Property (ABA), the Journal of Practical Estate Planning, Family Foundation Advisor, Planned Giving Design Center, and the Journal of Accountancy. Mr. Havens has also lectured at various programs on business, estate, and tax planning, including the 37th annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.

Mr. Havens is a Board Certified Specialist (B.C.S.) in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law (The Florida Bar). He is also a board certified Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) (Tennessee Commission on CLE and Specialization). He is AV rated (“Preeminent”) by Martindale-Hubbell. Based on his leadership in the legal profession, he was appointed as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In 2012 Mr. Havens was appointed as a director of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils' Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc.; he was elected president in 2014.


50 North Laura Street, Suite 3900, Jacksonville FL 32202
 | Phone 904.798.5489 | Fax 904.358.1872

315 South Calhoun Street, Suite 600, Tallahassee FL 32301
 | Phone 850.425.5655 | Fax 850.224.8832