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Matthew B. Mayper

Matthew B. Mayper

Shareholder & Past President
Sarasota, Florida

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified as a Specialist in Tax Law, The Florida Bar
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • LL.M. - 1993
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • M.Acc., Master of Accounting - 1986
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017 - 2020 Best Lawyers® in America

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Elder Law Section
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Past Chair
  • The Florida Bar, Tax Law Section
  • Florida State Guardianship Association, Inc., Past President and Former Director
  • Tidewell Hospice, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees
  • Pines of Sarasota Foundation, Former Member, Board of Trustees
  • Key Chorale, Inc., Former Member, Board of Trustees

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