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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Florida, Levin College of Law
      LL.M. in Taxation, 2017
    • University of Florida, Levin College of Law
      J.D., 2013
    • Florida State University
      B.S., cum laude, in accounting, 2010
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Florida
  • CLERKSHIP+

Matt Livesay practices in the areas of estate planning, taxation, business law and matters involving the administration of trusts and estates.

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Matt Livesay practices in the areas of estate planning, taxation, business law and matters involving the administration of trusts and estates.

Prior to joining the firm, Matt practiced in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning and matters involving the administration of trusts and estates for high net worth individuals and families.

Matt’s background, including his advanced LL.M degree in taxation and his early career in a tax specialty group of a Big 4 accounting firm, has shaped his holistic approach to estate planning, providing clients with a more integrated understanding of the issues affecting their succession plans.

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Publications
  • "Tax Law Confidential, Part II: Navigating the Labyrinth of Exceptions to the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine," Florida Tax Section Bulletin, Volume XXXV, Spring 2018
  • "Is Your Business a Hobby? Do not let the IRS Decide," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, Nov.-Dec. Edition, Vol. 28, No.2
  • "Tax Law Confidential: Do the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine Protect Tax Advice?" Florida Tax Section Bulletin, Volume XXIV, Spring 2017
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, "What you Need to Know when it is Time to Take Care of your Parents," Tampa Bay Paralegal Association Fall Seminar (November 3, 2017)
  • Presenter, "Ethical Issues in Tax Law: The Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine and Kovel," Florida Bar - Tax Section (March 22, 2017)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar (Tax, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections)
  • The American Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Member

Education

  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law
    LL.M. in Taxation, 2017
  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law
    J.D., 2013
  • Florida State University
    B.S., cum laude, in accounting, 2010

Admissions

  • Florida
Publications
  • "Tax Law Confidential, Part II: Navigating the Labyrinth of Exceptions to the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine," Florida Tax Section Bulletin, Volume XXXV, Spring 2018
  • "Is Your Business a Hobby? Do not let the IRS Decide," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, Nov.-Dec. Edition, Vol. 28, No.2
  • "Tax Law Confidential: Do the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine Protect Tax Advice?" Florida Tax Section Bulletin, Volume XXIV, Spring 2017
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, "What you Need to Know when it is Time to Take Care of your Parents," Tampa Bay Paralegal Association Fall Seminar (November 3, 2017)
  • Presenter, "Ethical Issues in Tax Law: The Attorney-Client Privilege, Work Product Doctrine and Kovel," Florida Bar - Tax Section (March 22, 2017)
  • The Florida Bar (Tax, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections)
  • The American Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Member