Instructor Biography

Thomas C Shaw

Thomas C Shaw

Attorney at Law
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About The Instructor

Thom Shaw is a seasoned attorney with over 30 years of experience practicing in the areas of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, corporate and business law, probate and trust administration, and general real estate.  He is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law, and holds the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV-Preeminent.

Thom was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986.  From 1998 to 2005, Thom served as General Counsel to an estate and financial planning company, and assisted the attorneys for the firm’s clients implement the sophisticated estate planning techniques recommended to them.  He is a member of the Taxation Section and the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.  Thom is a member of the Central Florida Estate Planning Council and currently serves as Secretary on its Board of Directors.

Thom received a Juris Doctor Degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985.  He served as an intern in the Natural Resources Policy Unit of the Governor's Office in Tallahassee, Florida, between his law school and undergraduate studies.  Thom received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, with honors, with minors in business, chemistry, and biology from Oral Roberts University in 1982.

Thom has lectured on estate planning topics in various venues, including National Business Institute, Volusia/Flagler Medical and Dental Society, New Covenant Church in Winter Springs, Florida, First Baptist Church in Windermere, Florida, and Columbia College in Orlando, Florida.
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