Brandan J. Pratt, J.D., CFP®

Brandan J. Pratt, J.D., CFP®

Mr. Pratt began his legal career working at a firm that focused on trust and estate litigation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has handled all aspects of litigation from drafting pleadings, attending hearings, taking depositions, attending trials, drafting appellate briefs and giving appellate argument. He has handled appeals in various District Courts of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Florida.

To increase his knowledge of financial matters, Mr. Pratt obtained a Certificate in Financial Planning from Florida State University and obtained the Certified Financial Planner® designation. Mr. Pratt continued to focus on trusts and estates when he moved his practice to Boca Raton, and expanded it to include both planning and administration.

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American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Trusts & Estates 2015

Mr. Pratt has significant experience outside of practicing law. He has served on the boards of various industry groups including the Broward County Bar Association YLS, the Palm Beach County Bar Association YLS, the Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, and the Society of Financial Service Professionals of Palm Beach County. He is also involved in the Broward County Estate Planning Council, the Boca Raton Estate Planning Counsel, and the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. In addition, he has taught college courses in criminal law, real property, contracts, and wills, trusts and estate administration to undergraduates at Keiser University.

Educational Background:
  • Marquette University Law School, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, 2004
  • Florida State University, Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning, 2008
  • University of Illinois, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 2001
Honors and Awards:
  • AVVO Rated 10.0/10.0 – Superb 2013-2017
  • Attorney at Law Magazine, Attorney to Watch in 2016
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2012 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2013 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2017 - Trust & Estate Litigation
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Trusts & Estates 2015
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Trusts & Estates 2016
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Trusts & Estates 2017
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - Trusts & Estates, The National Advocates, 2015
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - Trusts & Estates, The National Advocates, 2016
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - Trusts & Estates, The National Advocates, 2017
  • Moot Court Champion, Marquette University Law School
  • CALI Award - Creditor Debtor Law, Marquette University Law School
  • CALI Award - Legal Writing, Marquette University Law School
  • CALI Award - Legal Research, Marquette University Law School
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Wisconsin Bar
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Florida Notary Public
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Federal District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States Tax Court
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals' Palm Beach County Chapter. 2012-2013.
  • Director of the Financial Planning Association's Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter. 2011- 2012
  • President of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. 2013-2014
  • Vice President of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. 2012-2013
  • Attorney-Trust Officer Liaison Conference Planning Committee. 2009 - 2013
  • Member of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association Probate Committee. 2008 - Present
  • Member of the Estate Planning Counsel of Broward County. 2008 - Present
  • Member of the Estate Planning Counsel of Boca Raton. 2013 - Present
  • Director of the Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. 2005-2008
  • The Florida Bar Trust, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Trust & Estate Litigation Committee, 2006-Present. Member of sub-committee drafting/modifying statutes on burden of proof in trust contests. 2011-201
Scholarly Lectures and Writings:
  • Speaker: "Dealing with Clients Experiencing Diminished Capacity, Part 2" Society of Financial Service Professionals of Palm Beach County, Boca Raton, January 31, 2013.
  • Speaker: "You gotta know the rules if you wanna play the game"Florida Paralegal Association, Boca Raton, August 11, 2011.
  • Speaker: "Dealing with Elderly Clients, Incapacity Warning Signs, Causes, and Progression - Legally What Can You Do?" Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Florida, April 27, 2012.
  • Speaker: "Dealing with Clients Experiencing Diminished Capacity" Society of Financial Service Professionals of Palm Beach County, Delray Beach, January 19, 2012.
  • Speaker: "The Nuts and Bolts of Contested Guardianships" The Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference, Naples, June 23, 2012.
Verdicts and Settlements:
  • Schilling v. Herrera, 952 So. 2d 1231 (Fla. 3d DCA 2007); Schilling v. Herrera, 962 So. 2d 337 (Fla. 2007).
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Study Abroad: Sydney Australia, Barcelona Spain, Innsbruck Austria.
  • Adjunct Instructor in Wills, Trusts & Estates, Contracts, Criminal Law and Real Property at Keiser University. 2006-2007.

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