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Attorneys

Michael J. Ivan, Jr., Esq.

Mike is an AV Preeminent rated and Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer.  He has been recognized by his peers as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite and has received numerous Florida Super Lawyer Awards.  Mike is a member of the Florida Bar, the Jacksonville Bar Association, and the U.S. Tax Court.  He is also member of the Tax Law and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections of the Florida Bar.  

 

Mike earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Florida College of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law.  He graduated cum laude from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in accounting.  Mike has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law and he is a frequent lecturer on tax, estate planning, wealth preservation and business planning topics to attorneys, accountants, physicians, and financial advisors.  Mike is a tax specialist and concentrates his practice on Estate and Tax Planning, Probate, Wealth Preservation and Business Succession Planning for high net-worth individuals, owners of closely-held businesses, and for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.


Mike can be reached at mike@ivanlawgroup.com

Robert Daugustinis, Esq.

Rob's expertise focuses primarily on Estate and Tax Planning for high net-worth individuals, Real Estate, Trust Administration, Wealth Preservation and Business law.  He is a member of the Florida Bar Association, and the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.  Rob attended Stetson University, where he earned a degree in Psychology and a minor in Business Law.  Following his undergraduate studies, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law. 


Rob can be reached at rob@ivanlawgroup.com

Clayton T. Miller, Esq.

Clayton began his undergraduate studies at Florida State University, ultimately receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Economics from the University of North Florida.  His main practice areas include Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Probate and Trust Litigation, and Elder Law. He is admitted to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Clayton earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law.


Clayton can be reached at clayton@ivanlawgroup.com

Andrew M. Woods, Esq.

Andy has been recognized by his peers as a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star and a graduate of the American College of Trusts and Estates Council - Florida Fellows Institute.  He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Ohio Bar and the U.S. Tax Court.  Andy earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Denver College of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver College of Law.  He graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics.  He is the past Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section of the Collier County Bar Association.  Andy focuses his practice in the areas of Tax and Estate Planning, Small Business Representation and Business Succession Planning. 


Andy can be reached at andy@ivanlawgroup.com

Brian G. Sherman, Esq.

Brian earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law and is currently enrolled in the LL.M. Taxation program at Washington University of St. Louis. He graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Brian is a member of the Florida Bar and the Jacksonville Bar. His main practice areas include Tax Litigation, Estate and Tax Planning, Probate, and Small Business Representation.


Brian can be reached at brian@ivanlawgroup.com

Michael P. Tyson, Esq.

 Michael graduated from Florida State University with a B.A. in History and a Minor in Philosophy, and from Stetson Law School with a Juris Doctor degree. He attended the Graduate Tax Program at Boston University, receiving his LL.M. in Taxation.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Tax Court.  Michael has tried numerous cases in US Tax Court, Federal Court, and State Court representing clients dealing with Internal Revenue Service tax controversy matters. He is also an experienced negotiator for offers in compromise, installment payment agreements, penalty abatement, and release of federal tax liens and levies.  Michael is of-counsel with the firm.


Michael can be reached at tyson@ivanlawgroup.com

Business/Family Succession Coach

Douglas C. Wilder

Doug is one of Jacksonville’s leading business coaches and is an invaluable resource to our firm and our clientele. He is president and founder of Wilder Business Success, Inc. and has worked with over six hundred clients since 1993.  Doug is a certified facilitator for the Stephen Covey 7 Habits program. He was the Small Business Leader of the Year (SBLY) for the Jacksonville Downtown Council in 2002 and is the official coach for the SBLY JAX Chamber of Commerce.  As a small business owner himself, Doug understands leading owners and managers both personally and organizationally to create more effective leadership, enhance employee engagement and clarify strategy. This same skill set is equally applicable to families as well as business. 


Doug is a non-attorney consultant and can be reached at doug@ivanlawgroup.com

Paralegals

Margaret C. Costa

Margaret can be reached at margaret@ivanlawgroup.com

Amanda C. Lundy

Amanda can be reached at amanda@ivanlawgroup.com

Annette C. Likens

Annette can be reached at annette@ivanlawgroup.com 

Administrative Assistants

Jessica Marsicano

Jessica can be reached at jessica@ivanlawgroup.com

Laura L. Belanger

Laura can be reached at laura@ivanlawgroup.com

Lars Ranneklev

Lars can be reached at lars@ivanlawgroup.com