ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman attorney Daniel B. Harris was recently elected as Vice-Chair of the Central Florida Hillel, Inc., effective July 2019 for a one-year term. Harris has been an active supporter and leader of Central Florida Hillel. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee and chairs the Governance, Nominations and Human Resources Committees.
In 2001 the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando established Central Florida Hillel to serve Jewish college students. Central Florida Hillel is the center for Jewish life on campus and the home to Jewish young adults aged 18-29 in Central Florida. Serving the Jewish students at the University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Barry College of Law, by offering programmatic opportunities that connect students to each other, to their schools, and to the greater Jewish community.
Harris practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, and tax law, representing clients in probate matters, including complex tax planning. He is a former legal assistant with the Eighth Judicial Circuit’s Probate Division in Gainesville, Florida, with detailed estate planning knowledge from the perspective of judicial proceedings. In addition, his experience includes representing clients in connection with creating and maintaining specifically tailored estate plans, various corporate matters related to closely held entities, probate and trust litigation, as well as tax controversy cases before the Internal Revenue Service and the Florida Department of Revenue.
A law graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, he holds an Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate, and the Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate. He also holds an advanced law degree, LL.M. in Taxation, from the University of Miami School of Law. Harris has authored articles on taxation, published by The Florida Bar, and he has served as a judge at the National Tax Moot Court competition sponsored by The Florida Bar Tax Section.
ShuffieldLowman’s four offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Port Orange. The firm is a 40 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation. Specific areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy – Federal and State, non-profit organization law, banking and finance, land use and government law, commercial and civil litigation, fiduciary litigation, construction law, association law, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, labor and employment, and mediation.