ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman attorney Daniel B. Harris was recently appointed as a board member of Central Florida Hillel.  Harris has been an active supporter of Central Florida Hillel, and he currently chairs the Governance Committee in addition to being a member of the Event Committee.  In 2001 the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando established Central Florida Hillel to serve Jewish college students and in 2013 they opened a state-of-the-art building just off of campus at the University of Central Florida. NorthView, the 600,000 square foot facility, was designed to not only house Hillel, but also serve as a 600 bed residence hall, and includes 20,000 square feet of program space for the Catholic Campus Ministry. The University of Central Florida has the third largest Jewish student population outside of the state of Israel.

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, Dan 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.  Dan 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, environmental law and mediation.