Stratton Smith, JD, LLM
Tampa Bay at Bayshore Drive

Stratton is admitted to practice in the State of Florida. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Florida College of Law and his Master of Laws in Taxation from Boston University School of Law.  Martindale-Hubbell® has rated Stratton since 2002 as "AV, " its highest rating (see Martindale-Hubbel for further information about attorney ratings).

 Professional & Community Contributions:

    • Lecturer, National Business Institute, Asset Protection in Florida
    • Lecturer, National Business Institute, Estate Planning with Retirement Plans
    • Lecturer, National Business Institute, Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida
    • Formerly Instructor in Estate Planning, University of South Florida, Lifelong Learning Division
    • Speaker on various legal topics: Downtown Rotary Club; Exchange Club of Tampa; Suncoast Estate Planning Council; Financial Planning Association of Tampa Annual Symposium; Paralegal Association of Florida, Tampa Chapter; Society of Financial Services Professionals - Tampa Bay Chapter; Business Transition Council of Tampa

Professional Affiliations:

    • Member of the Florida Bar
    • Admitted, United States Tax Court
    • Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
    • Member, Business Transition Council of Tampa


Articles of Interest

Stratton Smith has penned various articles of interest that provide insight into the various aspects of BusinessEstates, Will and Trusts, Living Together, Tax Matters, and Real Estate. Some are little known facts while others dispel certain Legal Myths that have popped up over the years