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Robert B. Judd is a shareholder whose practice encompasses estate and healthcare planning, the administration of complex estates and trusts, probate, trust, and fiduciary-related litigation, mediation, and tax-exempt organizations.

Originally from upstate New York, Robert has been a resident of Fort Lauderdale since 1985. He has earned an AV Preeminent rating as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell, has been designated in “Best Lawyers in America” for several years in the areas of trusts and estates, and is recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer.

Robert is active in the community and has previously served, or currently serves, on the Boards of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation, the Community Foundation of Broward, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Salah Foundation, and the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation. In addition, Robert provides legal advice to a variety of charities, organizations, and foundations.

Awards and Recognition

  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rated as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recipient, Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation, Trust and Estates, 2006 – Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2019 – Present “Lawyer of the Year” – Litigation / Trust and Estates

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Broward County Estate Planning Council
  • Broward County Planned Giving Council

News and Publications

  •  25th Annual Planned Giving Council Symposium
  • “Understanding What Drives Individuals to Philanthropy” Presentation
  • Florida Grand Opera Estate Planning Seminar
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts Foundation Estate Planning Seminar
  • “The Charitable Gift Gone Wrong: Charitable Litigation” Presentation
  • “Estate Planning Issues for the Non-Traditional Family” Seminar
  • 15th Annual Planned Giving Council Symposium
  • “Charities: Keeping Your Seat at the Table by Knowing and Exercising Your Rights” Presentation

Civic & Community Involvement

  • Salah Foundation, Trustee, 2016-2018
  • Community Foundation of Broward, Board of Directors, 2004-2010
  • Josephine S. Leiser Charitable Foundation, Inc., President 2004 – Present
  • Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc., Board Member, 2003-2018
  • Florida Council on Arts and Culture, Member, 2010-2018