Gary L. Rudolf, of counsel, brings more than 30 years of experience to the Kopelowitz Ostrow law firm in the areas of estate planning, guardianship, probate law, trust administration and probate litigation, and provides expert counsel in matters relating to partnership law, corporate law, estate and gift taxation, charitable trusts and foundations.
Mr. Rudolf is frequently called upon by his peers in the legal community to contribute his expertise in specialized legal matters. He has been a featured speaker at the Probate and Trust Law Section Seminar sponsored by the Broward County Bar Association, and has been active in the Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee and Trust Litigation Committee.
Mr. Rudolf earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Bard College, New York, and graduated with distinction from The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, where he earned his Juris Doctor and served as a contributing editor of its law review publication. He is a member of the Florida and Illinois bars, and is Florida Bar Board Certified in the areas of Wills, Trusts and Estates (since 1986).
He has been named a Florida Super and maintains a 5.0 AV “Preeminent” rating indicating the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Rudolf is past president of the Estate Planning Council of Broward County, Inc., and past chairman of the Probate Committee of the Broward County Bar Association. He is also a member of various charitable groups, including the Broward Sheriff’s Advisory Committee.
Mr. Rudolf’s expertise in the estate and trust area has focused on sophisticated estate planning techniques as well as fiduciary obligations. He has extensive experience representing trustees, both individuals and corporate, and in counseling parties on such matters.