Attorney ProfileShane Kelley
Shane Kelley, a member of Kelley and Kelley, P.L., concentrates his practice in probate, trust and guardianship administration and litigation, and estate planning.
Mr. Kelley is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer. He is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, served as the Chair of the Trust Law Committee and the Homestead Issues Study Committee and was also a past Chair of Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar. He is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estates Counsel, a prestigious national organization of recognized experts in the field of estate planning and probate law, and currently serves as the State Chair for Florida. Mr. Kelley is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator and mediates trust, estate and guardianship disputes.
Mr. Kelley graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993. He earned his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1995 and earned an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida, College of Law – Graduate Tax Program in 1999.
“The Effect of Section 684 on the Death of the Grantor of a Foreign Grantor Trust,” Journal of Asset Protection, Volume 4, Number 4, March/April 1999, Pg. 23. Article subsequently reviewed in the Summer 1999 issue of Conspectus Current at pg. 24 – 27, which stated that, “This article is critical for all advisors who practice in the asset protection arena and who counsel clients regarding foreign trusts.”
Chapter 4 “Functions of Lawyers And Personal Representatives” of the Florida Bar Publication, Practice Under Florida Probate Code, 6th Edition.
Chapter 1 “Procedural Considerations” of the Florida Bar Publication, Litigation Under Florida Probate Code, 8th Edition.
Member of the Probate Rules Committee of The Florida Bar, 2001 to 2010; Chair 2005-2006
Member of the Probate Law and Procedure Committee, 2006 to present, Vice Chair 2008-2009
Member Trust Law Committee 2009 to present, Chair 2010 to 2014
Member of the Homestead Issues Study Committee 2011 to present, Chair 2011 to 2017
Member of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee, July 2001 to present
Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar since 1996
Frequent lecturer for the Florida Bar and ACTEC on trust and estate topics.
HONORS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, current State Chair for Florida.
Listed in Best Lawyers in America
Selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine
Selected for Florida Trend’s Legal Elite