Hamden H. Baskin, III

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Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Clearwater, FL

Baskin & Eisel, P.A.
 | 14020 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 808
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: 727-572-4545
Fax: 727-572-4646
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

When issues arise regarding an estate, they can make an already difficult time all the more challenging for families. A partner at BaskinFleece, Hamden H. Baskin, III, focuses his practice on estate, fiduciary and guardianship litigation. He provides dedicated legal representation to clients throughout Clearwater, Florida. Mr. Baskin has experience dealing with a range of cases including those involving improper execution, undue influence, lack of capacity and insane delusions. He has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Baskin understands the importance of estate planning and the responsibility people place on their estate administrators and fiduciaries. He has achieved successful outcomes on behalf of clients in both defending and prosecuting breach of fiduciary duties cases. Mr. Baskin guides clients through the complexities of the probate process and handles trust administration issues. It is his goal to effectively and efficiently resolve his clients' legal issues, whether through mediation and settlement or through litigation if necessary. Mr. Baskin aids clients in developing estate plans that fit their needs; these may include drawing up wills and setting up trusts.

In 1976, Mr. Baskin earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Florida State University before going on to earn a Master of Science in criminology from the same institution. He received a Juris Doctor in 1983, from the Oklahoma City University School of Law, graduating with honors. Mr. Baskin also earned a Master of Laws in taxation from the University of Florida.

Beyond the courtroom, Mr. Baskin is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Association for Justice, the Clearwater Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the Oklahoma Bar Association and the St. Petersburg Bar Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019

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About Hamden Baskin, III

Admitted: 1984, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://baskineisel.com/team/hamden-h-baskin-iii/

Honors/Awards:

  • Alumni of the Year, Oklahoma City University Law School, 2013
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) as a Fellow
  • AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Dean's Executive Council, for the Oklahoma City University Law School
  • Florida Bar Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
  • Chairman, Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Florida
  • Oklahoma

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the Rotary Club of Clearwater
  • Former Chairman of the Board and Current Trustee of Directions for Mental Health, Clearwater, Florida
  • Board of Trustees for John Hopkins, All Children’s Hospital

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, M.S. in Criminology, 1979
  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1985
  • Florida State University, B.S., 1976
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Office Location for Hamden H. Baskin, III

14020 Roosevelt Blvd.
Suite 808
Clearwater, FL 33762

Phone: 727-572-4545

Fax: 727-572-4646

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Last Updated: 8/27/2019

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