Alex Espenkotter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Heller Espenkotter, PLLC
 | 2701 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 301
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 3057773765
Fax: 305-448-4155
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Tax: Business (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a managing partner of the Heller Espenkotter PLLC law firm in Coral Gables, Florida, attorney Alex Espenkotter focuses his practice on helping individuals, families and business owners protect themselves, their families and their most important investments and assets for the future.

Serving clients throughout the Miami metro region and Miami-Dade County, as well as across the globe, Mr. Espenkotter uses his 19 years of legal experience to deliver the highest level of legal service possible to those with legal needs related to any of the following:

  • Estate planning
  • Minimizing federal transfer taxes
  • Estate, trust and guardianship administration and litigation
  • Asset protection and wealth preservation
  • Business succession and transactions
  • Fiduciary representation
  • International estate and income tax planning
  • Charitable trusts and foundations
  • Pre-immigration planning
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

A 1993 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Espenkotter attended the University of Miami School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1997 and his Master of Laws in estate planning in 1998. Certified by The Florida Bar as a wills, trusts and estates specialist, Mr. Espenkotter has the education and experience necessary to handle the demands of any client's case regardless of the complexities or challenges involved.

Dedicated to educating others, Mr. Espenkotter routinely delivers lectures and conducts seminars for attorneys, accountants and other financial professionals on topics related to estate planning, business planning and asset protection. As an accomplished author, he has published numerous articles on estate planning and written chapters for The Florida Bar publication Administration of Trusts in Florida, a reference guide used by estate planning attorneys throughout the state, as well as other similar legal manuals.

In recognition for his service, professionalism and high ethical standards, Mr. Espenkotter has received several awards and honors throughout his career, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Tax
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law, Will Contests


Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Alex Espenkotter

Admitted: 1997, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in South Florida
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • “Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney” by the Super Lawyers publication
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated Martindale Hubbell **  

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Wills, Trusts & Estates, The Florida Bar

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A., 1993
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Office Location for Alex Espenkotter

2701 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Suite 301
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 3057773765

Fax: 305-448-4155

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Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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