Nelson C. Keshen

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Miami, FL

Nelson C. Keshen, P.A.
 | 9155 S. Dadeland Boulevard, Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-517-3577
Fax: 305-670-6203
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Principal attorney and founder of Nelson C. Keshen, Nelson C. Keshen represents people in Miami, Florida, in legal issues of real estate, business law, guardianships, estate planning, and probate and trust administration. With almost five decades of experience, he has the versatility, the experience and the knowledge needed to represent the people of Miami efficiently and affordably.

    Mr. Keshen graduated from Cornell University with his Bachelor of Arts before attending Boston University School of Law. After obtaining his Juris Doctor, he graduated from New York University School of Law with a Master of Laws in taxation. Working to pass along his legacy and the valuable insight he has gained, he also mentored graduate students in the Master of Laws Estate Tax Program at the University of Miami School of Law.

    Admitted to practice in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Florida, Mr. Keshen is also admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court. He is a member of the following organizations: the American Bar Association; the Massachusetts Bar Association; the Florida Bar Association; the New Jersey Bar Association. He has also served several terms as a member of the Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee and as a member of the executive counsel of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.

    Throughout his career, Mr. Keshen has been a valuable asset to many clients along with other professional organizations. Many have benefited from his ability to sort through tax implications that apply to sizable assets, navigate probate, plan for an estate and establish a trust. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been written about in Forbes Magazine.

    * 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
    • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Real Estate
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


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    Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2020

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    About Nelson Keshen

    Admitted: 1972, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Zeta Beta Tau

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey, 1971
    • The Florida Bar, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
    • Massachusetts, 1968
    • The Florida Bar, Member, Probate Rules Committee
    • New Jersey State, Member
    • Florida, 1972
    • U.S. Federal Court, 1968
    • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
    • Corporate Fiduciaries Committee of Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mentor to Graduate Students for the University of Miami LLM Estate Tax Program

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1964
    • LLM Taxation, New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1971
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    Office Location for Nelson C. Keshen

    9155 S. Dadeland Boulevard
    Miami, FL 33156

    Phone: 305-517-3577

    Fax: 305-670-6203

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    Last Updated: 4/29/2020

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