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Michael S. Singer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun LLP
3825 PGA Boulevard, Suite 701
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-855-0226
Fax: 561-626-4742
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (40%), Health Care (40%), Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael S. Singer is the managing partner of Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Mr. Singer has a practice involving estate planning, asset protection, business transactions, corporate law, federal tax controversies, health care law, probate, tax law and trust, estate and guardianship litigation. He serves clients throughout Florida.

Mr. Singer has been licensed to practice law since 1988 and has more than 30 years of experience. He has litigation and mediation experience and has published numerous articles on estate planning, asset protection and taxation matters. His articles have appeared in publications, including the Estate Tax Planning Advisor, the Asset Protection Law Journal, the Palm Beach County Medical Society Journal and the Florida Bar Journal.

Mr. Singer has received recognition for his legal accomplishments, including being listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” and being named one of the “top attorneys in Florida” by Miami magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He was also listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who.

Mr. Singer is very involved with The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association. He belongs to the health care, probate and trust law, real property and tax sections of The Florida Bar and is a former co-chair of the tax section’s tax procedures division.

Mr. Singer belongs to the physician group and the medical malpractice and physician practice group task force of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the litigation, ethics and malpractice group of the American Bar Association as well as the real property, trust and estate law section and the probate and fiduciary committee.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 40%Health Care
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Health & Health Care Law


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

About Michael S. Singer

First Admitted: 1988, Florida

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Mediator


  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • Top Lawyers in South Florida
  • Top Attorneys in Florida, The Wall Street Journal and Miami Magazine
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Florida, as selected by Super Lawyers Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who
  • Florida Super Lawyer as selected by Super Lawyers Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association, Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Committee
  • The Florida Bar, Past Co-Chair, Tax Procedures Division of the Tax Section
  • The Florida Bar, Probate Law and Procedure Committee of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Ethics and Malpractice Group
  • The Florida Bar, Tax, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Health Care
  • The Florida Bar, Probate and Trust Litigation Committee of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Florida Bar, 1988  
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • The Florida Bar, Asset Protection Committee of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member: Physician Group; Medical Malpractice and Physician Practice Group Task Force

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • The Florida Digital Assets Act – Ethical Issues in Representing Spouses in the Brave New Digital World, ActionLine, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Winter 2017
  • Asset Protection in Florida, The Florida Bar, “Editions One through Four” (current) – Author – Tenancies by the Entireties
  • Representing Physicians Handbook, Author/Editor
  • Trends in Risk Management of Asset Protection, March 2005
  • How Safe is the Tenancy by the Entirety?, On Call Magazine, February-March 2004
  • Licensure Issues in Going Bare, On Call Magazine, 2003
  • Almost Everything You Want to Know About Saving for College (Co-Author)Estate Tax Planning Advisor, in two consecutive issues, June-July 2002, Volume 1, Issues 5 and 6
  • Can the Small Business Owner Survive Patterson?Journal of Asset Protection, Volume 5, Number 5, May-June 2000
  • Asset Protection Strategies, On Call Magazine, October 1998
  • Are Qualified Plans Exempt in Bankruptcy? Patterson and Its Aftermath Part 1 | Part 2 Journal of Asset Protection, Part 1 in July-August 1997, Part 2 in September-October 1997
  • Fighting the Statute of Limitations-Is There Hope?Florida Bar Journal Volume LXVI, Number 10, November 1992
  • Can Physicians Protect their Assets?, On Call Magazine, December 1991

Educational Background

  • Tulane University, B.A., 1984
  • University of Florida, LL.M., 1988
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Office Location for Michael S. Singer

3825 PGA Boulevard
Suite 701
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-855-0226

Fax: 561-626-4742

Last Updated: 12/16/2020

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