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Randell C. Doane

Attorney Profile

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

Doane & Doane P.A.
2979 PGA Boulevard, Suite 201
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-656-0200
Fax: 561-622-0336
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

Randell C. Doane is a founding partner of Doane & Doane, P.A. Mr. Doane offers legal advice and representation to Florida residents in matters of estate planning, probate and taxation. Serving Palm Beach County, Florida, he also offers counsel on accounting and business planning.

Randell Doane earned his law degree from the Michigan State University College of Law and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Doane is also board certified in wills, trusts and estates by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

With over 35 years of experience, Randell Doane lectures nationally on tax and estate planning issues. He routinely provides continuing education for fellow attorneys on their own estate planning, and instructs professional associations in matters of accounting and financial planning.

Mr. Doane has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer and has also received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell in Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate and Taxation.

Additionally, Randell Doane is committed to serving his community, particularly serving organizations that focus on children in crisis. In recognition of his contribution, he was awarded the 1995 award for dedicated service from the Center for Abused Children.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010, 2015 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Randell C. Doane

First Admitted: 1975, Michigan

Professional Webpage:


  • Past President, Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants      
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in Tax Law and Estate Planning
  • Past President, Local chapter of the American Society of Life Underwriters
  • Center for Abused Children, Award for dedicated service, 1995
  • Received an Award from the Center for Abused Children for his dedicated service, 1995
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in the law of Wills, Trusts and Estates by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education  
  • Randell C. Doane holds a Post-Doctorate Degree in Tax Law from the University of Miami School of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author, "Legacy Incentive Trust", published in the Palm Beach Daily News, January 2007
  • Co-Author, "Planning for the Terminally Ill", published in the Palm Beach Daily News, January 6, 2008
  • Co-Author, "Advanced Planning for the Large Estate", published in the Palm Beach Daily News, January 8, 2006
  • Co-Author, "His, Hers and Theirs: Estate Planning for the Second Marriage", published in the Palm Beach Daily News, January 9, 2005
  • Co-Author, "Establishing Trusts For Children: A Few Practical Tips", published in the Palm Beach Daily News, January 11, 2004
  • Co-Author, "Amending Irrevocable Trusts", The Palm Beach Post    
  • Co-Author, Death & Taxes: "The Complete Guide to Family Inheritance Planning", Ohio University Press
  • Instructs in the areas of Accounting and Financial Planning for Professional Organizations throughout the Country

Educational Background

  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1969
  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 1981

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Supporter, Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of America

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, 2017
  • Member, American Society of Life Underwriters, Past President of the Local Chapter
  • Former Member, American Bar Association's Real Estate Tax Problems Committee
  • Member, Palm Beach Tax Institute
  • Past President, Palm Beach County Chapter  
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1990
  • Member, The Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, (Palm Beach Chapter Past President)
  • Michigan, 1975
  • Florida, 1981
  • Member,  East Coast Estate Planning Council

Representative Clients

  • High net worth individuals/couples; entrepreneurs and executives
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Office Location for Randell C. Doane

2979 PGA Boulevard
Suite 201
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-656-0200

Fax: 561-622-0336

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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