David J. Akins - Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A.

David J. Akins

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

David Akins is a shareholder in Dean Mead’s Orlando office. He provides representation in the area of personal wealth planning, with an emphasis on gift planning, charitable planning, estate planning, probate, and the administration of estates and trusts. A significant portion of his practice is related to planning for family-owned and closely held businesses.  He represents taxpayers in gift, estate and GST tax controversies with the IRS.  Mr. Akins also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in disputes involving estates and trusts.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration

·         Business Succession Planning

·         Charitable Planning

·         Estate and Wealth Preservation Planning

·         Gift and Estate Tax

·         Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts

·         Probate and Trust Administration and Disputes

University of FloridaBA 1977University of FloridaJ.D. 1984Emory University
American College of Trust and Estate CounselThe Florida BarCentral Florida Estate Planning CouncilOrange County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican Institute of CPAsFlorida Institute of CPAsCentral Florida Gator ClubUniversity of Florida Alumni Association

Office Location

420 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 700
Orlando, FL 32801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Orlando Metro Area
David J. Akins has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates

Other Information

Gender: Male