Jackson M. Bruce Jr. is a shareholder of Dunwody White & Landon, P.A.
Mr. Bruce received his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Harvard College and went on to obtain a Masters degree (MA in law with first class honors) from the University of Cambridge, England. Mr. Bruce then returned to Harvard Law School where he received his law degree (J.D., cum laude).
Mr. Bruce is a member of the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Trusts and Estates Acts and was an advisor to the Restatements of Property 2nd and 3rd, Donative Transfers. He is also a member of the American Law Institute and the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and a past member of its executive council. Mr. Bruce has lectured and written on probate, trust and related tax matters at American Bar Association national institutes, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel seminars, the University of Miami Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Florida Bar Attorney- Trust Officer Liaison Conferences, Southwestern Legal Foundation, USC Tax Institute, UCLA Estate Planning Institute, Tulane Tax Institute and Georgetown Advance Estate Planning Institute. He is currently a Fellow, and served as the president, of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Mr. Bruce’s also served as chairman of the American Bar Association’s Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, and as chairman of the National Conference of Lawyers and Corporate Fiduciaries.
Mr. Bruce concentrates his practice in planning, administration and litigation involving wills, trusts, estates, and related taxation, and is a practicing member of the Florida and Wisconsin bar associations.
Mr. Bruce has the distinction of being listed in The Super Lawyers and also in The Best Lawyers in America, the latter for every year of its 20 years of publication (Woodward/White, 10th Edition). Based in the Naples office, Mr. Bruce also serves clients in the firm’s offices in Palm Beach and Coral Gables.