Robert James Kline - Quarles & Brady LLP

Robert James Kline

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 813-384-6710

Robert “Bob” Kline is a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. His practice focuses on estate planning, probate, taxation, probate litigation, trust litigation, beneficiary litigation, and fiduciary liability including the representation of trustees, personal representatives, executors, and other fiduciaries. He also represents a broad range of charitable foundations and other 501(c)(3) organizations. Mr. Kline is also certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court, and serves as a mediator in trust and estate cases upon request. He practiced with the law firm of Holland and Knight LLP for 17 years prior to joining the firm, and had previously served as Managing Director and Senior Trust Officer for a national trust company.

Mr. Kline has held federal and state securities licenses including series 7, 66, 24 (general securities principal) and a Florida Department of Financial Services license to transact in Life, Health, and Variable Annuity policies.

Michigan State UniversityBA Georgetown University Law Center LL.M Thomas M. Cooley Law School J.D.
American Bar AssociationHillsborough County Bar Association Greater Tampa Unit of the American Cancer Society Operating Board

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District Florida 
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • U.S. Tax Court 
  • Florida State Courts 

Office Location

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 3400
Tampa, FL 33602-1621
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates (Trust Administration)