William R. Lane , Jr. - Holland & Knight, LLP

William R. Lane , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

William R. Lane Jr. practices in the areas of trusts and estates, tax exempt organizations and family business succession planning. Mr. Lane is the North/Central Florida regional team leader for the firm’s Private Wealth Services Practice Group.

Mr. Lane works primarily in the areas of estate planning, family business succession planning, and resolution of disputes involving trusts, estates, their fiduciaries and beneficiaries. He served on the drafting committees for the Florida Trust Code, the Florida Power of Attorney Act and  the Florida Limited Liability Company (LLC) Act. He is frequently called upon to lecture on estate planning topics.

University of Alabama School of LawJ.D. 1980University of FloridaLL.M 1981
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) All Children's HospitalTax Council of Tampa Bay Council of the Community Foundation of Greater St. Petersburg American Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Office Location

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 4100
Tampa, FL 33602
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law of the Tampa Metro Area
William R. Lane, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Gift Planning, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Planning for Closely Held Businesses, Probate, Succession Planning, Tax, Trust Administration)