John J. Grundhauser

John J. Grundhauser

Dunwody White & Landon, P.A.

Recognized since 2007

Coral Gables, Florida

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates

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John J. Grundhauser is a shareholder of Dunwody White & Landon, P.A.

Mr. Grundhauser graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, and also served on the University of Miami Law Review as an Associate Editor for two years. John received his undergraduate degree from Lindenwood University with a double major in mathematics and communication arts.

John is a member of the American Bar Association: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Taxation and Law Practice Management sections, The Florida Bar: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Tax Sections, Dade County Bar Association, the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami, and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. In addition, John served as the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Miami Foundation (formerly the Dade Community Foundation). He also served two years as Chairman of the Program Committee of the same organization. John is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired and a past Elder of Miami Shores Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Grundhauser focuses is practice on estate planning; estate and trust administration; gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer (“GST”) taxation; and income taxation of trusts and estates.

John is recognized for his trusts and estates expertise in “The Best Lawyers in America”, Naifeh and Smith (2007-2015). John has also been recognized as one of South Florida’s top lawyers in the “South Florida Legal Guide” 2005-2015, and initially as an “Up and Comer” in “The List: South Florida’s Top Lawyers” in the 2001 edition of same guide. John has also been selected for inclusion in the Florida Super Lawyers list (2006-2009, 2011-2015) published by Thomas Reuters. In addition to being well recognized by his peers, John is a co-author of “Estate Planning for the Solo Practitioner: What Happens if I Die Tomorrow?,” Florida Bar Journal, January, 1994, and “Practice Alert: Private Letter Ruling Extends Availability of Protective Section 2032 Elections,” RIA Estate Planners Alert Newsletter, Vol. 24, No. 11 (Nov. 2, 1999), and the author of Note, “The DES Manufacturer Identification Problem: A Florida Public Policy Approach,” 40 University of Miami Law Review 857, 1986.

Contact & Links
  • 550 Biltmore Way, Suite 810
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
  • University of Miami School of Law, JD, graduated 1987
  • Lindenwood University, BS, graduated 1979
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar, 1987
  • The Miami Foundation - Board Member - 2005-2010
  • The Miami Foundation - Board Chair - 2010

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Trusts and Estates
Special Focus:
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Gift Planning
  • Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving
  • Probate
  • Tax
  • Transactions
  • Trust Administration


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