Sean M. Lebowitz

Sean Lebowitz practices probate, trust and guardianship litigation, and administers estates, trusts and guardianships. Sean received his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was the Executive Student Works Editor for the Journal of Law & Public Policy, served as a Teacher’s Assistant for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy, and earned a Mediation Certificate. Sean received his B.A. in political science, minor in economics, from Binghamton University (SUNY), where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He was chosen to be the Commencement Speaker at his graduation. Sean and his wife reside in Boca Raton.

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • Binghamton University (SUNY), B.A., summa cum laude, 2004

Admitted

  • Florida, 2007.

Practice Areas

  • Probate & Trust Litigation
  • Guardianship Litigation
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Elder and minor Guardianship Administration

Professional Affiliations

  • Vice Chairman, Florida Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar (2016 - Current)
  • Executive Committee Member, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (2015 - Current)
  • President, South Palm Beach County Young Lawyer Section (2016 - Current)
  • Vice President, South Palm Beach County Young Lawyer Section (2015 - 2016)
  • Executive Committee Member, Treasurer, South Palm Beach County Young Lawyer Section (2014 - 2015)
  • Executive Committee Member, Secretary, South Palm Beach County Young Lawyer Section (2013 - 2014)
  • Board of Directors, South Palm Beach County Young Lawyer Section (2012 – 2013)
  • Committee Member and Subcommittee Chair, Florida Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar (2015-2016)
  • Member, Probate & Trust Litigation Committee, Real Property & Probate Section, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Probate Law & Procedure Committee, Real Property & Probate Section, The Florida Bar
  • Probate & Trust Case Review Editor, Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section (2015 - Current)
  • Editorial Board, The Advocate, a South Palm Beach County Bar Association Publication
  • Member, Probate Committee, South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Chair, Binghamton University South Florida Alumni Association (2016 - Current)
  • Member, South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • "Undue Influence - Is Failure to Establish a Presumption Fatal?," Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • “The Death of Trust Reformation to Correct Drafting Mistakes?,” Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Speaker, Palm Beach County Bar Association, "Probate Boot Camp," May 2016
  • Probate & Trust Case Summaries (2014), Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • “The Revocability of Irrevocable Trusts,” The Advocate, a South Palm Beach County Bar Association Publication
  • Speaker, 30th Annual Estate and Probate Seminar of the Palm Beach County Bar – Part Two, May 2013 (“Claims Against an Estate”)
  • Speaker, 31st Annual Attorney/Trust Officer Liaison Conference, June 2012 (“Nuts & Bolts of Contested Guardianships”)
  • Speaker, Estate Planning for your Family's Future, City of Fort Lauderdale, September 2014
  • “Mandatory Service by E-Mail Begins on September 1, 2012,” The Advocate, a South Palm Beach County Bar Association Publication

Recognitions & Awards

  • Fellow, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (2013 – 2015)
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers, Estate & Trust Litigation (2016)
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers, Estate & Trust Litigation (2015)

Meet Our Team

Over 200 Years Combined Legal Experience!

A boutique law firm with a practice limited to

tax, estate planning, probate, trust & guardianship law and litigation, and related commercial matters