About: Alexander Douglas

Alex Douglas earned his Juris Doctor degree from The Florida State University College of Law, where he graduated with honors in 1989. While there, he was a member and president of the F.S.U. law school moot court team and competed in national moot court competitions. He also served as an extern to then Justice Rosemary Barkett of the Florida Supreme Court. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Alex is admitted to the Florida Bar and is also admitted to practice in federal court before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Southern District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, and Co-Chair of the Estates, Trusts & Guardianship Committee. Alex handles a wide variety of business litigation matters, probate and trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, and contested guardianship cases. Alex enjoys lecturing on probate and trust litigation topics, and is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as an “AV” Attorney, the highest rating. Alex has also been named a “Super Lawyer” by Thomas Reuters, a selection process that rates attorneys based upon a comprehensive three part review process and is limited to no more than 5% of Florida’s attorneys.

Recent Posts by Alexander Douglas

Financial exploitation: Florida law provides powerful help for seniors

We live in one of the most popular retirement states in our nation. The Baby Boomers have reached retirement age and the “great wealth transfer” has begun. According to a study from consulting firm Accenture, when this transfer is complete, some $30 trillion (yes, with a t) will be transferred from one generation to the Continue Reading

Choose Wisely When You Consider Your Fiduciary and Your Estate Plan

One of the most common errors parents can make when doing their estate planning is not making the hard choice as to who they want to serve as their fiduciary.  Specifically, parents make the mistake of choosing among their children to serve as their fiduciary instead of choosing a bank or brokerage company with trust Continue Reading