Carolyn Kershner

Akerman LLP

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East Las Olas Boulevard 350
Fort Lauderdale 33301 FL US

Carolyn M. Kershner focuses her practice on foreign and domestic income tax planning and litigation, state and local tax planning and litigation, corporate and cross-border transactions, employee benefits and executive compensation, not-for-profit and tax-exempt organizations, and estate planning for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens.

Prior to her legal career, Carolyn performed product development and actuarial analysis services for Tower Hill Insurance Group, Inc. where she was involved in hurricane modeling, rate-making, and designing new insurance products.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2005, magna cum laude, award-winning member of the Florida Law Review; Director of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program; Probate Court Extern in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Probate Division
  • B.S., University of Florida, Mathematics, 1997, with Honors, Member of Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions : Florida

Court Admissions : U.S. Tax Court

Affiliations :

  • Florida Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., Past Founding Director and Past Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, Local Bar Member, Law in the Library Committee, Member, 2012-Present
  • University of Florida Law Alumni Council, Council Member, 2012-present
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council, Inc., Member, Director and Secretary, 2006-2012
  • Helping Abused, Neglected, Disadvantaged Youth, Inc. (HANDY), Past Board Member, Secretary; Next Generation Committee, Chairperson, Secretary; Kathie’s Classic Committee, Member; Voices for Children Committee, Liaison, 2009-2011
  • Società Dante Alighieri of Miami, Inc., Member, 2008-2011


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East Las Olas Boulevard 350
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