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Bradley H. Trushin

Bradley H. Trushin

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  • Estate Planning, Probate, Insurance Defense
  • Florida
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Biography

Bradley H. Trushin is a co-founder of Chepenik Trushin LLP and leads the litigation department of the firm. Mr. Trushin is an AV preeminent rated attorney and has focused exclusively on litigation for over 30 years. Mr. Trushin is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the 1st, 3rd and 11th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals. He authors CLE materials, lectures and moderates panel discussions. In addition, he serves as a testifying expert witness on attorney's fees, professional malpractice and insurance issues state and federal courts. He also serves as an attorney's fees consultant for attorneys, insurance carriers and private corporations, reviewing fee applications and advising clients on the handling of fee issues, including litigation concerning fees. Mr. Trushin has served as general litigation counsel for a company in which he managed over twenty law firms in the United States, including analysis of billing practices.

Mr. Trushin has maintained a diverse litigation practice including business and commercial litigation, professional liability, appellate practice, and insurance litigation, E&O and insurance coverage. He has tried over 10 jury trials and over 40 non-jury trials, and has handled over 50 appeals. He expanded his practice over 20 years ago to include probate, guardianship and trust litigation, which is now his principal focus. Mr. Trushin litigates adversary claims in probate courts in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach , including will contests, will and trust construction, trust modification, trust reformation, trust termination, claims of undue influence, fiduciary claims on behalf of and against personal representatives and trustees, actions for accounting, lack of capacity, fraud, civil theft, abuse of the elderly, and guardianship controversies. Mr. Trushin represents personal representatives, trustees, guardians, beneficiaries and creditors.

Education
Vanderbilt University
B.S.
Honors: cum laude
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University of Florida
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Chepenik Trushin LLP
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
(Inside the Minds): Trust & Estate Litigation: Key Issues for Florida Estate Planners
Strategies for Trusts and Estates in Florida, 2015 ed.
Awards
Top Attorneys in Florida
Wall Street Journal
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney
Marindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers 2011
Estate and Trust Litigation, Florida Trend Magazine
Professional Associations
Florida Bar
Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Current
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Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida Bar Grievance Committee
past chairman and current member
Current
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Broward County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Gator Alumni Association
Life Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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3rd Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Supreme Court of Florida
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United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
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United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
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United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express
Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trust, Guardianship and Estate Litigation
  • Attorney fees expert
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bradley H. Trushin's Website Profile
Website
Chepenik Trushin LLP Website
Blog
Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
12550 Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 805
North Miami, FL 33181
Telephone: (305) 981-8889
Fax: (305) 405-7979