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John Richard Caskey

John Richard Caskey

also known as J. Richard Caskey, Rich Caskey

Practice areas:

Probate

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Probate: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Bonnie Klein Rhoden

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    Bonnie Klein Rhoden Estate Planning Attorney
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  • Debra Lynn Dandar

    I worked with Rich on a litigated probate matter. He determined a strategy that was unique and brilliant. Due to this strategy, we were able to reach a positive conclusion and were able to avoid considerable delay and legal expense.

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    Debra Dandar Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

J. Richard Caskey, P.A.

777 S. Harbour Island Blvd.
Suite 215
Tampa, FL, 33602

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Named as Rising Star in the Area of Estate and Trust LitigationFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Named a "Legal Elite/Up & Comer"Florida Trend Magazine2011
Named as Rising Star in the Area of Estate and Trust LitigationFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Named as Rising Star in the Area of Estate and Trust LitigationFlorida Super Lawyers2009
James M. "Red" McEwen Memorial AwardHillsborough County Bar Association2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJ. Richard Caskey, P.A.2010 - Present
AttorneySteven L. Hearn, P.A.2003 - 2008
AttorneyAkerman Senterfitt2001 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar Probate Rules CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, ActionLine CommitteeChairman; Editor-in-Chief ActionLine Magazine2008 - 2012
Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership InstituteChairman2007 - 2009
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionExecutive Council2007 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionChairman2005 - 2007
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Probate and Trust Litigation CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Probate Law and Procedure CommitteeMember2005 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education publication, 7th ed.Florida Guardianship Practice, Chapter 6 "Use of Joint Assets"2011
ActionLine, a publication of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionAlleging Undue Influence: Maybe You Don’t Have to Be So Presumptuous2010
ActionLine, a publication of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionHomestead and Pay-on-Death Accounts: Two Completely Unrelated Cases of Interest2009
Lawyer (HCBA)Protecting the Homestead; Protecting the Public: Waiver of homestead exemption from forced sale is unenforceable.2008
ActionLine, a publication of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionSecond District Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of Elective Share2008
Lawyer (HCBA)In Search of the Laughing Heir2007
ActionLine, a publication of The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionLooking for the Laughing Heir: Potential Expansion of Intestate Succession Laws2007
Lawyer (HCBA)Changes in the Law Regarding Revocable Trusts2006
Lawyer (HCBA)Homestead and Amendment 10: Don't Let the ‘Cap’ Out of the Bag2006
Lawyer (HCBA)Equitable Adoption: Setting Things Right2005
Lawyer (HCBA)Reformation of an Unambiguous Trust Instrument2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of FloridaFinance and ManagementMBA - Master of Business Adminsitration2000
University of FloridaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Litigation and Trust Law SymposiumI’m No Carpenter - Litigating Undue Influence Without the Presumption2012
Rules, Deadlines, and Essential Issues and Developments in Probate PracticeUse of Rules of Civil Procedure in Probate2011
When Good Estates Go Bad: Dealing with Unexpected Issues in Probate"t’s My Indispensible Party and I’ll Die If I Want To: Jurisdiction, Notice, and Interested Parties Under the Probate Code"2010
Trust and Estate Stimulus Package: Shovel-Ready Issues for Planners and Litigators“Redistributing the Wealth: Obtaining Attorneys’ Fees in Estate and Trust Matters”2010
The Guardianship Team“The Least Restrictive Alternative”2009
So You Think You Can Dance…But Can You Do the Probate Shuffle?“Hip-Hopping on Adoption and Paternity Issues”2009
Estate and Trust Symposium: The Best Laid Plans ... A Showdown Between the Drafters and the Litigators“Avoiding Legal Arthritis: Treatment of ‘Joint’ Issues”2009
Your 2008 Estate and Trust Symposium: Litigating Under the New Florida Trust Code“Who’s in Charge?: Liability Issues and Concerns for Directed Trustees”2008
Luncheon CLE Series“The Prudent Practitioner: Avoiding Conflicts of Interests in Estate and Trust Matters”2008
HCBA RPPTL Luncheon“Rules of Professional Conduct and Conflicts of Interests”2008
Estate, Trust and Tax Issues at Their Best!“Various Conflicts of Interests that Might Arise in Estate and Trust Matters”2008
Conflicts of Interests in Estate and Trust Matters“Conflicts of Interests in Estate and Trust Matters”2008
HCBA RPPTL Luncheon“The Creative Undue Influencer: Challenging Marriage in Probate”2007