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Marc Jeremy Soss

About me

In addition to my Florida legal practice I serve as a Supply Corps Officer (Contracting and Logistical Planning) with the United States Navy Reserve.  I am a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.  


I am also a published author (The Florida Bar, The Rhode Island Bar, Forbes Magazine, Leimberg (LISI), Association of the US Navy, Reserve Officers Association, MSN Money, etc.).


I am the recipient of the following awards:

2010 National Award of Merit from the Assoc. of the US Navy;

2009 Pro-Bono Award, Collier Legal Aid

2007 SemperComm Award 

2006 Clayton B. Burton Award of Excellence (The Florida Bar) 

2003 Naval Reserve Assoc., Literary Award





Languages spoken: Hebrew

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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 30%
    24 years, 500 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Corporate: 20%
    24 years, 500 cases
  4. Guardianship: 15%
    24 years
  5. Prenuptials: 5%
    24 years



Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Mary Elizabeth King

    Marc is a very knowledgeable attorney. I have heard him speak to organizations about estate planning subjects and I have always learned something new. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Mary King Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gerald F. O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. Over the years Marc and I have been on the same side in various matters and opposing one another. Marc is an intelligent, honest, and zealous advocate. I endorse Marc without reservation.


    Gerald O'Brien Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Marc J. Soss, Esquire

328 N. Rhodes Avenue
Sarasota, FL, 34237

Marc J. Soss, Esquire

P.O. Box 110127
Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34211-0002

Marc J. Soss, Esquire

79 Franklin St
Westerly, RI, 02891



FLMember in Good Standing199206/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 25 Estate, Probate & Elder Law BlogLexisNexis2011
Naional Award of MeritAssociation of United States Navy2010
Pro-bono AwardCollier County Legal Aid2009
SemperCommSemperComm Foundation2007
Florida Bar Clayton B. Burton Award of Excellence,Florida Bar2006
Naval Reserve Association Literary AwardNaval Reserve Association2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyMarc J. Soss, Esquire2008 - Present
Supply OfficerUS Navy Reserve1998 - Present
Of CounselAkerman Senterfitt2005 - 2008
Senior associateBecker & Poliakoff2000 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Reserve Officers AssociationJudge Advocate (FL Department)2004 - Present
Naval Reserve AssociationNational Vice President2002 - Present
The Navy LeagueMember2001 - Present
Sarasota County Bar Association (Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship Law Sections)Member1998 - Present
Florida Bar Association (Tax, Real Property and Probate Sections)Member1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marc J. Soss, Curator of Estate Charles Lalli v. Mary Ellen McGrath, Trustee of Bubbling Springs Realty Trust, et alCourt ruled for Defendant.
Estate of LarkinVery positive for 5 heirs
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Publication nameTitleDate
ForbesWhen a Housemate is a Dependent2012
AUSNCreating a Paper Trail for your Heirs2011
Forbes.ComYou Inherited an IRA. Can Creditors Grab it?2010
Association of the United States Navy2009 Federal Tax Return Tips2010
AUSNMortgage Assistance for Wounded Warriors2010
Lawyers USANew law allows for record valuation discounts2009
AUSNEligibility for the Aid & Attendance Pension2009
Forbes.ComThe Best Ways to Save in a Recession2009
Naval Reserve AssociationTax Tips2008
Florida Bar MagazinePet Trusts2008
Leimberg Information Services (Estate Planning Newsletter)Military2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
U.S. Navy Supply Corps SchoolSupplyN/A1999
University of Miami School of LawTax LawLL.M. in Tax1993
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
Tulane UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Institute of Certified Public AccountantsEstate Planning and Probate2008
Guardianship Training ProgramGuardianship Law2006
Lorman Sales Tax SeminarFlorida Sales Tax2005