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Howard C Stross

Estate planning Attorney at Oldsmar, FL

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About Howard

Learn Howard’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    At Stross Law Firm, P.A., our estate planning lawyer has over 40 years of experience helping individuals and families protect their estates through estate plans that successfully achieve their goals and dreams.

    47 years

  2. Business
    Howard Stross is committed to providing our commercial and business clients with efficient, cost-effective legal and advisory services including business start-ups, real estate transaction, negotiating buy-sell agreements and more.

    47 years

  3. Probate
    If you are the personal representative, family member, beneficiary or creditor of a deceased person and need to probate a will in Florida, Stross Law Firm is here to make it as smooth, efficient and timely as possible.

    47 years

  4. Real estate
    Our real estate lawyers combine business law knowledge with title insurance services in order to avoid extra expenses and help the purchase of residential real estate go smoothly.

    47 years

  5. Corporate and incorporation
    Identifying and protecting our commercial clients against potential legal problems is an important part of our advisory and legal services. We also strive to find solutions that enable clients to move forward with profitable business strategies.

    47 years

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Licensed for 47 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1985
Updated 11/23/2022
State MI
Status Emeritus
Acquired 1975
Updated 12/26/2022
State DC
Status Resigned
Acquired 1985
Updated 06/08/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Howard C Stross
1801 Pepper Tree Drive
Oldsmar, FL, 34677


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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Stross Law Firm P. A.
  • 1989 - Present
  • Executive Vice President
  • Rutenberg Title Company
  • 1985 - 1989
  • Vice President of Legal Affairs
  • Rutenberg Corporation
  • 1984 - 1988


  • University of Toledo College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • Western Michigan University
  • MBA - Masters
  • 1971
  • Western Michigan University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1970

Legal Cases

  • Multi Family Housing 697 units
  • Closed sucesssfully.


  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Ferris Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Florida Gulfcoast Association of Commercial Realtors
  • Affiliate Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2000 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Board Certified - Real Estate
  • Florida Bar
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers
  • Tampa Bay Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Hale Sr. Center, Dunedin FL
  • Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (3)
Endorse Howard
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Howard for 15 years. He is dedicated to providing the very best in client services,and is a top-notch attorney who makes sure he is knowledgeable on developments in the law. I would definitely recommend Howard to family and friends in the Florida area."
Real estate Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Howard Stross for many years. We originally met through a professional organization we belonged to, and saw each other frequently at educational events. Since then, I have worked with Howard on several real estate and estate planning matters. I have always found Howard to be professional, thorough, and caring. He is a true gentleman, which is reflected by his well trained and compassionate staff. I endorse Howard for both real estate and estate planning, and would recommend him to any friend or family members in his area. He is my "go to" attorney for Florida matters."
Estate planning Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Howard Stross is a top notch lawyer, recognized across the nation as a someone you can call on with your most difficult estate planning questions. Howard is a kind and caring lawyer who works very hard to achieve the best outcome and solutions for his clients. He subscribes to the highest ethical standards and can be counted on to deliver true value to his clients. I recommend Howard Stross without reservation."
Estate planning Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Howard is a very dedicated, compassionate and thorough estate planning attorney who puts his client’s needs first. He has taken the extraordinary step of instituting an ongoing client maintenance program for his clients so that they are well cared for during their lives, that their plan remains current and that the client’s families are taken care of at the time of a client’s death or incapacity. I give my highest endorsement to Howard C. Stross."
Estate planning Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Howard is a detailed oriented estate planning attorney with many years of experience. His real estate background is a value added for his clients. Howard also cares deeply about his clients and is committed to following through on his commitments."
Estate planning Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Howard is one of the best analytical minds that has the ability to explain the technical in everyday language and anticipate where the problems might occur and plan to avoid those potential headaches. He is an excellent communicator who has the unique ability to actually listen to what is being said to him and what needs to be said and he can ask very insightful questions so that the Clients needs are met. I have referred Clients to Howard and received very high compliments on his work, attention to detail and how responsive he is to the Clients questions and needs. I would not hesitate to refer additional Clients to Howard."
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Oldsmar Estate planning Lawyer Howard C Stross
Howard C Stross
Estate planning Attorney
Oldsmar, FL
Licensed for 47 years
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