Bruce S. Ross, Esq.
Bruce Ross is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with over 40 years' experience
litigating trust, estate, and conservatorship matters. Mr. Ross is co-chair of global law
firm Holland & Knight's national Private Wealth Services Dispute Resolution Team. He
has been involved in numerous high-profile cases, including acting as lead counsel
and self-appointed mediator in probate proceedings for the $30 million "Empty
Mansions" Estate of Huguette Clark. He was instrumental in settling that case two
days into a potential six- to eight-week trial.
Private Wealth Services, Wealth Planning
and Preservation, Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt
Organizations, Trusts, Estates and
Fiduciary Dispute Resolution.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE
Mr. Ross has appeared pro hac vice in
several states to handle trust, estate
and conservatorship litigation and has
consulted with colleagues overseas on
cases involving international succession
matters, including, in particular, Switzerland,
Israel, Nicaragua, Greece and
Australia. He is a Certified Specialist in
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
(California Board of Legal Specialization).
Mr. Ross is a consultant to, and
expert witness for, plaintiffs and defense
attorneys, accountants, and malpractice
insurance carriers in the areas of estate
planning, probate, fiduciary litigation,
and professional responsibility.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
J.D., University of California at Berkeley
A.B., Oberlin University
Mr. Ross is available internationally.