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Boca Raton, Florida 33431

Stuart A. Rader

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Wills, Trusts, Estates, Probate, Mediation and Business Law

Stuart A. Rader

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Email: stuart@raderandcoleman.com | Phone: (561) 368-0545 | Fax: (561) 367-1725

Stuart is a well respected attorney who has practiced in Florida for over 33 years. His practice focuses on estate planning, estate trust administration, family business succession planning, charitable planning, and estate, gift and income tax planning.

Stuart understands that the each client’s needs and family situations are unique. He understands that families can have complex issues and that the attorney needs to listen carefully and be sensitive to the unique family dynamics. He can also help create and implement vehicles for family foundations for philanthropic purposes such as charitable trusts or foundations. Stuart has extensive knowledge in developing unique options to meet a client’s specific circumstances. He is also a Circuit Court Mediator certified by the Florida Supreme Court and uses these skills in his practice to deal with families when discussing wealth transfers.

Stuart has been appointed by the Probate Court to serve as an independent fiduciary in disputed probate, guardianship, and trust matters. Whether serving as a curator, guardian, trustee, or Personal Representative, Stuart fulfills his fiduciary duties in the best interest of the estate in an impartial manner.

Stuart has received an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest level of professional excellence in the Martindale-Hubbell system, and has been made a Super Lawyer by Florida Super Lawyers magazine for the past five years.


Community Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Bright Lights Winner – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Featured in Forbes Magazine
  • Jurisprudence Award by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), South Palm Beach County.
  • Honored by JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options) along with his wife Gayle, 2004

Professional Involvement

Stuart has published articles in such periodicals as the American Bar Association, Tax Section Newsletter and Leimberg Information Services. He has lectured and written course materials for the Florida Bar and Continuing Legal Education seminars and the South Florida AICPA, including ethical issues for estate planners and elder care lawyers.

  • Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council, Member and former President (2005-2006)
  • Boca Raton Tax Institute, former President (2009-2010)

Community and Charity Involvement

  • JAFCO Foundation, Board Member, current Vice President, and Chair of Planned Giving Council since 2005.
  • Anti-Defamation League, Member of Profession Advisory Committee
  • Morikami Museum, Planned Giving Committee Member
  • Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Professional Advisory Committee
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Board of Trustees