Jeffrey Stiller Joins Battaglia, Ross, Dicus, and McQuaid, P.A.
by Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. on March 12th, 2021 in Firm News
The firm would like to give a warm welcome to our newest member to join the team. Jeffrey Stiller will be utilizing his vast experience and passion for helping people manage complicated financial circumstances to lead our Estate Planning & Probate division.
We look forward to working with Jeffrey and taking advantage of everything he brings to the table.
ABOUT JEFFREY STILLER
His vast experience and passion for justice and helping people manage complicated financial circumstances have proved consistently pivotal in high-profile cases.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, he attended Eastern Michigan University and later Stetson University College of Law, where he earned top honors in his Federal Income Tax and Legal Writing Seminar courses.
At his last position, he served as the lead attorney servicing Florida and Michigan clients for one of the largest independent finance companies in the nation.
Now, as a member of the Florida Bar, Jeffrey has gained a reputation for developing and maintaining these client relationships throughout Florida. Jeffrey has also worked for the Social Security Administration and as an adjunct professor for Henry Ford Community College.
In addition to his roles in Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law, Jeffrey is respected for his practice in:
Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Business Entity Formation.
Needs Trusts, Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Restatements of Trust, Certifications of Trusts,
Trust Amendments, Deeds, and LLC documents. While also consulting and advising clients regarding estate planning, asset protection, and Medicaid planning. He has also established hundreds of corporations and limited liability companies.
His experience in attending local and national networking events with third-party brokers and financial institutions to develop business relationships and generate income makes him a highly trusted and successful part of our firm.
Jeffrey offers 30-minute complimentary consultations for first-time clients and makes house and hospital calls upon request.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & TRAINING
Jeffrey has over a decade of experience in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law. Jeffrey has been a member of The Florida Bar since May 2012 and the State Bar of Michigan since 2013.
Jeffrey earned a Juris Doctor (the highest education available in the legal profession) with the highest grade awards in Federal Income Tax, Legal Writing Seminar, Contracts I and Contracts II at Stetson University College of Law in Florida. Before that, he earned a Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice degree at Eastern Michigan University.
After leaving college, he quickly worked hard to get hands-on experience in the areas of law and finance in Florida – moving from an intern at Aegon Financial Services in St. Petersburg to a Law Clerk at the offices of Darrin T. Mish in Tampa. He later returned to his native Michigan, shining as a Document Review Attorney while reviewing thousands of documents for relevant and privileged materials related to antitrust and
residential mortgage-backed security disputes. He then displayed his expertise and speaking skills as an Adjunct Professor at Henry Ford Community College in Michigan.
This was followed by gaining crucial experience as a Claims Representative at the Social Security Administration assisting thousands of individuals to apply and receive Social Security retirement, Disability, and SSI benefits, walking them through the appeals process if their benefits had been terminated, suspended, or claims had previously been denied. He later became an Associate Attorney at The Lawmaster Law Firm in Michigan. Here he utilized his passion and expertise to manage all phases of medical mergers & acquisitions and establish hundreds of corporations and limited liability companies throughout Michigan and Florida.
Finally, at his previous position at Brook and Wendt, PLLC, Jeffrey was a Partner and Estate Planning Attorney. Here he consulted and advised clients regarding estate planning, asset protection and Medicaid planning, alongside assistance with all aspects of funding Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts.