Marsha G. Madorsky, P.A.

Partner

  • Marsha G. Madorsky, P.A.
  • Phone: +1 305 960 2230
    Fax: +1 305 402 0986

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    201 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3400
    Miami, FL 33131-4325
    USA
  • Duane Morris LLP
    1875 NW Corporate Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-8561
    USA

Marsha G. Madorsky, P.A. has more than 40 years of experience handling various estate, trust and guardianship matters. Her areas of practice include estate and trust administration and litigation; estate planning and wealth preservation for high net worth individuals; succession planning for closely-held businesses and family offices; guardianship administration and litigation; and federal estate, gift and transfer taxation. 

Ms. Madorsky handles all aspects of estate, and trust guardianship matters, including probate and trust administration, representing fiduciaries or beneficiaries in Florida courts, with an emphasis on litigation involving probate matters, estates, trusts, guardianships and fiduciaries. She has represented institutions, fiduciaries and individuals in a variety of contexts, including banks, corporate fiduciaries, personal representatives (executors), trustees, beneficiaries of estates and trusts, incapacitated persons, their families or guardians, surviving spouses and intestate heirs. 

Ms. Madorsky earned her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law in 1983. She is a 1975 graduate of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law and a 1972 graduate of the University of Florida. She is a Florida Bar Board certified specialist in tax law since 2006. 

Areas of Practice

  • Estate and Trust Administration and Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation
  • Succession Planning
  • Guardianship Administration and Litigation
  • Federal Estate, Gift and Transfer Taxation

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 1983
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1975
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1972

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2016-present
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt P.A.
    - Shareholder, 2000-2016
  • Marsha Madorsky Law Office
    - Owner, 1987-2000
  • Bercuson & Cahan P.A.
    - Shareholder, 1985-1987
    - Associate, 1983-1985

Professional Activities

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist, Tax Law

  • The Florida Bar
    - Fellow, 2010-present
    - Probate Rules Committee
    -- Chair, 2013-2014
    -- Vice Chair, 1999-2000, 2012-2013
    -- Member, 1994-2002, 2009-2013, 2019-present
    -- Rules of Judicial Administration Committee 
    - Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2016-present 
    - Senior Issues Committee
    - The Florida Bar Student Education and Admissions Committee
    - Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
    -- Executive Committee, 2008-present
    -- Vice Chair, Asset Protection Committee
    -- Vice Chair, Mentoring and Mentorship
    -- Vice Chair Sponsorship
    -- Probate Law Committee
    -- Trust Committee
    - Professionalism Committee

  • Dade County Bar Association
    - Probate and Guardianship Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Dade County Estate Planning Council
  • Dade County Florida Association of Women Lawyers
    - Various Committee Chairmanships

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2020

  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Trend's Legal Elite, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Miami Jewish Federation 
    - Attorneys Division Co-Chair

  • Coconut Grove Village Council
    - Elected Member, 1992-1993
  • Dade Community Foundation Board of Trustees Advisory Committee

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, "Smaller Estates of 2011, 2012 and 2013 Decedents Can Submit 'Late' Portability Filings," Carlton Fields Client Alert, November 2014
  • "Ready or Not...Here It Comes! E-mail Service, E-Filing and E-Service are Coming Soon to a County Near You," ABA Real Property Trust & Estate Law eReport, August 2012
  • Co-Author and Author, Introduction and Chapter on Accounting, Guardianships in Florida, Florida Bar CLE Publication, 7th, 8th and 9th and 10th Editions