Williams Parker Attorneys at Law Sarasota Attorneys

Susan Barrett Hecker

Counsel

Susan Barrett Hecker

Sue is a trusts and estates attorney.

She focuses on helping families develop personalized, tax-efficient wealth transfer plans using current estate planning methodologies.

Sue also handles estate administrations. She has considerable experience in preparing Form 706’s, administering trusts and estates consisting of closely held businesses, and implementing complex post-mortem planning techniques.

Sue has developed a niche practice representing foreign clients with respect to their U.S. estate and gift tax planning. She handles estate administrations for foreign clients with U.S. interests and prepares 706NA estate tax returns for foreign decedents.

Sue has extensive experience establishing and working with private family foundations.

Sue joined the firm in 1993 immediately after receiving her LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida.

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What is Board Certification?

Board certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of competency and experience. Certification recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. It is designed to help consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. Only 6% of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified. Not all qualified lawyers are certified, but those who are board certified have taken extra steps to have their competence and experience evaluated.

EDUCATION

  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Florida College of Law, Florida Tax Review, Managing Editor
  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, Stetson Law Review, Editor
  • B.A., Florida State University, With Honors

PRACTICES

ADMISSIONS & LICENSURE

  • Bar

    • Florida
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