Thomas R. Heekin

Thomas Heekin is a Jacksonville native and a graduate of Bishop Kenny High School.  Thomas is a “triple Gator,” having earned three degrees from the University of Florida: a B.A. in Business Administration, a J.D., and a LL.M. in Taxation.  Thomas was admitted to The Florida Bar in 2015 and began his practice at a large firm in Jacksonville before joining Fisher, Tousey, Leas & Ball in 2021.

Thomas focuses primarily on estate planning, estate and trust administration, asset protection planning, taxation, exempt organizations, and general corporate representation.

Thomas is married to Lauren Heekin, a pediatric nurse at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, and they have three children.  Thomas and his family enjoy the Florida sunshine and all things Gators.

Work Experience

  • Advise and counsel clients regarding estate planning strategies
  • Probate and trust administration
  • Advise and counsel clients concerning asset protection strategies
  • Advise and counsel clients regarding federal, state, and local taxation issues
  • Advise and counsel Tax Exempt Organizations regarding organization, structure, and compliance with tax laws

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Asset Protection
  • Corporate
  • Taxation
  • Exempt Organizations

Education & Credentials

  • University of Florida, Graduate Tax Program (LL.M. in Taxation, 2016)
  • University of Florida, College of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 2015)
  • University of Florida, Warrington College of Business (B.A., Cum Laude, 2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

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