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Temple H. Drummond
Gerard "J.J." Wehle
L. Tyler Yonge

"How can I protect my assets from the State or IRS?"

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Gerard Wehle

Gerard "J.J." Wehle

Partner

Location:          Tampa, Florida

Phone:              813-983-8000

Fax:                   813-983-8001

J.J. is a founding partner in Drummond Wehle LLP and practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, probate, wealth preservation, business and tax planning. J.J.'s practice includes:

  • Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
  • Complex Estate Planning Techniques
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Federal and State Tax Planning
  • Federal and State Tax Controversy Representation
  • Business Planning and Formation

Prior to joining the firm J.J. worked for over eleven years at Big Four public accounting firms where he worked extensively in the tax area. His experience includes strategic tax planning, transaction review and audit resolution. He also spent two years as a legal counsel to the Hillsborough County Value Adjustment Board. This Board handles appeals by taxpayers disputing their property tax assessments and denied exemptions. J.J. advised hearing officers of the Value Adjustment Board with respect to proceedings.

J.J. is a member of the Florida Bar. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and Hillsborough County Bar Association. J.J. is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Wehle received his BBA in Accounting with honors from the University of Notre Dame and his JD with honors from the University of Florida College of Law. 

Areas of Practice

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts

Probate and Trust Administration

Business Planning and Formation

Wealth Preservation

Federal and State Tax Planning and Representation

Certified Legal Specialties

Certified Public Accountants in the State of Florida

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1988

Education

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

J.D.

Honors: with Honors

University of Notre Dame

B.B.A

Honors: with Honors

Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

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