Juan D. Bendeck is certified by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates. Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Juan focuses his practice in estate planning, estate administration and asset protection planning. He formulates and drafts tax-efficient estate plans for his clients, including more advanced and novel estate planning techniques geared toward lessening estate and gift tax liability. His practice includes the administration of complex wills and trusts. Additionally, Juan works with physicians and other professionals interested in asset protection planning.
Juan also assists his clients with the creation of entities, such as corporations and limited liability companies, for various reasons, including new businesses or liability protection.
Juan is a lifelong resident of Southwest Florida and is actively involved in the community. He is a member of the Florida Gulf Coast University Planned Giving Committee, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Planned Giving Committee, and he also serves on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida and the Florida Humanities Council. Born in Spain, Juan is fluent in Spanish.
In 2008, Gulfshore Business magazine selected Juan for its “40 Under 40” award. The award is presented to the most influential rising business stars in the Southwest Florida community. Juan and his wife, Enas, are one of the few couples to have both won the award.
- Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.
- Attorney, White & Case LLP.
- Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP.
- Research Assistant, University of Florida Graduate Tax Program.
- Law Clerk, Orange County Attorney’s Office.
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Darryl C. Casanueva.
University of Florida Graduate Tax Program, LL.M. in Taxation, August 1997
- Honors and activities: Awarded Graduate Tax Program Fellowship
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., High Honors, December 1995
- Honors and activities: Order of the Coif
University of Florida, B.S., Economics, Highest Honors, May 1992
- Honors and activities: Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi
Fluent in Spanish
American Bar Association, Tax Section: Member.
Florida Bar Association, Tax, Estate Planning and International Sections: Member.
Collier County Bar Association: Member.
Admitted to the Florida Bar, 1996.
Florida Gulf Coast University: Planned Giving Committee, Chairman, 2015-present; Member, 2014 to present.
Southwest Florida Community Foundation: Board of Directors.
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce: Member, 2004 to present.
Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Member, 2004 to present.
Naples Zoo: Board of Directors.
Conservancy of Southwest Florida: Planned Giving Committee, Chairman.
Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc.: Board of Directors.
Florida Humanities Council: Board of Directors.