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John D. Gast

Partner
2400 First Street Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL 33901
jgast@hahnlaw.com 239.337.6739

Summary

John D. Gast has decades of experience working with families as they plan their estates. John has lived in Southwest Florida for over 30 years and concentrates his practice on estate planning, charitable gift planning, life insurance, domicile planning, probate litigation, trust and estate settlement and taxation.

John knows each family is different and works with them to craft a custom plan that fits their individual needs.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2020 – present
  • Partner, Brennan, Manna & Diamond, PL, 2008- 2020
  • Partner, Fowler White Boggs Banker, 2005-2008
  • Executive Vice President, Head of SWFL Wealth Management, Suntrust Bank, 1999 – 2005

Credentials

Education

Capital University, J.D.

 

University of Michigan, B.A.

Community Involvement

Board Member/ past Chairman of the Board, David Lawrence Center, 1991 t0 2013

 

Gift Planning Member, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 2005 to 2008

 

Professor, Edison Community College, Business Law & Micro Economics, Professor of the Year, 1993 & 1995

 

Bar Admissions

State of Florida

 

State of Ohio

Awards & Distinctions

The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, 2021