Esteemed Trusts and Estates Attorney Gerald Carp Joins Fergeson Skipper, P.A.

Firm Deepens Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group

The law firm of Fergeson Skipper, P.A., is pleased to announce Gerald (“Jerry”) Carp has joined the firm’s Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group as an Of Counsel attorney providing services in litigation, estate planning and administration. Mr. Carp was a founding partner of Mazur Carp & Rubin and chair of the New York-based firm’s Trusts and Estates practice. After 33 years, Mazur Carp & Rubin combined with Schiff Hardin LLP in 2013. Mr. Carp is admitted to practice law in Florida, New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Carp is a peer-elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), where he has served on multiple committees, including fiduciary litigation, business planning and asset protection. He is named in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which also uses an extensive peer review process to capture a consensus opinion of leading lawyers. Additionally, Mr. Carp was selected for inclusion in the most recent Chambers High Net Worth Guide as one of its “Leaders In Their Fields” for his unparalleled reputation within his practice areas.

“For nearly four decades, Jerry Carp’s clients have relied on him not only as their lawyer, but as a trusted adviser for themselves, their families and for future generations,” said Fergeson Skipper, P.A. shareholder Richard Gans. “We are proud to have an attorney with his experience and depth join our firm.”

About Fergeson Skipper, P.A.
Fergeson Skipper, P.A. has provided legal support to clients for 40 years. Founded in 1976, it is a full-service law firm concentrating in the areas of federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, guardianships, civil, trial, business, and real estate law. All ten shareholders at the firm are certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in their areas of expertise. The Florida Bar’s certification process is rigorous, requiring years of legal experience, extensive peer review, and passage of a comprehensive written examination. The firm is located at 1515 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida; telephone: 941-957-1900. For information, visit

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