W. Scott Johns


  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 2012
  • Cleveland State University, J.D., 2010
    • CALI/Book Award for highest grade
    • Federal Income Taxation
    • Advanced Brief Writing
    • Graduate Thesis Research
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S., 2006

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W. Scott Johns

W. Scott Johns, V, Esq., joined Doane & Doane, P.A. in 2018. Mr. Johns has previously practiced in Ohio and South Florida, both at boutique estate planning and tax firms and large, multi-disciplinary firms. Mr. Johns’ practice is dedicated to estate planning (both domestic and international) with the particular focus on multi-generational wealth transfer, business succession planning, charitable giving, transactional tax planning, the formatio and representation of tax-exempt organizations, and asset protection planning.

Mr. Johns is a member of both the Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach Tax Institute.

Mr. Johns regularly attends Florida Panthers games as a season ticket holder and enjoys playing tennis.  He resides in West Palm Beach and spends much of his after-tax income feeding his dog and two cats.

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate (Probate) and Trust Administration
  • Charitable Giving
  • Taxation
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Florida, 2014
  • Ohio – 2010
  • Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County
  • Palm Beach Tax Institute