Edward I. Golden

Edward I. Golden

Founding Partner
Location:
Palmetto Bay, Florida
Phone:
305-856-5440
Fax:
305-856-9388
Email:

Born and Raised in New York, with a background as a school psychologist and Special Education instructor, Mr. Golden has been practicing law since 1977.  During the last 30 years as a Miami-Dade County probate lawyer, he has been focusing on the areas of Probate, Guardianship and Trust litigation and administration.

Mr. Golden wrote the guidelines for the Probate Court for Cuban Blocked Estates and has a license from the U.S Treasury Department to travel to Cuba to represent Cuban National Beneficiaries of Florida estates.  As Chairman of the Internal Procedures Committee, Mr. Golden works closely with the four Miami-Dade County Probate Judges and with Probate and Guardianship attorneys and practitioners to enhance operation of the probate court.

Mr. Golden has served as Chairman of the Dade County Probate & Guardianship Committee and has served the Bar on the following committees:
Florida Bar:
   *Probate Law Committee
   *Guardianship Law Committee
   *Probate Rules Committee
   *Guardianship Rules Committee
   *Past Chairman, Vice Chairman and Member of Bar Grievance Committees (3 terms)
American Bar Association:
    *Probate Law Committee
    *Guardianship Law Committee
    *Guardianship Rules Committee
    *Probate Rules Committee


Areas of Practice

  • 60% Estate Planning
  • Appeals
  • Experience, Testimonials And Reviews
  • Home
  • Litigation
  • Probate & Administration Services

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1977

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1977
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.A. - 1966
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology
  • State University of New York, Master's Program - 1967
    • Major: Psychology
  • University of Miami
    • M.Ed - 1969
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: Intellectual Disabilities/Mental Retardation

Published Works

  • Guidelines for Cuban Blocked Accounts, Probate Division 11th Judicial Circuit, 1985

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor University of Miami (Paralegal Program) - Probate Law

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbel "AV Preeminent"
  • Florida Super Lawyer
  • Wall Street Journal "Top Attorneys in Florida"

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Council for Exceptional Children, Member
  • University of Miami Alumni Association
  • University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame
  • University of Miami Friends of Philosophy, Director
  • University of Miami Athletic Federation, Fundraising Chairman
  • CABA

Past Employment Positions

  • Dade County Public School, Teacher Special Ed, School Psychologist, 1969 - 1977

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman of Bar Grievance Committees (3 terms)
  • Past President, University of Miami Hurricane Club
  • Past President, University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame
  • Member, Iron Arrow Honor Society (the highest honor bestowed for service at the University of Miami)

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Phi Kappa Phi