Ronald Keith Lawn, J.D., LL, M. in Taxation

Education:

William and Mary Law School, LL.M. (1989)
Southwestern Law School,J.D. (1979)
Eckerd College,Bachelors of Arts (1975)

Bar Licenses:

State of Florida
State of South Carolina
District of Columbia

Memberships:

Indian River County Bar Association
Indian River Estate Planning Council
Wealth Council
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
VNA / Hospice of Indian River Planned Giving Committee
Advisory Board of the Vero Art Museum Planned Giving Committee
Surfrider Foundation
San Onofre Surf Club

Mr. Lawn graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida with a degree in Community Studies. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California and was able to intern with the California Court of Appeals for Justice Edwin Beach. Mr. Lawn was also admitted to Southwestern University’s selective 2 year law program known as SCALE; an accelerated law school curriculum that emphasizes analytical reasoning, legal writing skills, substantive knowledge, and professional skills, while remaining sensitive to ethical obligations and client needs. Mr. Lawn continued his legal education by earning his Master of Laws in Taxation, and advanced law degree, at the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law.

Mr. Lawn’s professional experience included private practice in the statewide South Carolina Dobson Law Firm, a 12 member tax focused law firm. Mr. Lawn served as General Counsel and Co-Senior Director of Wealth Management & Trust with Bangor Savings Bank, Bangor, Maine. And, prior to the formation of Lawn & LeBlanc, was an equity shareholder and named partner of Collins Brown Barkett Garavaglia & Lawn, Chartered

In the Past, Mr. Lawn was: President of the Indian River Estate Planning Council, Board Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs Foundation of Indian River County, Trustee of the Atlantic Challenge, Member of the Board of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra, and Board Member of the World Affairs Council (Maine).

In addition to his state bar admissions, Mr. Lawn is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court (South Carolina), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.