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JOHN M. SEVERSON - jms@burnsandseverson.com

John M. Severson was born in Renton, Washington on November 22, 1951. John received his undergraduate education at St. Olaf College (B.A. 1973) and his legal education at William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. 1980). John was elected as Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council in 1997 and is a Board Certified Wills, Trust and Estates Lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. John served on the Wills, Trusts and Estates Certification Committee for five years.

Admitted to Bar in 1980, Florida and Minnesota. Education: St. Olaf College (B.A., 1973); William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1980). Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Member of the Palm Beach County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member: Probate and Guardianship Rules Committee, 1991-1994; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Probate Forms Committee, 1991-; Estate Planning and Probate Certification Committee, 1993-; Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 1997.