Gary Forster

Gary A. Forster is a Florida attorney practicing domestic and international asset protection, business, tax and estate planning law. Gary handles a variety of corporate and personal planning. Mr. Forster’s broad experience in domestic and international matters enables him to counsel businesses and individual clients regarding issues ranging from LLC and trust structuring to corporate reorganizations and tax planning. Gary has designed and drafted hundreds of asset protection plans. Mr. Forster writes and lectures frequently on asset protection, international tax, and corporate law. Gary speaks Spanish fluently.


Mr. Forster earned a B. A. from Tufts University in 1990, where he graduated cum laude with majors in Economics and Spanish Literature. Gary received his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law, graduating with honors in 1993. While in law school, he served as editor of the Florida Journal of International Law. Mr. Forster continued his studies as a graduate fellow in the University of Florida Masters of Taxation program, earning an L.L.M. in 1994. Gary's education also includes studies at the University of Madrid, Oxford University and Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Memberships & Associations

Gary is a member of:

  • Florida Bar Association (admitted in 1993), including bar sections for international and tax law
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (admitted in 1995), including bar sections for international and tax law
  • U.S. Tax Court

  • American Bar Association Asset Protection Planning Committee

Gary has been involved in various civic organizations, including several chambers of commerce and served as President and Director of the International Council (a foreign affairs organization supported by the U.S. State Department).

Speaking Engagements

Some of Gary’s recent lectures include:

  • Ameriprise Financial

  • The Florida Bar Tax Section

  • Exit Realty

  • Florida Institute of CPAs

  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

  • MetLife

  • Mortgage Bankers Association

  • Northwestern Mutual Life

  • SunTrust

  • Trustco Bank

  • Central Florida Newstalk 580 WDBO 96.5 FM (Ask the Experts)

  • Clear Channel News Radio AM 540 WFLA (Money Talks)

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Contact Gary

Current Practice

Gary is a partner with Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz in Maitland (Orlando), Florida

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