ST. PETERSBURG – Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, is pleased to announce that Thomas D. Sims has joined the firm’s tax department and will work in the St. Petersburg office. He represents entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals in connection with their asset protection, estate and gift tax, and transactional tax planning needs.
Mr. Sims holds four degrees; a B.S. in Accounting, cum laude, from the University of Florida, a Masters in Accounting from the University of Florida, a J.D. from Emory University and an LL.M.in Taxation from the University of Florida. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, The Georgia Bar (inactive), and the United States Tax Court. In addition, Mr. Sims is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Tax Achievement Award.
Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns is a full-service law firm committed to providing high quality representation to businesses and individuals with offices in Clearwater, Tampa and St. Petersburg.