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Briefly Taxing’s fearless editor and Chief Snarkicist

Scott St. Amand – your editor, author, web designer, Chief Renaissance Man, and dashing tax scholar is a Florida Board Certified Tax Lawyer with the Jacksonville, Florida office of Fisher Tousey.  His legal practice focuses primarily in the area of Federal and state tax controversies. Though Scott was a commercial litigator in years gone by, he’s happy to report that he has sincerely mended his ways.  Scott earned his Board Certification in June of 2022, making him one of .2% of all Florida attorneys to achieve such a distinction

Scott graduated with honors from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law with an LL.M. in Taxation.  He received his J.D. from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, and his B.A. in English and Latin from Wake Forest University.  Scott also earned a post-doctorate degree in sarcasm (with a concentration in passive aggression) after a three-decade-long apprenticeship with his father, the original Snarkicist, a true revolutionary in the field and a singular individual, who—it must be noted—would have been a Nobel Laureate in the subject if those Swedes on the medal committee weren’t so damn myopic…but “we” digress…

Scott lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with his beautiful (and ever so patient) wife, two young children, two dogs, a cat he likes, and a cat who does not acknowledge that he exists.

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