Seth E. Ellis, is a Director at Tripp Scott, P.A. Prior to joining Tripp Scott, Seth was the Managing Partner of a boutique estate planning group located in Boca Raton, Florida and Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Mr. Ellis takes a personal approach to both the management of his practice and the application of law. He believes that the practice of estate planning is truly personal and each client’s situation is unique. In estate planning, we deal with family matters, finances and worst-case scenarios and this requires a personal approach. In order to effectively carry out trust and estates counseling, we need to establish a level of trust with our clients and listen to our clients’ needs.
Mr. Ellis has been active in the South Florida Entrepreneurs’ Organization (“EO”) for over seven years. For the past two years Mr. Ellis has been a member of the EO South Florida Board of Directors and currently serves as the chair for Strategic Alliance Partners for the South Florida EO Chapter. Mr. Ellis was just appointed as the Strategic Alliances Director for the US East Regional Council for EO for calendar year 2016-2017.
Mr. Ellis is active in Palm Beach County through his involvement in many local charities and several national charitable organizations. He served as a director of the Alzheimer Foundation of America on its national board. Mr. Ellis was the Chairman of the Board of The Haven in Boca Raton, Florida and now serves on the South County Leadership Advisory Council for the Place of Hope at The Haven Campus. He is a member of the Business & Professional Division Leadership Cabinet and a member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. He was nominated in 2009 to receive the "2009 Biggest Heart Award" at the Men with Caring Hearts Awards presentation.
In addition, he is a member of the Boca Raton Estate Planning Council.
A Massachusetts native, Mr. Ellis attended Union College in Schenectady, New York before earning his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Mr. Ellis earned his LL.M. in Estate Planning at the University Of Miami School Of Law where he later taught as an adjunct professor.
LL.M. in Estate Planning