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Kristen M. Lynch, Esq.
Partner

Kristen M. Lynch, Esq.

Phone: (954) 880-9500 Download vCard

Kristen M. Lynch, Esq. is a Partner at the law firm of Lubell Rosen, where she works with clients regarding probate matters, guardianship, and estate and retirement planning. Ms. Lynch is an Accredited Estate Planner® as designated by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, and has been named among “Women Leaders in the Law” and “Top Rated Lawyers” by Martindale-Hubbell®. Since 2008, she has been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Lynch began her career in the trust banking industry, where she served more than 15 years as a vice president and trust officer with SunTrust Bank. During that time, she was the divisional manager of IRA Services within the Trust Department for the South Florida region. Ms. Lynch previously worked at several South Florida law firms in the capacity of partner, shareholder and attorney. She has represented clients in regard to probates, guardianships, estate planning, asset protection, philanthropic planning and charitable giving, and retirement planning.

She sits on several planned giving committees and boards within the University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University communities. She is also actively involved in the local chapter for the American Lung Association and has been a faculty member at Florida Trust School since 2007. Ms. Lynch is a frequent lecturer for professional organizations and Continuing Legal Education events, and has been published multiple times in The Florida Bar Journal, Journal of Retirement Planning, Leimberg Financial Services and Trusts & Estates magazine.

She lives in Boca Raton with her rescue dog Hairy Houdini, and enjoys music and giving back to others and the community whenever possible.

Awards & Honors

  • Named Top Rated Lawyer® in Trusts and Estates by Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Named to Women Leaders in the Law by The American Lawyer magazine and Martindale-Hubbell, 2011 – 2015
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, 2008 – 2015
  • Received John Arthur Jones Annual Service Award from The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, 2011
  • Named Board Member of the Year for the American Lung Association Southeast Region, 2008
  • Florida Trend’s Up & Coming Legal Elite, 2006

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • IRA, Employee Benefit & Insurance Committee for The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, Co-Chair, 2015
  • The Florida Bar Journal, The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law column, Co-Editor, 2008 – present
  • The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar Executive Council, Member, 2004 – present
  • The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, Sponsorship Committee, Chair, 2006 – 2013
  • IRA, Employee Benefit & Insurance Committee for The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, Chair, 2004 – 2009
  • Erwin & Barbara Mautner Charitable Foundation, Board Member, 2008 – present
  • Nova Southeastern University, Fellow, through the Mautner Foundation, 2013 – present

Community Involvement

  • Community Foundation of Broward’s Professional Advisors Council, Member, 2012 – present
  • University of Miami Planned Giving Advisory Board, Member, 2008 – present
  • American Lung Association Southeast Region Board of Directors and Advisory Board, Member, 2007 – present
  • Nova Southeastern University Planned Giving Board, Member, 1996 – present
  • Florida Trust School, Faculty, 2007 – 2014
  • Planned Giving and Endowment Committee for the Center for the Arts at Mizner Park, Chair, 2003 – 2010