DAVID B. FEREBEE

David B. Ferebee
Email: dbf1law@hotmail.com
Phone: 904-358-7001 | Fax: 904-353-2756
David B. Ferebee, senior partner, is also a licensed Certified Public Account (CPA, 1979) and holds a Masters of Law-Taxation (LL.M.) from the nationally recognized University of Florida Graduate Tax Program. Mr. Ferebee is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a recognized national lawyer directory, based on peer reviews and he has been named as one of the “Top Lawyers in Jacksonville” and as one of Jacksonville’s “Legal Eagles – Top River City Lawyers” by the Jacksonville magazine “904.”

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ferebee was a Trial Attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), representing the Government in trials before the United States Tax Court and serving as a legal advisor for IRS audit, collection, and criminal personnel.
Since 1985, Mr. Ferebee has been in private legal practice providing advice and legal representation primarily in areas of tax, Internal Revenue Service matters and estates, wills, trusts, guardianships, business and bankruptcy law representing clients in State and Federal courts including the Bankruptcy Courts, Tax Court, Federal District Courts, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. While in private practice he has qualified and testified in State and Federal Courts as an expert witness in tax and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Ferebee has been regularly requested by judges and other legal practitioners to serve as court appointed counsel in estate and guardianship cases protecting the rights of incapacitated individuals or minors. Mr. Ferebee has been lead trial counsel in several nationally reported and published trial decisions in the tax, estate, commercial law and bankruptcy areas. Mr. Ferebee’s commitments, clientele, and experience are broad based, including over 15 years of pro bono voluntary service to the Jacksonville Bar Association providing consultation in estate, tax, and bankruptcy matters.
Mr. Ferebee has been a lecturer, speaker and instructor in the estate and tax areas as well as an adjunct professor in tax research at the University of North Florida Graduate School of Accounting, an instructor in the estates and trusts course for the American Institute of Paralegal Studies, and a lecturer for the Jacksonville Bar Association, Florida Community College, and Jacksonville Public Libraries. 
Education: 

Mr. Ferebee obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (B.S. - Business Administration) and he received his Juris Doctor with Honors (J.D.) (and LL.M.) from the University of Florida.

Professional Affiliations (past and/or current):
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Association of Attorney Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Bankruptcy Institute 
  • Florida Bar Tax Law, Elder Law, Real Property and Probate Law Sections
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