Herb Law Firm, Chartered

Herb Law Firm, Chartered

The firm is available for representation in all areas of probate, trust, and guardianship administration and litigation, civil litigation and appeals. The principal is also available to serve as mediator in probate, trust and guardianship matters.

Firm Overview

Main Office

Herb Law Firm, Chartered
2200 Corporate Blvd. NW, Ste. 315
Boca Raton FL 33431


(561) 982-9930


(561) 982-9934

Estate Planning

Appellate Practice; Civil Litigation; Estate Planning; Guardianship Administration; Guardianship Litigation; Probate Administration; Probate Litigation; Trust Administration; Trust Litigation; Mediation of Guardianship, Probate and Trust matters.

For 37 years, Attorney Herb has dedicated his practice

James A. Herb

Herb Law Firm, Chartered


Palm Beach County Bar Association
Broward County Bar Association
American Bar Association
The Florida Bar -
Member: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section -
Executive Council, 1986-2008;
Chairman, ADR Committee, 1996-2000;
Chairman, Probate and Trust Litigation
Committee, 1988-1992;
Former Probate Division Seminar Coordinator.
Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section,
Charter Member.
Tax Section.
Litigation Section.


Florida Probate Dictionary, 1998, Author.
Chapter 3, "Jurisdiction," (Co-Author) Practice Under
Florida Probate Code, 6th Edition, The Florida Bar,
Chapter 4, "Rights of the Surviving Family," Litigation
Under Florida Probate Code, 8th Edition, The Florida
Bar, 2011;
Chapter 15, "Appellate Practice in Probate," Litigation
Under Florida Probate Code, 8th Edition, The Florida
Bar, 2011;


Seminar Lecturer and Author (Continuing Legal Education): Will Contests, 1985; Trust Litigation, 1985; Florida Bar Estate Planning and Probate Certification Exam Review Course Materials, 1986; Basic Probate and Guardianship Practice, 1986, 1989, 1990-1997; Estate Planning and Probate in Florida, 1987; Preventing Probate Litigation, 1988 and 1990; Attorneys Fees in Probate, 1988; Mortmain, Antilapse, and Virtual Representation, 1988; Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Considerations, 1988; Representing the Creditor in Probate, 1989; Elective Share and Family Rights, 1989; Dispute Resolution Short of Litigation, 1989; Appeals in Will Contests, 1991; Ethics in Estate Planning and Fiduciary Administration, 1992; 1992 Probate and Guardianship Rules Update; Appeals in Probate Litigation, 1993; Wills, Trusts and Estates Certification Review Course, 1995-2001 (Chairman); Legislative Update Seminar, 1996-1997. (Chairman/Co-Chairman); FLEA Probate Team, 1997, 1999; Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1997, 1998; Dual Representation in Estate Planning, 1999; Probate Litigation, A Primer, 2000; Trust and Estate Litigation in the Real World, 2001; Ethics, the New and the Eternal, 2001; Co-Author: "The Butler Tetralogy: The Tipsy Coachman Doctrine Revisited," Florida Bar Journal, July/August, 2011; Co-Author: "Tales of the Tipsy Coachman," Florida Bar Journal, December, 2007; "The Supreme Court takes Exception to the Probate Exception," Florida Bar Journal, November, 2006. Certified Circuit Mediator. Certificated Arbitrator.

Born: Pottstown, Pennsylvania 1950


Bar Number: 262633
Florida, 1978


Nova Southeastern University
J.D., 1978