Troy H. Myers, Jr.
Shareholder | At Icard Merrill Since 1979Troy H. Myers, Jr. is a shareholder with the firm. Mr. Myers joined Icard Merrill and has practiced with the firm continuously since 1979. The emphasis of his practice since 1979 has been on matters relating to immigration law, federal and state income and estate tax, business law, offshore organizations, foreign and domestic asset protection, complex equitable distribution issues in domestic relations cases, and estate planning.
Since 1994, a substantial part of Mr. Myers’ practice has been in asset protection and preservation planning for both United States citizens and residents, and clients who are not United States citizens or residents. He is active in representing businesses and business owners, in the formation and structuring of business entities including corporations, limited liability companies, and general and limited partnerships. His knowledge of business, tax, and estate planning techniques is invaluable in representing and advising clients in complex dissolution cases to either reach a fair and practical settlement, or in litigation situations, to be able to logically present and explain complex asset situations to enable the court to properly deal with equitable division issues.
Mr. Myers is active in representing foreign persons purchasing and selling real estate in Florida, and compliance with applicable state and federal laws. In 2000, Mr. Myers became the head of Icard Merrill's immigration department. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and frequently participates in immigration seminars. He has achieved extensive knowledge in all areas of immigration law.
Mr. Myers practiced law for four years in Florence, Alabama, and left practice in 1978 to attend the graduate law program at the University of Florida, receiving the Master of Laws (LL.M. taxation) degree in 1979.
Mr. Myers is a 1974 graduate of Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. During law school, he participated in legal organizations including the law review where he was an Executive and an Associate Editor. He graduated from Texas A & M University in 1967. He served in the United States Air Force from 1967 until 1971, and was discharged as a captain in 1971.
Mr. Myers is active in supporting the Florida Bar and Icard, Merrill's pro bono program, participating in representing the poor in foreclosure actions, domestic relations litigation, and immigration cases before the USCIS and in Immigration Court. In 2010, and 2011, he received recognition from the Twelfth Judicial Circuit for more than 100 hours each year of pro bono legal services. In 2011 he was recognized by Legal Aid of Manasota and was presented the Pro Bono Excellence Award, in recognition of his dedication and commitment to providing Pro Bono Legal Services in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. Also in 2011, he received the Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, in recognition of his professional leadership by his personal commitment to providing legal services to the poor. In 2008, Mr. Myers was appointed to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, and presently serves as Chair of the committee.
EducationTexas A&M University
Cumberland School of Law (honors)
University of Florida School of Law (LLM - taxation)
ContactT (941) 953-8110
F (941) 366-6384
- Business and Corporate Law
- Buying and Selling Property
- Corporate Tax
- Estate Planning
- Estate Tax, Gift Tax, and Generation-Skipping Tax
- Family Law and Divorce
- Immigration Law
- Mortgage Foreclosures
- Real Estate and Personal Property Taxation
- Title Insurance