Daniel D. Akel
Martindale Hubbell Law Directory Rating "AV" (highest)
Stockholder/Partner in Holbrook, Akel, Cold, Ray & Reichard, P.A. or predecessors since 1983
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Daniel D. Akel


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Admitted To Bar

1980, Florida; 1981, U.S. Tax Court; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; Certified Public Accountant, Florida, 1980.


Florida State University (B.S., 1973), University of North Florida (B.B.A., 1977), Ohio Northern University (J.D., Willis Honor Society, 1980). Phi Alpha Delta.

Email: dakel@hacsr.com

Areas of Expertise

Charitable Entities

Advice and counsel to various non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable entities, including local and national organizations.

Corporate And Business Law

Corporate and partnership law, including formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and limited partnerships. Preparation of business and commercial transaction agreements, partnership, shareholder and LLC operating agreements, employment, deferred and incentive compensation agreements, phantom stock plans, stock appreciation plans and related agreements. Business purchase and sale transactions.

Estate Planning, Probate, And Trust

Preparation of wills and revocable living trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, and other estate planning documents designed to obtain the maximum tax advantages for the lifetime and testamentary transfer of wealth.

Real Estate

All types of real estate transactions, including contract preparation, closing services, leases, mortgages, and guarantees. Commercial real estate development, sales, acquisitions, exchanges (like kind tax deferred 1031 exchanges), leasing, and commercial condominiums.