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Jones Foster Shareholder Theodore S. Kypreos Elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Jones Foster, a private and commercial law firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, is pleased to announce that Trusts & Estates Litigation Shareholder Theodore S. Kypreos has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Theo was one of 35 Fellows elected nationwide following the College’s 2023 Fall Meeting and the only attorney from Florida in his class. To qualify for membership in ACTEC, an attorney must be nominated by an active Fellow as part of an extensive nomination process lasting six to nine months and meet professional requirements to be considered for election by the Board of Regents.

ACTEC's selection of Theo for membership was based on many factors, including over 10 years of active practice in probate and trust law; his substantial leadership contributions to the field of trust and estate law through lectures, thought leadership, and active participation in The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section as well as his role as president of both the Palm Beach County Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Section; and his consistent recognition in the field of trusts and estates law in peer-reviewed publications such as Florida Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America.

As a Fellow of the College, Theo will support its mission in the improvement and reform of probate, trust, and tax laws and procedures in addition to professional practice standards.

ACTEC is a prestigious national, peer-elected association of approximately 2,400 lawyers and law professors who are skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts, estate planning, and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors, and incompetents.

About Theodore S. Kypreos

Jones Foster Shareholder Theo Kypreos is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of probate and trust litigation, trust and estate administration, guardianship law, and fiduciary litigation.

Theo represents corporate and individual fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and heirs in all probate, trust, and guardianship settings including will and trust contests, breach of trust actions, trustee removal and accounting actions, will and trust reformation and modification proceedings, contested guardianships, elective share proceedings, Florida homestead disputes, exploitation and tortious interference litigation, and matters relating to probate creditors’ claims.

Theo served as the 2014-2015 President of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and is a frequent lecturer for both the PBCBA and The Florida Bar on topics related to probate, trust, and guardianship law. He is consistently recognized by peer and industry publications, including The Best Lawyers in America where he was named 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation - Trusts & Estates in the West Palm Beach metro area.

About Jones Foster

Jones Foster is a commercial and private client law firm headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Established in 1924, the firm has served as an integral part of South Florida’s growth and prosperity for nearly a century. Through a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jones Foster delivers original legal solutions that help clients, colleagues, and the community to move forward. Notably, the majority of the firm’s Shareholders have received the designation of Board-Certified Specialist by The Florida Bar in their specific practice area. The firm’s attorneys focus their practice in Real Estate, Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Private Wealth, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Corporate & Tax, and Land Use & Governmental. For more information, please visit