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Jolyon D. Acosta

Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates by The Florida Bar
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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6462
F: 813.223.9620

Jolyon Acosta’s practice focuses on federal and state taxation, corporate law, partnership law, wills, trusts, estate planning and estate administration. His practice includes transactional planning as well as representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local taxing authorities in a variety of tax matters.

Mr. Acosta is a Certified Public Accountant, although he does not currently practice public accounting,  and, prior to entering the legal profession, he practiced as a CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tampa, Florida and a consultant with Accenture out of the Washington D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia offices.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Certified Public Accountant

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member

The Florida Bar
     • Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member, Past-President of West Coast Chapter

Florida Tax Institute, Executive Committee

Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Class of 2016

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America, 2015

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2012 - 2015

Recognized as Florida's "Up & Coming Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine, 2014


Mr. Acosta was born and raised in Tampa, Florida.


University of Florida, LL.M, Taxation, 2007

  • Florida Bar Tax Section Graduate Assistantship

University of Florida, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006

  • University of Florida Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

Virginia Tech, M.S., Accounting, 1998

Florida State University, B.S., Accounting, magna cum laude, 1997

Bar and Court Admissions


United States Tax Court