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What makes Thomas A. Moseley, Chartered different?

Just as some doctors practice preventative medicine to avoid future medical problems, Thomas A. Moseley, Chartered practices preventative law to avoid future legal problems. Unfortunately, many people do not seek legal advice until the worry and fear regarding a legal issue becomes intolerable. At Thomas A. Moseley, Chartered we encourage clients to make a smart decision before a problem develops or before a problem worsens. The time to protect your children’s inheritance and your assets is before a problem develops. The time to properly plan an estate is before you die or become incompetent and family disputes arise. The time to make a smart real estate, mortgage or business decision is before you buy, before problems arise or before a foreclosure is filed.

If problems do arise, Thomas A. Moseley, Chartered can help you manage those problems.

If you are faced with an important decision, let us minimize the worry and fear in making that decision.


Thomas A. Moseley

TOM MOSELEYThomas A. Moseley, born in Denver, Colorado in 1956, received a B.S.B.A. degree with high honors in Finance in 1978 from the University of Florida. He earned his J.D. in 1981 from Stetson University College of Law and a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1982. He has held a Series 7 securities license since 1991. In addition, he received Board Certification from the Florida Bar Association as a specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates in 2000. He also received the highest peer review rating for ability and ethics (AV) from Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Moseley became associated with the firm of Grimes, Goebel, Parry, Blue, Boylston and McGuire in 1982. He was also an associate of the firm of Early and Early in Sarasota, Florida. Mr. Moseley practiced with his own firm for six years principally in the areas of real estate, estate planning, corporation and business law and taxation and was a partner in the firm of Greene, Donnelly, Schermer, Tipton & Moseley for six years. Mr. Moseley has extensive experience with residential and commercial real property transactions, mortgages, title insurance, estate planning, including wills, health care surrogate designations, and probate administration. Mr. Moseley has co-authored several articles in the area of estate planning. His experience in corporation and business law includes entity selection, formation and termination, and business acquisitions and sales. Mr. Moseley was an adjunct professor and taught corporations and business organizations at Manatee Community College. Mr. Moseley's experience in the area of taxation includes tax free exchanges, tax exempt organizations, estate and gift tax planning and practice and procedure before the Internal Revenue Service, including audits, liens and collections.

Mr. Moseley is a member of the Florida Bar and the Manatee County Bar Association. Mr. Moseley is currently serving as Chairman of the Florida Area Council of Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He is Past President and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County, Inc. Mr. Moseley is a member of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and past chairman of its Legislative Affairs committee. He is also the Vice President of the Bradenton Kiwanis. He is a member of Florida Blue Key and Omicron Delta Kappa, leadership fraternities. He is a title insurance agent for Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund.

Mr. Moseley has extensive experience in the practice of mortgage law. He has assisted numerous clients with the evaluation, selection and application for a mortgage. He assists clients in selecting the proper mortgage based on credit rating, loan to value, debt ratios, intended length of ownership and type of occupancy.

Mr. Moseley has received numerous awards for his community service. In 2001 Mr. Moseley was recognized as Board Member of the Year for the Florida Area Council of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In 2001 he was awarded the National Medallion from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In 2002 he received the 10 Who Care award from Channel 10 for outstanding community service. In 2006 he received the Community Service Leader Award from the Manatee County Bar Association. In 2008, Mr. Moseley was given the President’s Service Award from President George Bush for his volunteer service.