Van practices primarily in the areas of taxation, trusts, and estates, and corporate law. He represents clients regularly in IRS tax controversies and also works in the areas of tax-exempt organizations and employee benefits, including qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation planning. Van holds a Master of Tax Law (LL.M.) degree in addition to his J.D. and has an A.V. rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Van served as an Adjunct Professor of Tax Law at Florida State University College of Law from 1996 to 2003 and is a former member of the Executive Council, Tax Section, of the Florida Bar.
A native of Pensacola, Florida, Van returned home to join Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon in 2012 after practicing in Tallahassee for 30 years. He now resides full-time in the firm’s new office in the Miramar Beach-Sandestin area but is available as well in the Pensacola and Tallahassee offices.