Jerome Hesch, Esq.


(T) 305.921.9421
(F) 305.395.3978
20295 NE 29th PL., Suite 201
Aventura, FL 33180


After 20 years as a full-time law professor, Jerry Hesch became a practicing tax lawyer, and is currently an adjunct professor of law at the Florida International University Law School, and has taught courses in the past as an adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University Law School, the University of Miami School of Law Graduate Program in Estate Planning and the On-Line LL.M. Programs at the University of San Francisco Law School and the Boston University School of Law.

Jerry is a tax and estate planning consultant for lawyers throughout the country and is Special Senior Tax Counsel hired as a resource for Dorot & Bensimon PL. He is not a member of the law firm.

His a frequent lecturer in the field of taxation law regularly teaches at continuing legal education seminars throughout the country, such as the NYU Annual Institute on Taxation, the University of Southern California Tax Institute and the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. Jerry also served on the Drafting Committee for the Florida Revised Uniform Partnership Act and the Florida Governor’s Unitary Tax Study Committee.

Jerry has authored and co-authored numerous educational publications in the field of taxation law, including a law school casebook on Federal income taxation now in its fourth edition: The Individual Tax Base: Cases, Problems and Policies in Federal Taxation (with Prof. Laurie Malman, NYU, Prof. Linda Sugin, Fordham and Prof. Lewis Solomon, The George Washington University).

As Special Tax Counsel for Dorot & Bensimon PL, Jerry’s client base consists of some of the most respected tax attorneys in the country. Located in the Aventura office of the firm, Jerry is regularly involved in the firm’s most complex and innovative strategies and is a treasure trove of knowledge and ideas.

After earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Michigan and his law degree from the University of Buffalo, Jerry went on to work at the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C. from 1970 to 1975, and then became a full-time law professor from 1975 through 1994.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida State Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • University at Buffalo Law School, Juris Doctor.
  • The University of Michigan, Master of Business Administration.
  • The University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts.
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