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MEET OUR TEAM

The Law Office of Howard L. Schwartz, P.A.

We take pride in our unified approach in order to help you achieve all of your planning goals efficiently and conveniently. Below is the Law Office of Howard L. Schwartz, P.A. Team.

Howard L. Schwartz, P.A.

Howard L. Schwartz, ESQ., CPA  is the Managing Partner of the Law Firm. Howard started his prosperous and successful career with a big eight accounting firm (Deloitte, Haskins & Sells) in New York where he assisted countless businesses with their Accounting and Tax needs. Howard attended New York Law School, in New York City, New York and was admitted to practice law in Florida on November 19, 1984. Shortly thereafter, Howard incorporated The Law Office of Howard L. Schwartz, P.A, which focuses its services on Estate Planning and Trusts, Probate, Business Law, Real Estate Law, and Tax Law. Since then, Howard has lectured extensively at the Florida Institute of CPAs annual convention and local chapters, as well as brokerage firms and insurance companies in the areas of Financial Planning, Estate Planning and Taxation. Howard co-hosted a post stock market television show, reviewing the week’s stock market and economic events. Additionally, Howard co-hosted a financial radio show. Howard overviews all Law Firm Departments to ensure that each department is meeting the expectations and needs of his Clients.

Zachary Gaynor, Esq., CPA  is an Associate at the Law Firm. Zachary is a Boca Raton native, a Top Ten Student Olympic Height graduate, and is a triple Gator. At the University of Florida, Zachary received his Bachelors in Accounting, Masters in Accounting, and his Juris Doctorate. During Law School, Zachary was a member of the Tax Moot Court Team, Vice-President of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA), Vice-President of Phi Delta Phi (the Legal Honor Society), Vice-President of the Association of Tax Law, and a member of the Trust & Estates Society. In addition, Zachary graduated with honors and received numerous book awards (award given for the highest grade achieved in a class). During law school, Zachary interned for a Judge in the Florida 10th Judicial Circuit Court and for a boutique trust and estate firm in Boca Raton. After law school, Zachary started his career off in Miami at Ernst Young. Zachary worked with a range of corporations in many different industries. Zachary gained many skills at Ernst Young which he brings with him to this firm. At this firm, Zachary is involved with legal and tax matters.

Zachary is an active member of the Boca Raton community; he gives speeches to his Alumni Mater, Olympic Heights, and is an advisor for BBYO. Zachary is married to Talia Gaynor, and they have one child together. In his free time, Zachary likes spending time with his child, going to the gym, and cooking steak.

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

Susan Pennington is the Office Manager and a Paralegal with the Law Firm. Over the past twenty-four years, Sue has managed the Law Firm’s back office operations and has strived to ensure that all of our clients’ needs and expectations are being met on a day-to-day basis. Sue attended Westchester Business Institute in White Plains, New York and worked for many years with General Foods Corporation prior to joining the Law Firm in 1995. Sue obtained her Certificate to practice as a Paralegal from the Florida Bar and focuses on Estate Planning, Probate Administration, and Real Estate Transactions. Sue is married, has two beautiful daughters and is the proud “Mimi” of two beautiful granddaughters with whom she spends most of her free time with.

Talya Pinto is a legal intern who attends Florida Atlantic University. Talya is consistently on the dean’s list at FAU and is very active with Model UN. Talya’s class won first place in a competition against universities from all around the world. Talya is a Boca Raton native and attended Boca High. Talya is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Business Law and Psychology. She is currently studying for the LSAT with the goal of attending Law School. After Law School, Talya wants to be a Transactional Lawyer.

TAX DEPARTMENT

Michael Tischuk, CPA is a CPA at the Law Office. Michael prepares tax returns and corresponds with the IRS and state tax authorities on various issues on behalf of clients. Michael holds a Business Degree from Rutgers University. Before joining the Firm, Michael worked at an accounting firm in Pompano Beach for three years as a bookkeeper and tax preparer. Before becoming an accountant, Michael was a US Army soldier working as a foreign language translator at Fort Hood, Texas. Michael speaks Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Polish. Michael is married, has two daughters and loves running, biking, and swimming.

Saudly K. Jean joined the firm in 2014. Saudly is an accounting assistant here at the Law Office. Saudly currently handles payroll, bill pay and business accounting for the firm. Saudly is currently attending Florida Atlantic University to complete her bachelors in Health Science. She then plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Accounting. Saudly assists Janet, the Accounting Manager, by getting all the financial reports ready so Janet can begin preparation of tax returns. In her free time Saudly enjoys spending time with her family and relaxing.

FRONT DESK

Tracey Hiler joined our firm in 2018. Tracey is the Law Firms Receptionist and is responsible for catering to our client’s needs. Tracey is a Boca Raton native and attended Palm Beach State College. Tracey intends on returning to school to pursue a career as a Paralegal. Tracey has worked for other companies prior to our firm in which she received awards for outstanding customer service. Tracey has a son and enjoys spending most of her time with family. Tracey also enjoys going to the beach, gym, and watersports.

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