We strive for excellent communication throughout the representation process and we are always available to answer your questions and provide you with customized advice based on your individual legal situation.

Karel Ourednik IV



Mr. Ourednik has been the president of Ourednik Law Offices, P.A. since 2003. Our Jacksonville office is located in the southside of Jacksonville, at the corner of Touchton Road East and Gate Parkway, while our Houston office is located in the Oak Forest area. However, you will often find Mr. Ourednik meeting with clients at their businesses and medical practices. We offer this service because we understand that as the client, you may be extremely busy.

Areas where we assist clients include tax planning and controversy, business and corporate law issues, asset protection and estate planning and Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law.

At Ourednik Law Offices, clients come first. When representing you, we make every effort to help you work through your legal issues. First though, we listen carefully to you. We use plain English to explain and answer your questions.

Mr. Ourednik personally speaks with clients both in client conference and during telephone conferences. You won’t be shuffled off to a secretary or paralegal.

If your legal issue is outside the scope of our practice areas, we will refer you to other experienced lawyers who can handle your case.

Practice Areas:

  • Asset Protection
  • Business Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law


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Special Honors
  • Super Lawyer, 2019


Professional Associations
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • SBRN - Small Business Resource Network
  • Northeast Florida Estate Planning Council

Education
and Experience


Law Degrees:
  • University of Florida with a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.): tax law program consistently ranked number two in the United States.
  • Ohio Northern University with a Juris Doctor (J.D.): received Dean’s list honors and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
Graduate Degree:
  • State University of New York with a Master of Science in Industrial Technology.
Undergraduate Degree:
  • Brock University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Teaching Experience
  • Full time doctrinal Assistant Professor of Law – Florida Coastal School of Law – Courses taught included first year Property Law and Federal Income Taxation (2008-2009).
  • Adjunct Professor of Law Florida Coastal School of Law Federal Income Taxation (Fall 2006 to Present).
  • Instructor – AAA Construction School Lecture on business, estate planning and asset protection issues for Florida contractors and business owners (2006 and 2007).
Speaking Engagements:
  • Small Business Resource Network Legal Network – 2013 Chairperson. (Small Business Development Center – University of North Florida).
  • Panelist on the Florida Real Property, Trust and Probate Section of the Florida Bar Association, Liaison with Law Students (2004 and 2005).
  • Guest lecturer on the topics of business entity selection and the Florida limited liability company at Florida Coastal School of Law Institute of General Practice (Spring 2005).
  • Speaker at the Estate Planning Seminar in Ponte Vedra Beach, topics related to understanding the probate process in Florida (October 2004).
Published Author:
  • The Laws and Rules Governing Trustees, Non-Monetary Aspects of Trust Administration and Keeping the Books – Accounting in Trust Administration, in Fundamentals of Trust Administration (National Business Institute 2012).
  • Overview and General Issues: Florida Trust Code Parts I, II, and III, in New Trust Code Law (Lorman Education Services 2008).
  • Creation, Validity, Modification, and Termination of Trust, in New Trust Code Law (Lorman Education Services 2008).
  • Multidisciplinary Practice and Professional Responsibility after Enron, FLORIDA COASTAL LAW JOURNAL (Spring 2003).
  • Comparative Study of Air and Water Pollution Levels in the Metal Fabrication, Pulp and Paper and Petrochemical Industries (Spring 1994).
Relevant Past Experience:
  • Tax, business and estate planning attorney for one of Gainesville, Florida’s longest continually operating law firms. Owned and managed a construction company for many years.

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