Palm Beach attorney Ronald Kochman has practiced law for 35 years in both Florida and the state of New York. He holds the position of Managing Member at Kochman & Ziska PLC, where he has been serving clients in trusts and estates matters since establishing the firm in 1999. Over the years, Ronald Kochman has held the roles of associate, partner, and vice president at a variety of firms. Prior to joining his current practice, he was a Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn and, subsequently, a Partner at Hodgson Russ LLP. He first held the role of Partner at Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP, where he worked for eight years. In addition to his various partner roles, Ronald Kochman spent five years as Vice President for the United States Trust Company of New York; he also served as the Manager of the company’s Estate and Trust Department. Ronald Kochman’s early years as an attorney included working for Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays, & Handler as an Associate. Ronald Kochman has shared his expertise in the trusts and estates field in numerous publications, presentations, and seminars. His article “Ways to Accomplish Long Term Objectives in Medium Size Estates” was published in the November 1994 issue of Trusts and Estates. Other articles Ronald Kochman has written include “Moving Is a Family Decision,” “Are You Immune from a State Income Tax Audit?,” and “Protective Measures and Considerations in Litigation.” In his role at Kochman & Ziska PLC, Ronald Kochman guides Florida residents through the process of planning trusts, estates, and wills. He also consults with New York firms on Florida legal issues. A member of the Florida Bar Association, Ronald Kochman serves on several committees. He is a member of the Development Committee for the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Planned Giving Committee of the Norton Museum of Art.