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Thornton B. Henry

Brad focuses his practice on his passion: estate, trust, guardianship, and fiduciary litigation. He has helped clients achieve outstanding outcomes involving the most complicated issues and tens of millions of dollars in assets.

Like Brett C. Barner, Thornton Bradshaw Henry (“Brad”) is a local son with a legal pedigree. Brad, who is the son of a prominent probate attorney, is a native Floridian who was born and raised in West Palm Beach. Brad attended The Benjamin School from kindergarten through 12th grade. Brad graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, where he earned the Omicron Delta Kappa award, the highest academic achievement awarded to one graduating senior. After college, Brad attended the Duke Divinity School where he earned a Masters in Theological Studies, graduating magna cum laude.

After graduating from Duke, Brad taught fourth grade at his alma mater, the Benjamin School, for two years before deciding that he had another calling – the law. Brad attended law school at the University of Florida, where he earned his J.D. with a focus on estate planning and fiduciary responsibilities. Brad focuses his practice on his passion: estate, trust, guardianship, and fiduciary litigation. He has helped clients achieve outstanding outcomes involving the most complicated issues and tens of millions of dollars in assets.

Brad recently graduated from the inaugural class of the prestigious Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estates Council (ACTEC). He also published an article in the March 2016 issue of the Florida Bar Journal, entitled, “The Chameleon is Too Big and Cannot Be Subdivided,” which dealt with issues related to Florida’s homestead law.

Brad is very involved with local and state bar activities. He is currently serving as the chair for the Estates and Trust Law Section of the Palm Beach County Bench Bar Association (PBCBA) for the second year in a row and is a member of the Probate/Guardianship Practice Committee and the Estate and Probate CLE Committee for the PBCBA. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Palm Beach County. On the state-wide level, Brad is a member of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (RPPTL) and regularly attends their quarterly meetings around the state.

Brad Henry holds the prestigious AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent® rating evidences his peers’ ranking of him as holding the highest level of professional excellence. An AV Preeminent® rating is Martindale’s highest possible peer review rating and takes into account the ability and ethics of the lawyer as well as confidential opinions of members of the bar and judiciary. The honor is bestowed upon those lawyers, who exude extraordinary legal capability and adhere to strict ethics.