Co-author of Bridging the Gap: Drafting for Tax and Administration Issues, (ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 2000) , Professor Powell is much sought-after by bar and other professional groups as a lecturer on estate planning.
He teaches Property, Estate and Gift Tax, Gratuitous Transfers and Estate Planning. His numerous teaching awards evidence that he is recognized as one of the Florida State Law's most popular teachers. Professor Powell is an Academic Fellow on the American College on Trust and Estate Counsel. He graduated with honors from University of Texas Law School in 1972, and he received an LL.M. in taxation a year later from New York University School of Law.