John R. Kancilia Attorney At Law
1795 West NASA Blvd. Melbourne, Florida 32901
John joined the firm in December 2000 as a shareholder. John has been designated as a board certified lawyer in both health law and tax law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization. John was able to obtain certification because of his representation experience in health care and tax matters, compilation of a significant number of continuing legal education credits in law, and passing comprehensive examinations in health law and tax law. John's educational background also qualifies him to handle a number of corporate and tax-related matters, including tax representation before the Internal Revenue Service and complex mergers and acquisitions. As a board certified health and tax lawyer, John is able to use his corporate and tax law background in large medical ventures.
John was born in Trinidad, Colorado, and graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1972. On active duty in the Air Force, John served as a contracting officer in armed forces procurement. He obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Butler University in 1975 and graduated from the Delaware Law School of Widener University, cum laude, in 1980. In law school, he was an associate editor of its law review, the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. John returned to law school at the University of Miami, where he received an LL.M. in taxation from the School of Law in 1990 with a grade point average of 4.0.