Charles J. Zimmerer, Esq., C.P.A.

Charles Zimmerer has represented clients around the world in cases involving taxation, banking, securities, mergers, and various business torts. He has enjoyed success as a criminal prosecutor in over 60 jury and bench trials and several non-jury trials. His work has involved serious crimes such as armed drug trafficking, attempted murder of law enforcement, and several cases involving federal investigation.

Zimmerer is commonly called on to represent clients in the most complicated and significant tax matters. He has defended people and property against audits, collection due processes, criminal tax fraud and tax evasion. In addition to representing tax-preparers and taxpayers in both civil and criminal courts, he has prior experience with tax court trials. Zimmerer has regularly represented clients with IRS issues in relation to bankruptcy, divorce, investment transactions, and international trade. He has defended clients on matters involving Tax Preparer Penalties and Promoter Penalties.

Zimmerer lives with his wife and son in Miami.

Education

University of Florida (J.D. cum laude 2003; law journal)
Florida Atlantic University (B.S. in Finance and International Business 2000)

Bar Admission

Florida
District of Columbia

Affiliations

The Florida Bar – Section of Taxation
The Florida Bar – Section of Real Property and Probate Law Section
The Florida Board of Accountancy – Division of CPAs

Civic Involvement & Honors

Brevard Hispanic Center – Board Member
Brickell Opus Wealth Management – Board Member
American Academy of Attorney – Certified Public Accountants – Executive Vice President & Board Member
Campaign Treasurer for Elect Ari Abraham Circuit Court Judge; 17th Judicial Circuit
Campaign Treasurer for Re-Elect John “Jay” Hurley County Court Judge; Broward County
Campaign Treasurer for Elect Kim Theresa Mollica County Court Judge; Broward County
Campaign Treasurer for Elect Dan Daley; Coral Springs Commission
Campaign Treasurer for Elect Keith S. London; Hallandale Beach Commission

Publications & Lecturers

AAA-CPA Networking Luncheon; University of Miami School of Law; Panel Speaker

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies in Immigration Cases: Finding Jurisdiction to Review Unexhausted Claims the Board of Immigration Appeals Considers Sua Sponte on the Merits; American Journal of Trial Advocacy

Immigration Law: Nowhere to turn- Illegal aliens cannot use the freedom of information act as a discovery tool to fight unfair removal proceedings; Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law