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Jennifer E. Okcular


Assistant - Alexandra Palacios

Jennifer E. Okcular, a Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates attorney and shareholder in the law firm of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida, was admitted to the Florida Bar in April of 2005 and joined the firm as an associate in 2006. She practices primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, asset protection planning and probate administration. Jennifer graduated from Class II of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in May 2017. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the practice area of Tax Law in Best Lawyers in America® since 2019. She has also been named as a top Florida attorney in the area of Estate Planning & Probate by Florida Super Lawyers since 2017.

Jennifer graduated first in her class from Stetson University College of Law in 2004. After graduating from Stetson, Jennifer attended the University of Florida Graduate Tax Program, where she graduated in the top ten in her class in 2005. Jennifer received her B.A. from the University of Florida in 2001.


Jennifer is a member of the Junior League of Miami, Inc., a women's organization that promotes volunteerism and the Ambassador's Legacy Council for Miami Children's Hospital Foundation. She is also a member of the University of Florida Alumni Association and Florida Lawyers Network Aventura Chapter.

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law

  • Estate Planning

  • Asset Protection Planning

  • Probate and Trust Administration

Bar Admissions
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates, 2005

  • University of Florida, LL.M. Taxation 2006

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude 2004

  • University of Florida, B.A. 2001

Honors & Distinctions

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  • Best Lawyers (since 2019)

  • Super Lawyers (since 2017)

Memberships & Community Associations
  • Florida Fellows Institute Class II/ACTEC

  • Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division

  • University of Florida Alumni Association

  • Florida Lawyers Network Aventura Chapter

  • Junior League of Miami, Inc., Member

  • Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, Ambassador Legacy Council

Presentations / Lectures

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Jennifer Okcular has presented estate planning and asset protection topics to the following institutions:

  • National Business Institute (NBI) - Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE)


For a list of legal publications authored by the attorneys of Nelson & Nelson PA visit Publications.

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