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Press Release

November 10, 2022

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Media Contact: Shelley Patterson

Nelson & Nelson Recognized as a Tier 1 Firm in Miami
for Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Law in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms" Rankings 2023

MIAMI, FL — Nelson & Nelson, P.A. has been named a 2023 “Best Law Firm” in the annual U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings. The firm is recognized as a Miami Metropolitan Tier 1 firm for its professional excellence in Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law. It is also named a National Tier 3 firm in Tax Law.

Achieving a tiered ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.

The attorneys of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. who received recognition in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and contributed to the firm's "Best Law Firms" ranking include: Barry A. Nelson, the founder of the firm and author of Estate Planning and Asset Protection in Florida: A Plan to Survive Unexpected Financial Threats who has received 29 consecutive recognitions for his work in Trust and Estates Law and Tax Law; Jennifer E. Okcular, a shareholder of the firm who received her 5th inclusion for her work in Tax Law and her first recognition for Trusts and Estates Law; and Cassandra S. Nelson, an associate who received her 2nd recognition in Ones To Watch in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.

During the Best Law Firms review process one client of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. commented that "Nelson & Nelson provides exceptional estate planning advice that includes detailed education and significant discussions allowing the client to make the best decisions."

The “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

 
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Nelson & Nelson, P.A. is ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" as a Miami Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Law and has been consecutively recognized since 2011. The attorneys of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. provide business, asset protection, probate, tax and estate planning services to high net worth individuals, families and business owners as well as probate, trust and guardianship services from their office located in North Miami Beach, Florida.

Barry A. Nelson

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Barry A. Nelson, a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney in the areas of Taxation and Wills, Trusts and Estates and the author of Estate Planning and Asset Protection in Florida: A Plan to Survive Unexpected Financial Threats is a shareholder of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Miami Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year," has been listed in Best Lawyers® consecutively since 1995 and has been a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rated Lawyer for over 25 years.

Jennifer E. Okcular

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Jennifer E. Okcular, a Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates attorney and shareholder of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida, practices primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, asset protection planning and probate administration. In May 2017 she graduated from Class II of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Jennifer has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2019 and she was named as a top rated estate planning and probate attorney by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine since 2017.

Cassandra S. Nelson

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Cassandra S. Nelson, is an associate at the law firm Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida. She practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, tax, special needs trusts, guardianships, and probate administration. In 2022 she was named in Ones To Watch for Trusts and Estates in The Best Lawyers in America©.

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