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Barry A. Nelson

Press Release

August 24, 2015

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Media Contact: Shelley Patterson

Barry A. Nelson Recognized in Best Lawyers in America© 2016

Nelson & Nelson Attorneys Receive Honors

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL — Barry A. Nelson, a shareholder of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida has been recognized as a leading lawyer in 2016 edition of Best Lawyers® in Trusts and Estates and Tax Law. Nelson has been named in over 20 consecutive editions of Best Lawyers®. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

In addition, Nelson was named as a leading estate planning attorney in Florida and as a notable practitioner in Florida tax by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Nelson is one of nine lawyers rated in the highest rank of "Band 1" in the area of Tax: Estate Planning Florida. Per the Chambers and Partners web site a client says, "[Barry Nelson] is a consummate professional who caters to the needs of his clients, and is also personable and informative."


Barry Nelson was also recognized for the tenth consecutive year in the 2015 edition of Florida Super Lawyers as a Top Florida Attorney, in the area of Estate Planning & Probate, an honor limited to only five percent of the attorneys within Florida.

Jennifer E. Okcular, a shareholder of the firm, was named as a "Florida Rising Star" in the category of Estate Planning & Probate in the 2015 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list of best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Nelson & Nelson, P.A.

Nelson & Nelson, P.A. is ranked by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" as a Miami Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Law. 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


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


Jennifer E. Okcular, a shareholder in the law firm of Nelson & Nelson, P.A., was admitted to the Florida Bar in April of 2005 and joined the firm in 2006. Jennifer was named as a "Florida Rising Star" in the category of Estate Planning & Probate by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine consecutively since 2013. She practices primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, asset protection planning and probate administration.

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