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Barry A. Nelson

Jennifer E. Okcular

Cassandra Nelson

Press Release

July 18, 2024

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Media Contact: Shelley Patterson

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024 Awards Nelson & Nelson and Its Attorneys Top Honors for Private Wealth Law in Florida

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL - Nelson & Nelson, P.A., a trusts and estates law firm in North Miami Beach, Florida, is proud to announce its first recognition in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024 (9th Edition). In addition, three attorneys of the firm, Barry A. Nelson, Jennifer E. Okcular, and Cassandra S. Nelson, have been recognized.

Barry A. Nelson, a shareholder in Nelson & Nelson, P.A., has been recognized as one of the top 11 notable practitioners in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024 (9th Edition) in Florida Private Wealth Law, maintaining his consecutive Band 1 ranking since the inaugural edition in 2016. As a Florida Bar Certified Attorney in Taxation and Wills, Trusts and Estates, and author of Estate Planning and Asset Protection in Florida: A Plan to Survive Unexpected Financial Threats, Mr. Nelson continues to demonstrate his knowledge and commitment to his clients. Interviewees praised Barry saying "His approach is to look at every last possible detail. I give him top marks for his judgement, sensitivity, kindness and honest expertise." and "Barry is extremely professional and brilliant in his field."

Jennifer E. Okcular, a shareholder in Nelson & Nelson, P.A., has received her first Chambers recognition as an "Up and Coming" attorney in Florida Private Wealth Law in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024. This prestigious accolade highlights Jennifer's unwavering dedication to providing outstanding client service and it underscores the high regard in which she is held by both clients and peers. An interviewee noted that "Jennifer Okcular is highly professional and knowledgeable." Jennifer is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates. She practices primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, asset protection planning and probate administration. 

Cassandra S. Nelson, an associate in Nelson & Nelson, P.A., has received her first Chambers recognition as an "Associates to Watch" in Florida Private Wealth Law in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024. This accolade recognizes Cassandra as a rising practitioner in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, tax, special needs trusts, guardianships, and probate administration. The interviewees also recognized Cassandra's skill and stating that "Cassandra is exceptional and very knowledgeable. She brings outside information in, is very responsive, and her advice is right on point."

The Law Offices of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. is 1 of 13 firms awarded in the top 3 band rankings for Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2024 in Private Wealth Law in Florida. This recognition is based on the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide's rigorous and independent research process, which includes interviews with clients and peers, assessing qualities such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, and commercial astuteness. Interviewees reported that "...The team is professional, very meticulous and very up-to-date on what you can and can't do.", "Nelson & Nelson works on sophisticated matters. Its support staff are amazing on top of their professional-level people." and "I find Nelson & Nelson responsive. They have a strong team and everything has been positive with them on a very complex matter with all kinds of nuance to it."

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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.

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