General Information

Year founded: 1996
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Overview

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Barry A. Nelson and Jennifer E. Okcular and the attorneys of the Trusts & Estates Law Office of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. provide estate planning and asset protection legal services for high net worth and private wealth clients.

​ The selection of an attorney to plan one’s life and personal estate or business venture is a decision that will have lasting effects. The attorneys at Nelson & Nelson bring decades of experience and the necessary insight to counsel clients who wish to plan for the peaceful passing of the their assets to designated beneficiaries with minimum taxes. Our attorneys integrate estate planning, tax planning and asset protection planning that will allow clients to take advantage of applicable laws to reduce taxes and maximize economic security while minimizing risk. Our attorneys offer personal, practical and creative legal advice to plan for today and the future by tailoring a plan according to each client’s unique family situation; whether they are businesses, individuals, families, LGBTQ or same-sex couples or families with special needs children. ​

Nelson & Nelson, P.A. has been named a “Best Law Firm” consecutively since 2010 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm is recognized as a Miami Metropolitan Tier 1 firm for its professional excellence in Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law and National Tier 3 in Tax Law.

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Rankings

Nelson & Nelson, P.A. is nationally ranked in 1 practice areas and metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 3
Tier 3 for Tax Law

Metro Rankings

Miami
Tier 1 for Tax Law
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 3
Tier 3 for Tax Law

Regional Rankings

Miami
Tier 1 for Tax Law
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Asset Protection
  • Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Nelson & Nelson, P.A. has 2 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Nelson & Nelson, P.A. eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Client Comments

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Demographics

Partners
Male: 1
Female: 2
White / Caucasian: 3
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 1
White / Caucasian: 1
Associates
Female: 1
White / Caucasian: 1
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Female: 1
Black / African American: 1
Paralegals
Female: 1
Hispanic / Latinx: 1
Non-Legal Employees
Female: 3
Hispanic / Latinx: 2
White / Caucasian: 1

Awards

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  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Firm
  • US News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Main Location

North Miami Beach, FL
2775 Sunny Isles Boulevard, Suite 118
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
United States
305-932-2000 Call our North Miami Beach, FL location at 305-932-2000 Get Directions Get directions to our North Miami Beach, FL location

Management and Personnel

Contacts

Office Manager
Mirlene E. Dubreuze
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