Rachel Sears is a member of both the Corporate & Tax and Private Wealth, Wills, Trusts & Estates practice groups. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, and corporate law.
Rachel works with clients on estate planning matters, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance healthcare directives. In addition, she provides counsel to personal representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries in probate and trust administration, guiding them through the legal and personal challenges that can be involved in administering an estate.
Rachel also advises clients on corporate transactions, including transfers of business interests, LLC creation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring, and handles the drafting of comprehensive legal documents to ensure that her clients’ interests are protected at every stage of the transaction process.
Rachel earned her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While at Nova Southeastern University, she was the Executive Editor for the Nova Law Review; a pupil of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court; the Director of Operations for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Society; and an active member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Rachel gained valuable experience as a judicial intern for both U.S. Circuit Judges David A. Haimes and Keathan B. Frink at the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, as a Research Assistant for a law professor, and as a Summer Associate and Law Clerk at Jones Foster.