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About Florida Lawyer Rebecca C. Bell

Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney

After graduating with honors from Stetson University College of Law, Attorney Rebecca C. Bell joined the Port Richey law firm of Delzer, Coulter & Bell, P.A.  She has now been with the firm for more than 10 years, focusing on elder law, Medicaid planning and veterans’ benefits.

She was certified as an Elder Law Specialist by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education in 2006.  Presently, there are less than 350 attorneys of the approximately 100,000 licensed attorneys in the State of Florida that have met the educational, experience and professional standards to become designated as an Elder Law Specialist.  Additionally, she has obtained accreditation by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist claimants in the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for benefits.

To further enhance her expertise and knowledge of elder law, Mrs. Bell recently obtained a Master of Laws in Elder Law from Stetson University College of Law.  Her academic achievement was recognized by her degree being awarded with distinction.

Work with a knowledgeable Florida Elder Law Specialist

Reach out to lawyer Rebecca C. Bell for thorough guidance in elder law matters. Contact her online or call her at 877.815.4218.


Practice areas

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, LL.M. in Elder Law with distinction, 2011
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1999
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1997

Admitted

  • Florida, 2000

 

Memberships

  • West Pasco Bar Association
    • Board of Directors 2004-2006
  • The Florida Bar
    • Elder Law Section
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • North Suncoast Estate Planning Council
    • Vice President, 2011 – 2012
  • Estate Planning Attorneys Association
    • President, 2004 –  2005
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Born

  • Tampa, Florida, April 29, 1975

Biography

  • Recipient, 2012 Member of the Year Award by the Florida Bar Elder Law Section
  • Recipient, Cecil C. and Augusta Bailey Award
  • Author: “Florida’s Adoption Of The Uniform Power Of Attorney Act: Is It Sufficient To Protect Florida’s Vulnerable Adults?” 24 St. Thomas L. Rev. 32 (2011)
  • Author: “Virtual Adoption: The Difficulty of Creating An Exception to the Statutory Scheme,” 29 Stetson Law Review 415.
  • Articles Editor, Stetson Law Review, 1999
  • Author: “Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care: Is Florida Ready?”  26 St. Thomas L. Rev. 26  (2013)
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Community Involvement

  • CARES, Inc. (Community Aging and Retirement Services), Hudson, Florida
    • Board Member, 2012-Present