Rebecca G. Doane

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Doane & Doane P.A.
Rebecca G. Doane
Doane & Doane P.A.

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1986

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2015 - 2023

Doane & Doane P.A.

2979 PGA Boulevard
Suite 201
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Visit website


Rebecca G. Doane is a founding partner of Doane & Doane, P.A., a Florida law firm established in 2003 with offices in North Palm Beach and Stuart. Mrs. Doane received her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina in 1985.  She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986. Her experience includes many years as a senior equity shareholder in a prestigious local law firm. Due primarily to the scope of Mrs. Doane's experience, both she and the firm have received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest rating an attorney or law firm can achieve.

Mrs. Doane's practice focuses on the areas of estate planning, trusts, wills, estate and gift taxation, probate, estate and trust administration and guardianship law. She is board certified in the law of wills, trusts and estates by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. In addition to holding a law license, Mrs. Doane is a Certified Public Accountant. Over the course of her career, she has been an active member of several professional organizations, including the Florida Bar, the East Coast Estate Planning Council and the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants. She has also authored a number of articles and other materials on various estate and tax planning topics.

Mrs. Doane shares her active legal practice with her husband, attorney Randell C. Doane. She is a parishioner of St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church and resides in North Palm Beach with her husband and their three children, Elizabeth, Bryan and Randell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration

  • 90% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Elder Law

First Admitted: 1985, Georgia

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Representative Clients:
  • High net worth individuals/couples; entrepreneurs and executives 
Educational Background:
  • San Jose State University, B.S. in Accounting, 1981
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • His, Hers and Theirs: Estate Planning for the Second Marriage, Palm Beach Daily News, January 9, 2005
  • Co-Author, Establishing Trusts For Children: A Few Practical Tips, Palm Beach Daily News, January 11, 2004
  • Co-Author, Amending Irrevocable Trusts, The Palm Beach Post
  • Take Charge of Your Destiny: Estate Planning for the Single Woman, VIVE Magazine, April/May, 2008
  • Weathering The Storm - Estate Planning in an Economic Hurricane, VIVE Magazine, 2009
  • Co-Author, Death & Taxes: The Complete Guide to Family Inheritance Planning, Ohio University Press, 1998
  • Bad For Your Portfolio; Good for Estate Planning, Palm Beach Daily News, January, 2011
  • Legacy Incentive Trust, Palm Beach Daily News, January, 2007
  • Co-Author, Planning for the Terminally III, Palm Beach Daily News, January 6, 2008
  • Co-Author, Advanced Planning for the Large Estate, Palm Beach Daily News, January 8, 2006
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Office location for Rebecca G. Doane

2979 PGA Boulevard
Suite 201
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-656-0200


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2015 - 2023

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Top 100: Miami Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019, 2023 Top 50: Women Florida Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019, 2023

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