Rebecca C. Bell

Rebecca C. Bell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Port Richey, FL

Delzer, Coulter & Bell, P.A.
 | 7920 US Highway 19, Port Richey, FL 34668
Phone: 727-848-3404
Fax: 727-847-5344
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Rebecca C. Bell practices elder law, estate planning and estate and trust administration. She graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1997) and Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1999 and LL.M. in elder law with distinction, 2011), where she was also an adjunct professor. She is the author of "Florida's Adoption of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act: Is it Sufficient to Protect Florida's Vulnerable Adults?" 24 St. Thomas Law Review 32 (2011). She is Board Certified in Elder Law, AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and a member of the AFELA and Elder Law Section Public Policy Task Force and received the 2012 Member of the Year Award by The Florida Bar Elder Law Section.

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

About Rebecca Bell

Admitted: 2000, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.delzercoulter.com/attorney-profiles/rebecca-c-bel...

Honors/Awards:

  • Received the Cecil C. and Augusta Bailey Award, recognizing character, academic achievement, and capacity for meritorious leadership in the field of law, Stetson University College of Law, 1999
  • I received the Member of the Year Award by the Florida Bar Elder Law Section for my work and advocacy on behalf of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar., Member of the Year Award, Florida Bar Elder Law Section, 2012
  • Received Stetson Law Review’s Outstanding Senior Associate Award, Stetson University College of Law, 1999
  • Achieved a AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Elder Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Sepcialization.
  • Accredited by the Department of Veteran Affairs for the preparation and presentation of claims for Veterans Benefits.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Director, Gulf Coast Estate Planning Council, 2019
  • Past President and Member, Estate Planning Attorneys Association
  • President of the North Suncoast Estate Planning Council, 2013
  • Member at Large, Joint Public Policy Task Force of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, 2015
  • 2014-2017 Member of the Florida Bar Sixth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "B", 2014
  • Prepared Fair Hearing Report and Case Law Summaries for the Florida Bar Elder Law Section, 2004
  • At-Large-Member, Executive Council, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Directors, West Pasco Bar Association, 2004
  • Adjunct Professor, Stetson University College of Law, 2013
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Vice-Chair, 2016 the non-profit CARES, Inc. (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.), 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author of the publication, Planning for the Elderly in Florida, Co-author, Planning for the Elderly in Florida, LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2015
  • Author, "Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care: Is Florida Ready?" 26 St. Thomas Law Review 26 (2013)
  • Author of Comment "Virtual Adoption: The Difficulty with Creating an Exception to the Statutory Scheme, " 29 Stetson Law Review 415 (1999)
  • Author, "Florida's Adoption of the Uniform Power of Attroney Act: Is It Sufficient To Protect Florida's Vulnerable Adults"? 24 St. Thomas Law Review 32 (2011)

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, BA, 1997
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, FL, LL.M. in Elder Law with distinction, 2011
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, FL, J.D., cum laude, 1999
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Office Location for Rebecca C. Bell

7920 US Highway 19
Port Richey, FL 34668

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Last Updated: 12/20/2019

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