Rachel Keller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Alpharetta, GA

Hill & Watchko, LLC
 | 1815 Lockeway Drive, Suite 106
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Phone: 770-475-8041
Fax: 770-475-8950
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Solely focused on estate planning issues, Rachel Keller steers people through important and sometimes difficult decisions. She is an attorney at Hill & Watchko, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia, where her caseload involves matters that range from drafting wills and trust administration to long-term care planning and creating special needs trusts. She also handles probate, estate litigation, elder law, powers of attorney and guardianship issues.

The choices made today have a lasting impact on a client’s future as well as the generations that follow him or her. Keeping that in mind, Ms. Keller develops practical solutions that provide flexibility when possible. Family dynamics and an individual’s wishes change over time, so having an attorney who can adapt is important. Ms. Keller has spent years crafting strategies that maximize wealth preservation and asset protection.

More importantly, Ms. Keller knows how to collaborate with clients to create the customized plans that fit their goals. A native of Georgia, she knows the people here well. Her passion is to help her clients navigate their current circumstances and place them on a path to a successful future. When necessary, she goes to court to protect a client’s interests. As a former insurance defense attorney, she is well-versed in litigation.

After earning an undergraduate degree in family and consumer sciences from the University of Georgia, Ms. Keller received a law degree from the Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Today, she is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Estate Planning & Probate Section.

Outside her practice, Ms. Keller enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and family. She also loves hiking and being active in her church.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (60%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (30%): Will Contests

Elder Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Rachel Keller

Admitted: 2009, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.estatelawga.com/attorney/rachel/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Atlanta Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Probate Section, Member

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $774,573.24 judgment against a Trustee for breach of fiduciary duty, including $100,000 in attorney's fees and $200,000 in punitive damages. , 2019
  • $510,038 judgment against an Executor for misappropriating and misusing Estate assets. , 2017

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences
Office Location for Rachel Keller

1815 Lockeway Drive
Suite 106
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Phone: 770-475-8041

Fax: 770-475-8950

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Last Updated: 4/17/2019

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