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Rebecca W. Geyer

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Carmel, IN

Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates, PC
11550 North Meridian Street, Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-973-4555
Fax: 317-489-5195
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed in Indiana Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law, Business/Corporate
Attorney Profile

Rebecca W. Geyer is the founder of Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates, PC where her practice concentrates in estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, tax planning, and business services. A board certified Indiana trust and estate specialist* and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Rebecca is also an adjunct professor of elder law at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. 

Rebecca completed her undergraduate degree at Indiana University, majoring in Political Science. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor in 1998 at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. An avid volunteer in both the legal community and the Indianapolis community at large, Rebecca often speaks and writes on estate planning and elder law topics, and annually provides pro bono legal services to individuals through her work with the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Albert and Sara Reuben Senior Resource and Community Center.

As a frequent lecturer and seminar presenter, Rebecca has authored numerous seminars with ICLEF, ISBA, IBA, and National Business Institute. Her recent presentations include “Trust Decanting,” “Estate Planning with Retirement Plans,” “Alternatives to Guardianship,” “Elder Law Update,” “Estate Planning Under Our Guardianship Statutes,” and “Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Light of Obergefell.”

Rebecca is President-Elect of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Past President of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, a former Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association, and a Past President of the Indiana Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). She served on the Board of Governors of the Indiana State Bar Association from 2016-2018. Since 2014, Rebecca has been named to the prestigious list of Super Lawyers® for estate planning, and has been designated as one of the top 50 attorneys in Indiana and one of the top 25 women lawyers in Indiana since 2016 by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly. In 2022, Super Lawyers® recognized Rebecca as a top 10 attorney in Indiana. Rebecca was also named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s 2014 40 Under 40 Class, which recognizes individuals making a difference in their professions and communities prior to the age of 40.  In 2018, Rebecca was recognized by the Indianapolis Bar Association for service to the profession, and was awarded the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Dr. John Morton Finney Award for Excellence in Legal Education in 2013.  Rebecca also volunteers in the community where she serves as Past President of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, and Treasurer of the Indianapolis Section of the National Council of Jewish Women.

Rebecca is immediate past chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Administration Section, and a member of its Women and the Law Division. Her professional memberships also include the Probate, Trust and Real Property Section and the Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Probate Review Committee, Estate Planning Council of Indiana, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Rebecca was recognized as a distinguished fellow by the Indianapolis Bar Foundation in 2010. 

*Certified by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 40%Elder Law
  • 10%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

Articles about Rebecca W. Geyer appearing in Super Lawyers

About Rebecca W. Geyer

First Admitted: 1999, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://rgeyerlaw.com/about-us/rebecca-geyer/

Honors/Awards

  • Named to the list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Estate planning by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly, 2010-2013
  • Indiana NAELA Elder Law Attorney of the Year, 2016
  • 40 Under 40, Indianapolis Business Journal, 2014
  • Super Lawyer, 2014-2019 Recognized as one of Top 25 Women Lawyers in Indiana and as one of Top 50 Lawyers in Indiana by Super Lawyers since 2017
  • Dr. John Morton Finney Excellence in Legal Education, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2013
  • Distinguished fellow by the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 2010

Educational Background

  • Indiana University, Major: Political Science and History

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Estate Planning for Boomers (October 2007)
  • Top Ten Tips for Understanding and Caring for Your Aging Parents (September 2007)
  • Debunking the Myths of Estate Planning and Elder Law (June 2007)
  • Probate: Beyond the Basics (May 2007)
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish for Paralegals (January 2007)
  • Adjunct professor, Elder law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Estate Planning Under Our Guardianship Statutes
  • State Death Taxes
  • Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish for Paralegals (June 2009)
  • Fundamental Probate Procedures and Practice (May 2009)
  • Probate: Beyond the Basics (June 2008)
  • Advanced Estate Planning (May 2008)
  • Estate Planning Basics for New Parents (November 2007)
  • Debunking the Myths of Portfolio Management, Elder Law and Estate Planning (October 2007)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association - Real Property, Probate & Trust Section, Senior Law Section
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Indiana State Bar Association, 2016
  • Bar Leadership Series Commite (2009)
  • Indiana State Bar Association - Elder Law Section, Probate, Trust and Real Property Section
  • Secretary, Elder Law Section of Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indiana Probate Review Committee
  • Bar Leadership Series IV, 2006
  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Estate Planning and Administration Section, Taxation Section, Family Law Section, Women in the Law Division
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, President, 2018
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Estate Planning Council of Indiana
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Indiana Section, President

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Indiana Board Certified Trust and Estate Lawyer, 2007
  • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estates Counsel
  • Certified by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Bar Leadership Series Committee, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2008
  • Volunteer Low Asset Will Project, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Board Member, Abby Hunt Bryce Hospice, 2015
  • Volunteer Ask A Lawyer, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana University Alumni Association, Member
  • Board Member, Carmel Clay Historical Society
  • Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, President, 2015
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Volunteer and Past President
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Office Location for Rebecca W. Geyer

11550 North Meridian Street
Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-973-4555

Fax: 317-489-5195

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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