Rebecca was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in New Port Richey, Florida. She attended the University of Florida where she majored in Criminology, then attended Law School at Southern Illinois University. She practiced plaintiff’s personal injury law in Illinois until she became licensed to practice law in the State of Florida in 2008.
Rebecca has worked extensively with victims of domestic violence, assisting them obtain orders of protection, both during law school and through past pro bono work for Pasco County and Brevard County Legal Aid. During her employment at the State Attorney’s Office in Brevard County, she prosecuted hundreds of cases and gained invaluable trial experience, as well as a familiarity with the courthouse, local Judges and other staff. She has also represented clients in divorce, custody and child support actions, from inception through to trial. In the civil law area she has experience representing clients with various issues involving breaches of contract, unfair competition, and landlord/tenant matters. She has experience with civil motion practice, discovery, mediation and trials. Finally, she has assisted numerous clients with the drafting of their wills, simple trusts, and other important documents that govern their assets, children or health care.
Rebecca’s past experiences working on such varied types of cases has allowed her to develop a diverse practice that is not limited to one specific area of the law. Rebecca has teamed up with Coastal as in-house counsel to assist with representation of clients on civil matters.
Rebecca is always excited to meet a new client, to get to know more people in the community as well as to help them with whatever legal issue they may be facing.