Rebecca W. Geyer
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, Ms. Geyer is also an adjunct professor of elder law at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Ms. Geyer understands the challenges, fears, and family dynamics that often come into play with legal issues. She adopts an empathetic and compassionate approach to assist clients in addressing their particular goals and concerns.
Ms. Geyer completed her undergraduate degree at Indiana University, majoring in Political Science and History. 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, Ms. Geyer has authored numerous seminars with ICLEF, IBA, and National Business Institute. She annually presents at the Elder Law Institute, the Family Law Institute and the Advanced Elder Law Seminar. Her recent presentations include “Estate Planning Under Our Guardianship Statutes,” “State Death Taxes,” “Debunking the Myths of Elder Law,” “Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples”, and “Elder Law Update.”
Ms. Geyer’s professional career involvements include serving as the Immediate Past President of the Indiana Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Vice President of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, and Vice-Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. From 2010-2013 Rebecca was named to the prestigious list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for estate planning by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly, and in 2014 and 2015 she was recognized as a Super Lawyer by this same publication. In 2016, Ms. Geyer was recognized as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Indiana by Super Lawyers®. Ms. Geyer was the recipient of the 2013 Indianapolis Bar Association’s Dr. John Morton Finney Award for Excellence in Legal Education, and was recognized by the Indianapolis Business Journal as a member of its 2014 40 under 40 class of young professionals making a difference prior to the age of 40. Ms. Geyer also volunteers in the community where she serves as President of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck and Treasurer of the Indianapolis Section of the National Council of Jewish Women.
Ms. Geyer is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Administration Section, Attorney Networking Section, and the Women and the Law Division. She graduated from the 2007 Indianapolis Bar Leader Series Class IV, and served on the Bar Leader Series Steering Committee until 2011. 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. Ms. Geyer was recognized as a distinguished fellow by the Indianapolis Bar Foundation in 2010.
In her free time, Ms. Geyer enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons. She loves reading, walking and cheering on her beloved Indiana Hoosiers and Indianapolis Colts.
Rebecca may be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Certified by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board