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. 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 and the Advanced Elder Law Seminar. Her recent presentations include “Estate Planning for Medicaid Benefits”, “Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Families,” “Elder Law Update,” “Estate Planning Under Our Guardianship Statutes,” “Estate Planning with Qualified Plans” and “Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Light of Obergefell.”
Ms. Geyer is President of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, a member of the Board of Governors of the Indiana State Bar Association, Immediate Past 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). Since 2014, Ms. Geyer has been named to the prestigious list of Super Lawyers® for estate planning, and since 2016, has been designated as one of the top 50 attorneys in Indiana, and one of the top 25 women lawyers in Indiana by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly. She 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 2013, Ms. Geyer was awarded the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Dr. John Morton Finney Award for Excellence in Legal Education. Ms. Geyer also volunteers in the community where she serves as Immediate Past President of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, and Treasurer of the Indianapolis Section of the National Council of Jewish Women.
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 email@example.com.
*Certified by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board