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Allison Burton Bentley

Allison Burton Bentley

Practice areas:

Tax, Estate Planning

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Allison B. Bentley was born in Marietta, Georgia, and joined the firm in 2011 as a member of the Estate Planning and Tax Group. Ms. Bentley focuses her practice on sophisticated estate and taxation planning, probate and trust administration, charitable planning, and business transactions.


Ms. Bentley earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2010, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she served as an Articles and Comments Editor of the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review and earned a Dean's Certificate of Achievement for earning the highest grade in her Legal Research and Writing course. Ms. Bentley then earned the degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Estate Planning, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011, where she earned the highest grades in her Federal Wealth Transfer Taxation and Marital Deduction courses. Ms. Bentley holds her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Classical Studies (Latin), from Vanderbilt University.


Ms. Bentley is a member of the Indian River County Bar Association and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections of the Florida Bar, The Georgia State Bar, and the American Bar Association. She is also an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society and Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    4 years
  2. Tax: 50%
    4 years

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Contact Info

Gould Cooksey Fennell, P.A.

979 Beachland Boulevard
Vero Beach, FL, 32963



GAActive Member in Good Standing 201111/27/2014
FLMember in Good Standing201008/12/2015

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateGould Cooksey Fennell, P.A.2011 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indian River County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Georgia State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
BlogPlanning in a Low Interest Rate Enviornment2012
BlogGifting Opportunities in 20122012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawEstate PlanningLL.M - Master of Laws2011
University of Miami School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor2010
Vanderbilt UniversityClassical Studies (Latin)BA - Bachelor of Arts2007