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Phillip Bruce Rarick

Phillip Bruce Rarick

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Corporate & Incorporation, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

Attorney Phil Rarick has thirty years of experience in both private and public legal work.  He previously served as counsel to the National Association of Attorneys General.  Mr. Rarick concentrates in the fields of estate planning (wills and trusts), asset protection, probate, and corporate law.   Integrated asset protection with an estate plan designed to protect wealth and secure tax advantages are a primary focus of his practice. 


Mr. Rarick is a member of the American, Florida, Virginia, and Indiana Bar Associations.  He is also a member of the Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, Inc.  He is active in the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of the Florida Bar and the American Bar Association.  He is a participating attorney in the ARAG Group insurance program that provides legal insurance for many Florida public school teachers and Metro-Dade Employees.   Mr. Rarick  a member of the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce and is President-Elect of the Miami Lakes Bar Association. 


Mr. Rarick holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University Law School, Indianapolis.  He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, Bloomington.  Mr. Rarick is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.   He is the author of the booklet, Living Trusts for Florida Residents and numerous reports on Asset Protection.


Mr. Rarick is married to Nancy C. Rarick, and the father of three children, Ashley (24), Joshua (22) and Hannah (14).    He is active in community affairs as a youth basketball and soccer coach.


Mission Statement


I am proud of my profession, but I believe we must make fundamental changes in the way we serve our clients.  Abraham Lincoln admonished young lawyers to “discourage litigation” whenever possible.  All lawyers should heed these words.  I also believe we have a duty to speak and write in plain English.  Too often, lawyers write legal documents that are confusing to the average person.   These principals are summarized in the following personal commitment I make to each client:


■          Reach settlement or trial as quickly as possible.

■          Speak and write in plain English.

■          Provide high quality legal service at a fair price.


Appointment.  Mr. Rarick’s office is located in Miami Lakes at 6500 Cowpen Rd., Suite 204.  You may schedule an appointment by contacting his office at (305) 556-5209.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Probate: 30%
    22 years, 425 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    22 years, 1.25 thousand cases
  3. Trusts: 20%
    22 years, 2.25 thousand cases
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    22 years, 525 cases
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Kenneth Russell Drake

    I have known Phil for a number of years, worked with him on a number of matters, and he has handled estate and trust matters for my family. In all things I have found him to be honest, ethical, knowledgeable and skilled. He develops an excellent client relationship, employees a great deal of patience, and provides excellent service for his clients.


    Kenneth Drake Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil is an authority on many topics related to estate planning and probate. He is also a leader of the local bar and a fine gentleman.


    Mark Grand
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Rarick & Beskin, P.A.

6500 Cow Pen Rd. Suite 204
Miami Lakes, FL, 33014-7620



FLMember in Good Standing199308/12/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law198803/11/2014
INInactive In Good Standing197808/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition of ServiceNational Association of Attorneys General1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerRarick, Beskin & Garcia Vega, P.A.1993 - Present
Environmental CounselNational Association of State Attorneys General1983 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Miami Lakes Bar AssociationPast President2006 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Miami Lakes Chamber of CommerceMember1993 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1986 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Estate of GreenhouseAll clients received substantial distributions
Estate of M. FloydAll beneficiaries received substantial distributions in timely fashion

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School Of Law-BloomingtonLawDoctorate of Juris Prudence1978
Indiana University-BloomingtonReligious StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Rotary Club of Miami LakesProtecting Your Real Estate and Investments Using Proven Legal Stategies2011
Rotary Club of Miami LakesWhat Every Business Person Should Know About Asset Protection2010
Miami Lakes Bar AssociationAsset Protection for Doctors, Lawyers & Other Professionals2010