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.
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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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.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1993||09/08/2015|
|VA||Authorized to practice law||1988||09/15/2015|
|IN||Inactive In Good Standing||1978||10/31/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognition of Service||National Association of Attorneys General||1989|
|Senior Partner||Rarick, Beskin & Garcia Vega, P.A.||1993 - Present|
|Environmental Counsel||National Association of State Attorneys General||1983 - 1988|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Miami Lakes Bar Association||Past President||2006 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1993 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce||Member||1993 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||1986 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|Estate of Greenhouse||All clients received substantial distributions|
|Estate of M. Floyd||All beneficiaries received substantial distributions in timely fashion|
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|Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington||Law||Doctorate of Juris Prudence||1978|
|Indiana University-Bloomington||Religious Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
|Rotary Club of Miami Lakes||Protecting Your Real Estate and Investments Using Proven Legal Stategies||2011|
|Rotary Club of Miami Lakes||What Every Business Person Should Know About Asset Protection||2010|
|Miami Lakes Bar Association||Asset Protection for Doctors, Lawyers & Other Professionals||2010|