Tara Wood, Esq. focuses on the areas of estate planning, Medicaid planning, and elder law. She regularly prepares documents such as Last Will and Testaments, irrevocable and revocable trusts, qualified income trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and living wills.
Prior to opening her own practice, Tara held an associate position at a prestigious elder law firm where she gained invaluable experience from several attorneys practicing in the elder law field for over 20 years. Prior to her associate position at the firm, Tara worked at the same firm as a law clerk during her second and third year of law school. During her time at the firm, Tara prepared simple and complex estate plans for individuals and married couples, and prepared long-term care plans for elderly individuals.
Tara Wood completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida in just three years, graduating cum laude. During her time at the University of Florida, she remained on the Dean's List and in her last semester, earned the highest honor of being named to the President's List.
After finishing her undergraduate degree, Tara went on to earn her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Law School. In law school, Tara was an active member of the Moot Court Society, holding board positions throughout her membership. She also served as a teaching assistant for several law professors, gaining invaluable insight from seasoned legal professionals.
Tara realized early on in her law school career that she had a passion for assisting the elderly and helping them plan for their future. Tara regularly educates the public about the importance of protecting elders by speaking at clinics and visiting nursing homes. Tara now dedicates her entire practice to advocating for elder rights. She has in-depth knowledge of elder law, including long-term care planning, Medicaid, and creating wills and trusts.
- J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
- B.A., University of Florida
- Elder Law Section, the Florida Bar
- Real Property and Probate Law Section, the Florida Bar
- Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
- Junior League of Boca Raton
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