Vero Beach, FL 772-231-4440

Melbourne, FL 321-984-2700

Coral Gables, FL 305-443-5020

Rebecca F. Emmons

Rebecca Emmons is a real estate and corporate attorney in our Vero Beach office.  Her real estate practice consists of representing clients in the purchase and sale of real estate; service as closing agent and title insurance underwriter for all forms of real estate and lending transactions; representation of land developers in the creation of common development restrictions; preparation of homeowner’s association organizational documents; and ongoing representation of condominium and homeowners’ associations. Rebecca’s practice encompasses both residential and commercial transactions.  

Rebecca’s business law practice includes, general contract preparation and review; formation of new entities; preparation of stockholder agreements and their equivalents; acquisitions and dispositions of businesses; ongoing maintenance of corporate records and compliance; and functioning as outside general counsel to provide wide ranging and ongoing advice to business owners.  She also represents and provides advice to many significant tax-exempt organizations in the Treasure Coast region.

Rebecca received her undergraduate degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law where she chaired their award-winning Moot Court Team and served as an editor on Law Review.  While in law school, Rebecca was awarded the Prestigious Hinshaw & Culbertson Best Brief Award at the National Finals of the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Rebecca is an active member of her community.  Her passion is purposeful philanthropy and is proud to have served as President of Indian River Impact 100, a widely successful women’s collective philanthropy group, and as a past Chairman of the Indian River Community Foundation, one of the fastest growing and most prolific grant-making community foundations in the country.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1999
  • Florida, 2000

Education

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1996
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999

Professional Associations

  • Indian River County Bar Association Past President 2012-2013
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Indian River Real Property Council, Board of Directors, 2007-Present
  • The Florida Bar 19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 2019-Present

Awards and Honors

  • Top 40 Under 40, Vero Life Magazine, 2010
  • Cleveland-Marshall Moot Court Board of Governors, Chairperson of Board 1998-1999
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition 1998, Regional Round-Best Brief, Finalist Team, National Final Round-The Hinshaw & Culbertson Best Brief Award
  • John Marshall Law School Information Technology & Privacy Law Moot Court Competition, 1998, First Place Team, Best Brief Award
  • Articles Editor, Cleveland State Law Review

Community Involvement

  • Indian River Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Indian River Community Foundation, Chairman of the Board, 2019-present
  • Indian River Impact 100, Board of Directors, 2009-present, President of the Board, 2015-2016
  • Children’s Home Society, Treasure Coast Division, Board of Directors, 2006-2014
  • IRC Healthy Start Coalition, Dancing with the Vero Stars, Winner, 2010, Chairperson, 2011
  • Junior League of Indian River, Board of Directors, 2006-2008
  • Riverside Children’s Theatre, Board of Directors, 2004-2006
  • Represented Pro Bono Haitian Detainees before Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001-2002

Miscellaneous

  • Agent, Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund
  • Agent, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
  • Agent, WFG National Title Insurance Company
  • Frequently participates as a lecturer and contributor in seminars on real estate topics
  • Panel Speaker at The Fund 51st Annual Fund Assembly on the topic of Residential Real Estate Closing Disputes

Bridging a Tradition of Excellence

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1999
  • Florida, 2000

Education

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1996
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999

Professional Associations

  • Indian River County Bar Association Past President 2012-2013
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Indian River Real Property Council, Board of Directors, 2007-Present
  • The Florida Bar 19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 2019-Present

Awards and Honors

  • Top 40 Under 40, Vero Life Magazine, 2010
  • Cleveland-Marshall Moot Court Board of Governors, Chairperson of Board 1998-1999
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition 1998, Regional Round-Best Brief, Finalist Team, National Final Round-The Hinshaw & Culbertson Best Brief Award
  • John Marshall Law School Information Technology & Privacy Law Moot Court Competition, 1998, First Place Team, Best Brief Award
  • Articles Editor, Cleveland State Law Review

Community Involvement

  • Indian River Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Indian River Community Foundation, Chairman of the Board, 2019-present
  • Indian River Impact 100, Board of Directors, 2009-present, President of the Board, 2015-2016
  • Children’s Home Society, Treasure Coast Division, Board of Directors, 2006-2014
  • IRC Healthy Start Coalition, Dancing with the Vero Stars, Winner, 2010, Chairperson, 2011
  • Junior League of Indian River, Board of Directors, 2006-2008
  • Riverside Children’s Theatre, Board of Directors, 2004-2006
  • Represented Pro Bono Haitian Detainees before Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001-2002

Miscellaneous

  • Agent, Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund
  • Agent, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
  • Agent, WFG National Title Insurance Company
  • Frequently participates as a lecturer and contributor in seminars on real estate topics
  • Panel Speaker at The Fund 51st Annual Fund Assembly on the topic of Residential Real Estate Closing Disputes