Industry Focus: Estate Planning, Purposeful Pre-Nups, Family Business, Asset Enhancement, Kids Protection Planning, Special Needs Planning, Caring for Elders, Trust Administration, Probate Process, Asset Protection, Guardianship, Adult Guardianship, Estate Tax Protection, Pet Trusts
Licensed In: Florida, USAContact Now
Elena Ortega-Tauler graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1988, and she has been practicing law in Florida for more than 20 years. Throughout her many years of practice, Elena has made tremendous strides in her career. She is the founder of Tauler Law Firm, a law firm that grew to a 35 legal member staff, handling thousands of civil litigation cases. She is a member the Florida Bar Association, she has also been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator, Wealth Counsel member, and the Family Wealth Planning Institute member. She is also an adjunct professor for Florida International University. Elena is also an active member of the community through volunteering and partnering with non-profit organizations and by making herself available to educate and inform others. Her experience and expertise are the reasons why she is a widely respected lawyer in her community. In 2018, she ran for Miami Dade County Court Judge, receiving over 116,000 votes.
As an attorney, Elena is known for her caring and responsive approach to the needs of her clients. As she states, “I went to law school because I’ve always had a passion for helping people.” Soon after running for Judge, Elena knew that entering politics was not the way for her to impact the change she wanted to see in her community. Concentrating her efforts on providing legal services in estate planning and family law, she and the rest of the Legacy Trust Counsel team are committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for every client and their legal concerns.
Her love for her community and the future of every client is the motivation behind Legacy Trust Counsel. Through the years, Elena, has been able to navigate and pinpoint major concerns of clients and their relationships with lawyers. As a result, Legacy Trust Counsel does not bill anything on an hourly basis, so there will never be a surprise bill. All fees are always agreed to in advance and chosen by clients. Elena’s mission is that your legacy plan works when you and your family need it most. As your Personal Family Lawyer, she is your family's trusted advisor for life!
Nothing matters more to Elena than her family. She has 5 beautiful children, and a toddler for a granddaughter that is simply full of life. She understands the need there is to protect your family’s life and legacy, whether that is in the area of Asset Protection, Kids Protection, Special Needs Planning, Elder Law and Medicaid Planning, Blended Families Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning. Elena has dedicated her life to service, with the legal experience, training and tools to protect you and your family no matter what the future holds.
At Legacy Trust Counsel we pride ourselves on being our clients trusted advisor in every way. We are different because we don’t bill anything on an hourly basis or even on a monthly fee. We use a flat fee for everything we do and there are no surprises or unknown amounts because everything is agreed to in advance. We also have a team of non-legal professionals assigned to every client, so there is never unreturned calls or difficulty in getting an answer quickly to your questions. We create a lifetime relationship with our clients by maintaining regular contact with them throughout their lives free of charge. We provide a way for our clients to contact us to get advice or to update any changes in their families and assets. We customize all our documents for your exact situation, wishes, assets and family structure. We are your attorneys for life!