Samantha Shealy Rauba

Samantha Shealy-Rauba, Probate, Ocala, FL

Education, Honors, and Academic Achievements

Mrs. Shealy Rauba was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. She attended Florida State University where she earned degrees in both English and Classics. Mrs. Shealy-Rauba then attended Florida Coastal School of Law from which she obtained a Juris Doctorate in 2008.

Experience

Mrs. Shealy Rauba’s primary practice includes Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, and Elder Law. Prior to joining Schatt Hesser McGraw, she served as an Assistant Public Defender gaining invaluable trial experience and worked with Colleen M. Duris, P.A., where she successfully submitted several applications for Medicaid assistance; represented clients in probate and guardianship proceedings; and drafted hundreds of documents to meet her clients estate planning goals.

Professional Associations, Memberships, and Affiliations

Mrs. Shealy Rauba is active in the Marion County legal and professional community and serves on the board of the Marion County chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Marion County Estate Planning Council. She is also the past Excellence Officer for the DR Smith American Inns of Court and serves on the board of various charitable organizations including Altrusa International of Ocala, Inc. and the Junior League of Ocala.

Mrs. Shealy Rauba was recognized in 2009 by Ocala Magazine in its "40 Under 40" series which identifies 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are poised to shape Ocala’s future. She has been married to her husband, Erik, since 2010. They welcomed their beautiful daughter in 2013.

Work Experience

Attorney, Schatt Hesser McGraw, 2013-Present

Associate, Colleen M. Duris, P.A., 2010-2012

Assistant Public Defender, 5th Circuit Office of the Public Defender, 2008-2010

Speaking Engagements

Keller Williams Ask the Attorney, Real Estate/Probate Issues for New Realtors, 2015

Allstate Insurance, Estate Planning, 2015

Allstate Insurance, Long Term Care Planning, 2015

UAW, Advanced Directives, 2014

Non-Profit Business Counsel Seminar, Planned Gift Giving, 2014

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor, 2008

Florida State University, Classics & English Literature, Bachelor of Arts, 2004

Forest High School, 2000

Awards

Pro Bono Recognition, Community Legal Services, 2015

Pro Bono Recognition, Community Legal Services, 2014

40 Young Professionals Under 40, Ocala Magazine, 2009

Publications

Momazine, Do I Really Need a Will?, 2013

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