Shelley C. Booken, Esq.

Shelley Booken Brian Perlin, Estate Planning AttorneyShelley C. Booken


Shelley C. Booken focuses her practice on estate planning, probate, trust administration, guardianship and elder law. Shelley enjoys working with families of all kinds, advising them on the design and implementation of plans that meet their personal goals and maximize protection of their assets.  She also represents individuals in court on probate and guardianship matters, and guides trustees through the trust administration process.  Having previously worked in family law, Shelley understands the value in getting to know her clients, and she aims to simplify and support clients throughout the planning and administration processes.  A native of South Florida, Shelley loves travel, the arts, and spending time with her husband and three children.


  • Community Partner Award for Outstanding Contribution, Family Resource Center, 2013
  • Outstanding Performance Award, Miami-Dade Regional Child Welfare Conference, 2012
  • Commitment to Justice Award, InMotion, Inc., 2011


  • J.D., with honors, The George Washington University School of Law, 2008
    • Publication: Art is in the Eye of the Beholder, 35 AIPLA Q.J. 473 (2007)
  • B.S., Northwestern University, 2004


  • Florida
  • New York

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member of The Florida Bar Elder Law Section
  • Member of The Northwestern University Alumni Admission Council

Perlin Estate Planning & Probate assists clients with Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Elder Law, Long-Term Care Planning, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Charitable Planning, Special Needs Planning, Estate Tax Planning, Business Succession Planning and Asset Protection in Miami, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Miami Beach and the surrounding areas.

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