Rebekah Steely Brooker
2014-15 TYLA President, State Bar of Texas
Rebekah Steely Brooker is an attorney with Passman & Jones in Dallas, where she manages the firm’s estate planning and administration and probate practices. Brooker primarily focuses on administering trusts and estates and counseling clients on estate planning, charitable planning, asset protection, and estate and trust management. She also has experience in probate litigation, commercial litigation, and oil and gas transactions.
Brooker has served as TYLA treasurer and as a director from 2011–2013 and is an executive advisor to the Low Income Texans and Community Education committees. Among the many TYLA public service projects she has been involved with, Brooker is the creator and co-author of the “Texas Probate Passport” and co-creator and co-author of “Dealing with Dementia.” She also serves on the board of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL). She is a two-time recipient of the TYLA President’s Award of Merit and was named DAYL’s Outstanding Committee Chair in 2007.
She earned a B.B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.