Giovanna OConnor is an estate attorney in Miami

Giovanna Abreu O’Connor


Giovanna (“Gia”) Abreu O’Connor is a Senior Attorney and leads the Miami office of RMO, which she helped launch. Gia’s practice focuses on representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries—e.g., administrators, executors, trustees, conservators, and guardians—in contested trust, estate, and guardianship litigation, as well as related estate and guardianship administration issues. Gia also has meaningful experience in handling commercial and business disputes, real estate transactions and disputes, and appeals. Gia works closely with clients, resolving cases with efficiency and innovation and obtaining advantageous outcomes.

Gia grew up in Miramar, Puerto Rico and graduated from Florida International University with a B.A. in International Relations. She then attended Florida International University College of Law, where she served as a Dean’s Fellow to the Assistant Dean of Development, graduate assistant to Dr. Stanley Fish, and interned with the Probate Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami.

  • Dillon v. Owens, 303 So. 3d 545 (Fla. 3d DCA 2020)
  • Sugar v. Guardianship of Stern, 109 So. 3d 809 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)
  • Adjunct Professor – Legal Skills and Values III, FIU College of Law, 2018
  • Community Outreach Committee Chair – FIU College of Law Alumni Board, 2017-2019
  • Courtesy Instructor/Supervising Attorney – FIU College of Law Wills Project, 2017-2018
  • Table for Eight Committee Co-Chair, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, 2017-2019
  • Chair, 11th Judicial Circuit Screening Committee for Court Appointments in Mental Health Proceedings, Extraordinary Guardianship Issues, and Other Matters Via Registry (JAC)
  • Director, Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Florida International University
College of Law
Juris Doctor

Florida International University
BA, International Relations

  • English
  • Spanish

Probate and trust estate litigation law firm RMO LLP announced today that Scott Rahn, founding and managing partner, has once again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of Trusts and Estates Litigation…


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