Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida. She received her Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center where she was a senior staff member on the Law Review and a CLI with the Children and Families Clinic. While in law school Rebecca interned with Judge Susan Aramony of the 17th Judicial Circuit. Rebecca practiced family law with a local West Palm Beach law firm for 5 years before leaving the practice to raise a family. Rebecca returned to the circuit in a part time capacity.