Brooklyn Rapchik-Gaughen

Associate Attorney

University of Florida 

Juris Doctor  

University of Florida

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology & Journalism


  • Florida Bar

  • Florida State Courts​

Brooklyn Rapchik-Gaughen, Esq. is an Associate Attorney with Chaykin Law Group, where she focuses her practice in family and marital law.

After graduating with honors from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, Brooklyn practiced as an Assistant State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit. At the State, Brooklyn gained extensive courtroom experience, including numerous jury trials as first chair.  


Brooklyn later used that litigation experience to advise clients on complex civil insurance defense cases, namely first party property insurance disputes. She advised numerous high-profile insurance clients on litigation strategy. Brooklyn litigated these claims, attending numerous court events, including hearings, depositions, and mediations.

In addition to her experience as a trial attorney, Brooklyn has a background in psychology, including neuropsychology, and broadcast journalism. This unique background enables Brooklyn to provide a cerebral and investigative perspective to amicably resolve disputes, or, when needed, zealously advocate complex marital and family law issues for her clients.