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Vanessa Alexandra Vasquez de Lara

Practice areas:

Family, Guardianship, Probate

About Me

Vanessa Vasquez de Lara, Esq. is the founder and owner of Vasquez de Lara Law Group, a law firm dedicated to assisting families with the legal issues affecting them, and their loved ones in family and probate court. Ms. Vasquez de Lara graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2002. She has been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list and is an experienced family, probate, and guardianship litigator. Cases handled in family and probate court include divorce, child custody, child support, relocation matters, preparation of wills, probating of assets with and without wills, and guardianships of incapacitated persons and minors.


Mrs. Vasquez de Lara has been featured multiple times on Univision’s Despierta America, a national television show, for her family law knowledge. She has been extensively involved in her community including as an elected member of the board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Dade County Bar Association. She is also active in the Family Court Committee and the Probate Committee of the Dade County Bar Association, as well as the Family Law Section and the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.  She is also an active member of the Dominican American Bar Association.


Mrs. Vasquez de Lara is involved with all cases handled by the firm. She knows every matter and every client from the beginning of their case to the conclusion of representation. All of the clients’ needs are considered and discussed prior to the acceptance of any and every case to ensure that all matters are adequately handled to the best of the firm’s abilities. Emergency matters are handled expeditiously and every client can communicate directly with the attorney and her staff.


If you have any questions regarding family, probate, or guardianship law, please do not hesitate to contact the Vasquez de Lara Law Group for an appointment.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Family: 80%
    11 years
  2. Probate: 10%
    11 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

35 total 

  • Peter J. Biscontini

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Peter Biscontini Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Luther Woodward

    Vanessa knows her stuff. She is really good at what she does, and she would an excellent choice for a person needing her talents

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    David Woodward Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Vanessa Vasquez de Lara, Esq.

9700 South Dixie Highway
Suite 680
Miami, FL, 33156

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200308/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Star 2015Super Lawyers2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Sole PractitionerVasquez de Lara Law Group2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyEstefano & Associates2004 - 2008
Associate AttorneyLanza & Bugay, PA2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dominican American Bar AssociationBoard Member2015 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
South Florida Preschool PTATreasurer2009 - 2010
Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyer's SectionDirector2004 - 2006
Dominican American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Family Court CommitteeMemberN/A
Probate and Guardianship CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
High Point UniversityBusiness Administration and International BusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lunch and Learn SeminarTop 10 Things to Know About a Probate Closing/Sale2015
Avvo Lawyernomics ConferenceLawyernomics2015
Wills WorkshopWills2010