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Nelson Miguel Amorim Varajao

Nelson Miguel Amorim Varajao

Practice areas:

Business, Contracts & Agreements, Criminal Defense, Real Estate, Immigration, Family, Estate Planning

About Me

Nelson Miguel Amorim Varajao believes in providing only the highest quality of legal representation.  

Mr. Varajao earned the degree of Juris Doctor at  Stetson University College of Law, which he attended as the John B. Stetson Merit Scholar.  There, Mr. Varajao co-founded the EuroLex Legal Society, served on the Class Gift, Alumni Relations and Student Issues Committees, was twice elected as a legislative representative of the Student Bar Association, was selected as a student member of the Barney Masterson Inns of Court and earned an award for demonstrated understanding of Professional Responsibility.  Mr. Varajao also earned a Masters degree with high honors in Consumer Protection and Business Law from the University of Granada, Faculty of Law in Spain.  While in Spain, Mr. Varajao was invited by the University of Granada's Faculty of Law to speak at a conference on Comparative Contract Law.  There, Mr. Varajao explained many differences between Spanish and American Contract Law and their implications on transactions, costs and consumers as well as their cultural derivation and social impact.  Scholars in attendance later invited Mr. Varajao to contribute to their research.  Mr. Varajao also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and a Leadership Certificate.  

Mr. Varajao is a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Golden Key International Honour Society, the Florida Bar Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the Hernando County Bar Association and of the Citrus-Hernando chapter of the American Inns of Court.  

Mr. Varajao benefits from a wide array of professional experience which  includes Directorship of a corporation and Presidency of another, oversees negotiations with the Catholic Church involving historic property, marketing and oversight of millions of dollars in construction work, entrepreneurial endeavors, and business consulting. Prior to founding Varajao & Associates, Mr. Varajao also prepared a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court as law clerk for an AV-Preeminent rated law firm and interned at a Spanish consumer protection agency and at a court of arbitration.  

Mr. Varajao has attended or contributed to conferences on the following topics:
Comparative Contract Law
International Law of Financial Markets
Legal Skills 
The Treaty of Lisbon
Consumer Protection Law
Consumer Contracts
Mediation
Professionalism

Mr. Varajao has been featured in Spain's Garnata Magazine and online by the Portuguese Association of Consumer Law.

In his spare time, Mr. Varajao enjoys working on his upcoming philanthropic initiative, conducting research, reading, spending time with family and friends, travelling abroad and playing soccer.


Mr. Varajao is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English and has studied in Spain, Portugal and the United States.

Mr. Varajao is licensed to practice Law in all Florida trial and appellate Courts, and in the United States Court for the Middle District of Florida.


Mr. Varajao is proud to serve you.

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Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Business: 50%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 5%
  4. Family: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Lelia Nyong Adams

    I endorse Attorney Varajao as one who is a specialist in Business Law and one who is highly recommended. He is extremely hard working, very knowledgeable, passionate about his work and will go above and beyond to get the best possible outcome for his clients. Anyone who has Attorney Varajao an advocate is a very fortunate person. With Attorney Varajao on your side, you don't have to worry about your case. If you are looking for a business Lawyer that you can count on at all times, Attorney Varajao is your guy. I strongly recommend him.

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    Lelia Adams Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Nelson. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Varajao Law, P.A.

111 2nd Ave NE
Ste 900
Saint Petersburg, FL, 337013474

Varajao Law, P.A.

5367 Spring Hill Drive
Spring Hill, FL, 34606

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Stetson Leadership CertificateStetson University College of Law2011
John B. Stetson Merit ScholarStetson University College of Law2009
Book Award Recipient for Professional ResponsibilityStetson University College of Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
President/OwnerVarajao Law, P.A.2011 - Present
Research Assistant to Dean Royal GardnerStetson University College of Law2010 - 2010
InternGranada’s Consumer Protection Agency and Consumer Court of Arbitration2010 - 2010
Law ClerkBrown & Doherty Attorneys at Law2010 - 2010
NegotiatorIndependently Negotiated with Catholic Church to Preserve Historic Property2007 - 2009
DirectorSuncoast Precast, Inc.2004 - Present
Account Executive/ Business DeveloperNeos Merchant Solutions2004 - 2005
President/FounderSunshine Precast, Inc.2003 - 2007
Project ManagerSuncoast Precast, Inc2003 - 2004
Sales AssociateVoice Over America2003 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Herenando-Citrus Inns of CourtMember2012 - Present
Kiwanis Club of Spring HillMember, Volunteer2012 - Present
Stetson University College of Law's Student Issues CommitteeMember2009 - 2009
Cardozo Inns of CourtMember2009 - 2011
Barney Masterson American Inn of CourtMember2009 - 2011
Phi Delta PhiMember2009 - Present
Stetson University College of Law's Student Bar AssociationStudent Legislative Representative2009 - 2011
Stetson University College of Law's Alumni Relations CommitteeMember2009 - 2009
Stetson University College of Law's Class Gift CommitteeMember2009 - 2011
Stetson University College of Law's EuroLex Legal SocietyCo-founder2009 - 2011
Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of BusinessMember2008 - Present
National Society of Collegiate ScholarsMember2008 - Present
Golden Key International Honour SocietyMember2008 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Featured in Informative Bulletin of Net ConsumoAPDC - Portuguese Association of Consumer Protection Law2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of Lawn/aJuris DoctorN/A
University of GranadaConsumer Protection and Business LawMastersN/A
University of South FloridaBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Law WeekLaw2013
FBLABusiness and Law2013
Stetson University College of Law PanelProfessionalism2012
Stetson University College of Law PanelSmall Firm Practice2012
Salta Bar Association of Consumer Law in PortugalComparative Contract Law2012
Kiwanis Club MeetingLaw2012
Conference for the Faculty of Law of the University of GranadaComparative Contract Law2012