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Christopher Douglass Vasallo was born and raised in Miami, Florida and is a fifth generation “Miamian”.   He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Auburn University, his Juris Doctor, with Honors, from The University of Florida School of Law and his Masters of Laws in Taxation (LLM) from the University of Miami, where he graduated in the top 5 of his class.  Mr. Vasallo is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Florida and all courts within the State of Florida.  Mr. Vasallo is also admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, as well as the federal district courts in and for the Southern District of Florida and Northern District of Florida.


Publications and seminars by Mr. Vasallo include: Seven Ways to Protect Your Assets, Pest Control Magazine Sept. 2003; Have an Asset Protection Plan, Ophthalmology Management Magazine Nov. 2003; Estate Planning Basics, MTV Latin America, February 16, 2005; Asset Protection Basics, Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company, Feb. 24, 2005; and Drafting Wills and Trusts, National Business Institute Seminars, 2006.


Mr. Vasallo serves on the Board of Directors of Ministries in Action, has been a member of Old Cutler Presbyterian Church for over 21 years and is an active member of the Coral Gables Rotary, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and the Brickell Literary Society.


Mr. Vasallo is married to Lelenia Vasallo, Esq. and they have two children, Christopher and Isabelle.  Mr. Vasallo is fluent in Spanish.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Tax: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Corporate: 20%
  4. Probate: 10%
  5. Wills: 5%


Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Maria I. Landa-Posada

    Chris is a brilliant attorney. I strongly endorse his work.


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    Chris is a brilliant and innovative attorney.


    Lelenia Vasallo Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Vasallo Law, PLLC

12394 SW 82 Avenue
Pinecrest, FL, 33156-5255

Vasallo Law, P.L.L.C.

1060 Woodcock Road
Orlando, FL, 32803



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Top Attorney in FloridaFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2009
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Paul Harris FellowshipRotary International2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerVasallo Law, P.L.L.C.2015 - Present
Managing Partner - MiamiVasallo Sloane, P.L.2009 - Present
Managing PartnerVasallo & Vasallo, PA2001 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitN/A2003 - Present
United States Tax CourtN/A2003 - Present
Rotary InternationalN/A2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaN/A2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Association for Corporate GrowthN/AN/A
Dade County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - 2015
Coral Gables Chamber of CommerceTrustee2004 - 2006
Coral Gables Bar AssociationN/A2001 - 2006
Publication nameTitleDate
Pest Control MagazineSeven Ways to Protect Your Assets2003
Ophthalmology Management MagazineHave an Asset Protection Plan2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2003
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Auburn University, AuburnBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarTax Updates2010
Preparing to Care for Your Aging ParentsEstate Planning2009
LPL Financial Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning Seminar2007
National Business Institute SeminarsDrafting Wills and Trusts2006
Merril LynchAsset Protection Basics2006
Northwestern Mutual Insurance CompanyAsset Protection Basics2005
MTV Latin AmericaEstate Planning Basics2005
Guest on CableTap Network's "Let's Talk Retirement"Estate Planning2005