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Barry A. Nelson, previously partner in charge of the Miami Tax Department of a 200+ Lawyer National Firm and the 2015 Miami Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” as named by Best Lawyers®, established the firm in 1996. Barry Nelson and his associates provide a team approach toward tax and estate planning at two offices located in North Miami Beach and Miami.

The North Miami Beach office offers a wide range of legal services with a focus on Wills and Trusts, Asset Protection, Probate Administration and Corporate/Partnership/LLC and Family Business Planning. The Miami office specializes in trust, estate and guardianship litigation.

The selection of an attorney to plan one’s life and personal estate or business venture is a decision that will have lasting benefits or consequences. The objectives of the Law Offices of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. are to provide the individual attention and insight needed to be certain that the client’s options are explored and
their goals met while minimizing taxes and maximizing economic security. Our attorneys offer their services to plan for today and the future by tailoring a plan according to each client’s unique family situation.


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Practice areas


  1. LLC: 20%
    5 years
  2. Corporate: 20%
    5 years
  3. Tax: 20%
    5 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    5 years
  5. Estate Planning: 20%
    5 years



Hourly ($150-650/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Nelson & Nelson, P.A.

2775 Sunny Isles Boulevard
Suite 118
North Miami Beach, FL, 33160-4007


FLMember in Good Standing198106/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Miami Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year”Best Lawyers in America2015
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America 1995-2014 (20 years)2014
Leading Estate Planning Attorney FloridaChambers & Partners USA Guide 2010-20142014
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide 2003-20142014
Top 100 Super Lawyers in MiamiFlorida Super Lawyers 2012-20142014
Florida Super Lawyer in Estate & ProbateFlorida Super Lawyers 2006-20132013
South Florida's Top Rated Lawyers of 2013AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings2013
AV Preeminent Rated LawyerMartindale-Hubbell1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Victory Center for Autism & Behavioral ChallengesCo-Founder & Chairman Emeritus2000 - Present
Greater Miami Tax InstitutePast PresidentN/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar AssociationMember, Tax SectionN/A
American College of Trust and Estate CounselChairman Asset Protection CommitteeN/A
Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies of the Greater Miami Jewish FederationPast Chair, Professional Advisory CommitteeN/A
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of ScienceCo-Founder & Previous Chairman of National AmbassadorsN/A
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of Greater MiamiMemberN/A
Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Asset Preservation CommitteeChairman2004 - 2007
University of Miami School of LawAdjunct Professor, LL.M. in Taxation1998 - 2009
Town of Golden BeachMayor1993 - 1995
Univsersity of MiamiAdjunct Professor, Graduate Dept. of Accounting1978 - 1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1987
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
State University of New York, BinghamtonAccountingMS - Master of Science1975
State University of New York, BinghamtonAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
All EventsBarry Nelson Speaking Engagements2013