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
The Treaty of Lisbon
Consumer Protection Law
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.
Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2011||01/30/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Stetson Leadership Certificate||Stetson University College of Law||2011|
|John B. Stetson Merit Scholar||Stetson University College of Law||2009|
|Book Award Recipient for Professional Responsibility||Stetson University College of Law||2009|
|President/Owner||Varajao Law, P.A.||2011 - Present|
|Director||Suncoast Precast, Inc.||2004 - Present|
|Research Assistant to Dean Royal Gardner||Stetson University College of Law||2010 - 2010|
|Intern||Granada’s Consumer Protection Agency and Consumer Court of Arbitration||2010 - 2010|
|Law Clerk||Brown & Doherty Attorneys at Law||2010 - 2010|
|Negotiator||Independently Negotiated with Catholic Church to Preserve Historic Property||2007 - 2009|
|Account Executive/ Business Developer||Neos Merchant Solutions||2004 - 2005|
|President/Founder||Sunshine Precast, Inc.||2003 - 2007|
|Project Manager||Suncoast Precast, Inc||2003 - 2004|
|Sales Associate||Voice Over America||2003 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Herenando-Citrus Inns of Court||Member||2012 - Present|
|Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill||Member, Volunteer||2012 - Present|
|Phi Delta Phi||Member||2009 - Present|
|Golden Key International Honour Society||Member||2008 - Present|
|National Society of Collegiate Scholars||Member||2008 - Present|
|Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business||Member||2008 - Present|
|Stetson University College of Law's Student Issues Committee||Member||2009 - 2009|
|Cardozo Inns of Court||Member||2009 - 2011|
|Barney Masterson American Inn of Court||Member||2009 - 2011|
|Stetson University College of Law's Student Bar Association||Student Legislative Representative||2009 - 2011|
|Stetson University College of Law's Alumni Relations Committee||Member||2009 - 2009|
|Stetson University College of Law's Class Gift Committee||Member||2009 - 2011|
|Stetson University College of Law's EuroLex Legal Society||Co-founder||2009 - 2011|
|Featured in Informative Bulletin of Net Consumo||APDC - Portuguese Association of Consumer Protection Law||2010|
|Stetson University College of Law||n/a||Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Granada||Consumer Protection and Business Law||Masters||N/A|
|University of South Florida||Business Administration||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|FBLA||Business and Law||2013|
|Stetson University College of Law Panel||Professionalism||2012|
|Stetson University College of Law Panel||Small Firm Practice||2012|
|Salta Bar Association of Consumer Law in Portugal||Comparative Contract Law||2012|
|Kiwanis Club Meeting||Law||2012|
|Conference for the Faculty of Law of the University of Granada||Comparative Contract Law||2012|