We lead with our heart

Our Mission statement

“The mission of the law firm is to give outstanding service to our clients through honesty, integrity and creativity. We make the lawyer someone that is approachable and helpful to the public. The ultimate goal is for you to complete your time with us feeling joyous and peaceful that you did what you needed to secure your family and its future. We will always do our very best for you. You can believe in us.”

Attorney Lori Vella, Law Office Lori Vella

Better Solutions for you and your family

Explore What We Do

We take pride in giving you exceptional work, always going the extra mile for you.  Our complete services will ensure you are taken care of.  You can depend on 100% honesty in our work with you.

We serve both Florida and New York.


Simple and complex wills to creatively leave your assets to your loved ones. We create plans that suit your needs. If you have kids, we will put a special focus on protecting their futures. We are trained in spotting and addressing Elder Law issues.


Creating revocable and irrevocable trusts to protect your family, including trusts that focus on protecting your children, special needs, probate avoidance and asset protection.

Advanced Directives

We draft Health Care Surrogates, Living Wills and HIPAA authorizations. Decide ahead how you would like to be taken care of medically if the need arises. You have the choice of very robust documents to support your future needs.

Probate/Trust Administration

We have 30+ years of experience handling probate in every Florida county. We handle both trust administrations or assisting you in submitting trust documentation without errors. We ease your burden during your loss.

Planning for Minor Kids

Make sure your family is protected financially and physically by applying a focus to the care of your children.


Business formation, day-to-day business needs and contract/lease drafting and review. Business succession planning, operating agreements and more.

Lori Vella

Lori Vella is the owner of the Law Office of Lori Vella, an estate planning, probate and business law firm in Tampa, Florida and Rochester, New York.  She graduated from Albany Law School of Union University in May 2000.  

Lori uses her experience and personal relationships to establish creative plans for her clients.  She developed completed plans and protocols for her clients so that no stone is left unturned in making her clients feel safe and secure.

Lori founded Florida Lawyer Online, an Online Course Portal to educate and raise awareness of the importance of estate planning.  She is the author of The Live-On Project, a book to assist parents in writing letters for their children that they will read decades from now to increase understanding and compassion.

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We are currently serving your needs Virtually!

Niagara Falls, Steve Royer

We also practice out of Rochester, NY (Lori’s hometown).  We are excited to be able to offer our clients Estate Planning.  We serve New York statewide.  

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