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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

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Explore What We Do

We take pride in giving you exceptional work.  We focus our practice on estate planning and probate but also offer business/contract services.  We accept personal injury clients on a referral-basis so that we may assist matching an attorney to fit your needs.  

We always go the extra mile for you.  We provide complete services so that you are taken care of.  We give you 100% honesty in all we do.  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 create 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.

Probate/Trust Administration

We have 30+ years of experience handling probate in every Florida county. We handle trust administrations to help you submit documentation without errors. We want to ease your burden during your loss.


Business formation, day-to-day business needs and contract/lease drafting and review.

Personal Injury

We accept personal injury cases on a referral basis. We will refer you to someone that we believe in.​

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 and her clients can 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 communicating with their children.

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Mailing Address: 4522 West Village Drive, Tampa FL 33624

(813) 575-2201 (Text OK)

Physical Location: 14502 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., #200, Tampa FL 33618