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Frank N. Lago

Frank@BayAreaCorporateCounsel.com
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Phone: (855) 521-2222

4830 W Kennedy Blvd, #600
Tampa, Florida 33609

Education

J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2014

Grade: cum laude
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2011 – 2014
Activities and Societies: Third Place Oralist, 2012 Appellate Advocacy Competition Highest Grade Designation in Legislation (Summer 2013) Highest Grade Designation in Federal Civil Pre-Trial Practice and Strategy (Fall 2013)

LL.M. in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015

Dates attended or expected graduation: 2014 – 2015
Graduated “With Distinction” (awarded to the top third of the graduating LL.M. class)
Dean’s List (awarded to the top third of the graduating Tax LL.M. students)

B.A., SUNY Empire State College, 2011

Field of Study: Cultural Studies
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2009 – 2011
Activities and Societies: Concentration in Russian language and culture.

A.A.S., Cochise College, 2009

Field Of Study: Intelligence Operations
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2007 – 2009

Certificate, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, 2004

Field of Study: Russian
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2003 – 2004

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida, 2014
Representative Clients
  • Salty Waters Shrimp, LLC – commercial fishing business in Crystal River, FL.
  • W.O.K.E., Inc., - Non-profit focused on helping immigrant children and their families.
  • Sarge’s BBQ – Food truck and restaurant in Tampa, FL
  • Southern Quality Property Maintenance – Commercial and Residential landscape company
  • Aerie Lane – DIY decorative workshops/projects
Featured Pro Bono Activities
  • Bay Area Legal Services, Pro Bono Tax Counsel
  • Bay Area Legal Services, Non-profit counsel
Non-Legal Activities

Professor, USF

Adjunct Professor
  • Company Name: University of South Florida
  • Dates Employed: Dec 2016 – Present
  • Employment Duration: 1 year 5 month
  • Location: Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Adjunct Professor of Advanced Partnership Taxation in the Muma College of Business, a course offered as part of the Master's of Accounting program.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
Mr. Frank Lago provided legal counsel services for me to help review advisory agreements and in the creation release forms. Frank clearly explained any areas that I did not understand and provided excellent service. It was a pleasure to work with him and I look forward to engaging with him in the future. R. J.
★★★★★
My business partner and I are new small business owners. Legal aspects of business can be daunting, but from the first time we spoke to Frank, we knew that he not only was incredibly knowledgeable and professional, but also had our best interest in mind. We have been working with Frank for over a year and we could not be any more pleased with his level of expertise, his timeliness, his overall demeanor, and his ability to answer and clarify all of our questions and take care of all of our business needs. Frank is approachable, dedicated and most of all authentic. C.H.
★★★★★
Frank is very professional and thorough! Great experience and highly recommend him. D.S.