Christopher L. Silversmith

Christopher L. Silversmith moved to Colorado in 2015 and brought with him extensive experience in Estate Planning, Domestic and International Taxation, and Probate. Christopher received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Miami (B.B.A. 2002), where he also minored in Philosophy. Following graduation, Christopher pursued business work at a prestigious international school in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. During the year he spent in our nation’s capital, he recognized the numerous benefits of having a law degree and moved back to Florida to continue his studies at Barry University School of Law in Orlando (J.D. 2008).

During law school, Christopher was a Senior Associate Editor on the Law Review, participated in the National Tax Moot Court competition, and received the School of Law Scholarship for being ranked in the top 10% of his class. Christopher also earned multiple Book Awards in Legal Research and Writing, Contracts, Mediation and Federal Income Tax.

After graduating from law school, Christopher continued on to the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida Levin College of Law (LL.M. 2010). Following his time in Gainesville, Christopher moved to South Florida to join Packman, Neuwahl, and Rosenberg, a highly regarded boutique law firm in Miami specializing in Domestic and International Tax matters. During his time in Miami, Christopher learned the sophisticated practice of tax law from several of the best attorneys in the country. In addition, he regularly attended the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, which is the largest annual conference for estate planners in the U.S.

Christopher is the owner of Silversmith Legal, located in Edwards, Colorado, and joined Strautman Estate Law in April 2018 as Of Counsel.  Christopher is excited to be a resource for clients in the Vail and Roaring Fork Valleys, as well as across the State of Colorado and Florida.