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About

Before founding The Law Firm of Christopher G. Price, P.A., Chris Price practiced with an Am Law 200 law firm in the Naples area for seven years. Chris is a Florida and New York licensed attorney and practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, tax, and real estate. His estates practice includes estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate tax planning, and selective estate and trust litigation.

Chris is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell in the areas of Trusts and Estates, Taxation and Wills and Probate. This rating is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating.

Chris assist clients by developing their estate plan, including drafting wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and health care surrogates, and advises clients on estate tax and gift tax minimization strategies.

Chris also represents probate and trust administration clients throughout Florida.

Because estate planning and administration often involves real estate and closely held business interests, Chris assists clients with the transfer, sale, and management of these assets. Chris is a Florida licensed title agent and assist buyers and sellers close their real estate transactions, including representing international buyers and sellers comply with FIRPTA regulations.

As part of Chris’s property practice, he represents clients involved in federal tax audits and appeals as well as tax-treaty compliance matters for international decedents owning U.S. real estate.

Before entering law school, Chris served as a travel aide to Florida’s Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner Tom Gallagher, gaining experience and understanding of Florida’s statewide insurance market. During law school, Chris interned with a federal and state judge, U.S. District Court Judge James Lawrence King and Circuit Court Judge Mel Grossman, respectively.

In his free time, Chris enjoys running, biking, and swimming, and fishing with his wife and their Jack Russell Terrier.

Honors and Affiliations

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Member, Collier County Bar Association
  • Member, Lee County Bar Association
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Naples
  • Member, Rotary Club of Naples Bay
  • Former Finance Committee Member, YMCA of the Palms
  • Guardian ad Litem, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Florida
  • Growing Associates in Naples (GAIN) Graduate, Class of 2011
  • Former Member, Managed Care Ombudsman Committee, Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration
  • Former Member, Ochlockonee River Soil and Water Conservation Board

Publications

  • Co-Author, “Digital Asset Planning” Naples Daily News Estate Planning Council Supplement, March 2013
  • Co-Author, "The Benefits of Florida Residency" Naples Daily News Estate Planning Council Supplement, March 2012
  • Co-Author, "Why in the World Would I Need a Living Trust Now?" Naples Daily News Estate Planning Council Supplement, March 2011
  • Co-Author, "Update on Retirement Benefits," Naples Daily News Estate Planning Council Supplement, March 2010
  • Author, "Estate Planning in Uncertain Times," The Forum, Collier County Medical Society, May-June 2009
  • Co-Author, "A Primer on Florida Homestead Law," Naples Daily News Estate Planning Council Supplement, March 2008
  • Author (Comment), MPDLS Is Not a Disease: A Proposition for a Model Punitive Damage Limiting Statute in Light of the Constitutional Guideposts from BMW and State Farm, 17 St. Thomas L. Rev. 33 (2004)