Chris Silversmith

Legacy Builder

Professional Biography

Christopher L. Silversmith comes to RKV Law with extensive experience in Estate Planning, Domestic 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. After graduating from college, 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 joined RKV Law in September 2016 and is excited to be a resource for our clients in the Vail and Roaring Fork Valleys.

MORE ON CHRIS’S PERSONAL STORY

Phone
970.306.6449

E-mail
[email protected]

Practice Area
Education
  • University of Florida
    • LL.M. in Tax in 2010
  • Barry University School of Law
    • J.D. in 2008
    • Law Review Senior Associate Editor
    • Moot Court National Tax Competition
    • School of Law Scholarship (Top 10% of Class)
  • University of Miami
    • B.B.A. in Finance in 2002
    • Provost’s Honor Roll
    • Golden Key International Honor Society
    • Varsity Crew and Club Water Polo
Affiliations
  • Continental Divide Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Vail Valley Young Professionals Association
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