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Belkenia Candelario

Associate

2 South Biscayne Blvd.
21st Floor
Miami, FL 33131
280 Park Avenue
15th Floor West
New York, NY 10017
belle.candelario@nelsonmullins.com
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Belkenia Candelario centers her practice on taxation matters, with special concentration on international taxation. She advises high net worth individuals, affluent families, and U.S. and foreign business entities from around the world on a diverse range of tax issues, including income tax and estate planning, pre-immigration and expatriation planning, cross-border transactions, real estate investments, tax...

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Belkenia Candelario centers her practice on taxation matters, with special concentration on international taxation. She advises high net worth individuals, affluent families, and U.S. and foreign business entities from around the world on a diverse range of tax issues, including income tax and estate planning, pre-immigration and expatriation planning, cross-border transactions, real estate investments, tax controversies, reporting and compliance, and family office and private trust company matters. She also develops and implements various inbound and outbound structures for the establishment of operations in the U.S. and abroad, as well as for the preservation and transfer of wealth and business succession for multijurisdictional clients.

controversies, reporting and compliance, and family office and private trust company matters. She also develops and implements various inbound and outbound structures for the establishment of operations in the U.S. and abroad, as well as for the preservation and transfer of wealth and business succession for multijurisdictional clients.

Belkenia Candelario centers her practice on taxation matters, with special concentration on international taxation. She advises high net worth individuals, affluent families, and U.S. and foreign business entities from around the world on a diverse range of tax issues, including income tax and estate planning, pre-immigration and expatriation planning, cross-border transactions, real estate investments, tax... controversies, reporting and compliance, and family office and private trust company matters. She also develops and implements various inbound and outbound structures for the establishment of operations in the U.S. and abroad, as well as for the preservation and transfer of wealth and business succession for multijurisdictional clients.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Tax Associate, one of the Big Four accounting firms (2017-2018)
  • Judicial Clerk Intern, the Honorable Marcia G. Cooke, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2014-2015)
  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Leon M. Firtel, Ret., 11th Judicial Circuit in the State of Florida (2013-2014)

Educational Activities

  • University of Miami School of Law Selected Participant & Presenter, Zurich University International Business Exchange Program 
    • Law Clerk & Student Advocate, Tenants’ Rights Clinic, Legal Services of Greater Miami 

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, JD, cum laude (2015)
    • Editor, Inter-American Law Review
    • Member, International Moot Court Program
    • CALI Excellence of the Future Award in Writing & Editing for Lawyers
    • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in Tenant’s Rights Clinic
    • Dean’s List
  • University of Miami School of Law, LLM, Taxation (2017)
  • Florida International University, BBA, International Business, cum laude (2010)
    • Golden Key International Honor Society

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Member, The Florida Bar
    • Tax Section
  • Member, Greater Miami Tax Institute
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Tax Section
    • Young Lawyers Section
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Affiliate Member, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – STEP Miami
  • Member, Legal Servies of Greater Miami, Inc., Equal Justice Pro Bono Committee
  • Volunteer, Dade Legal Aid / Put Something Back – Child Advocate, GAL and other Pro Bono matters
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