Christopher J. Klein, J.D.

Overview And Experience

Christopher J. Klein became the President and Director of Baur & Klein, P.A. in 2017.  He attended Florida State University’s College of Law and was an intern at the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate. Prior to joining Baur & Klein, P.A., he worked in prominent Miami law firms representing domestic and international banks, stock brokerage firms, companies, and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of matters.

Attorney Klein has handled many trials and appeals, and he has appeared in many of Florida’s courts, including the Florida Supreme Court, which is Florida’s highest court. He has represented many buyers, sellers, and lenders in a wide variety of real estate and business transactions. He has formed domestic and offshore companies, created wills and revocable trusts, and handled probate cases in many courts in Florida.

Attorney Klein has represented Lufthansa Employee Federal Credit Union, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Federal States of Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony. He has also represented German, Swiss and/or Austrian banks, companies, manufacturers, airlines, music producers and entrepreneurs.

Attorney Klein was awarded the highest possible rating (AV) by the prestigious law firm rating agency Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of expertise

Probate Law
Real Estate Law
Corporate formations
Trusts and Estates

International Litigation
Business Litigation
General Litigation
Arbitration and Mediation


Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida – Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida – Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with honors


English, German (written only) and Spanish (conversational)

Memberships, Awards, Admissions and Reported Appellate Court Opinions

The Florida Bar (Business Law Section, Real Property Probate Law Section)
US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
US District Court, Southern District of Florida (Trial Bar)
US District Court, Middle District of Florida
US Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (Chairperson Arbitrator)
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (Authorized Agent)
Pro Bono Service Award, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Qualified by various Florida Circuit Courts to testify as an expert in real estate
Reported Appellate Court Opinions:

  • Okur v. Torres, 813 So.2d 1222 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A. 2002)
  • Allen v. Dalk, 826 So.2d 245 (Fla. 2002)
  • Dalk v. Allen, 774 So.2d 787 (Fla. 5th D.C.A. 2000)
  • American Residential Services v. Event Technical Services, 715 So.2d 1048 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A. 1998)
  • Pelullo v. Intercontinental Bank, 573 So.2d 193 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A. 1991)
  • Dykes v. Trustbank Savings, 567 So.2d  958 (Fla. 2nd D.C.A. 1990)
  • Iqbal v. Jimeno, 503 So.2d 402 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A. 1987)

In-person consultations with Baur & Klein, P.A., at its Miami, Florida office are by appointment only; most matters are handled via electronic communications between Baur & Klein, P.A. and its clients. No “walk ins” are accepted. “Your case may be referred to another lawyer.”


Christopher J. Klein, J.D.

Attorney at Law

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