Lisa Y. Shorts Pitell of Pitell Law Firm, P.L., has been a resident of the Bluewater Bay area of Niceville, FL, since 1989. She graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1999, receiving a joint degree in law (J.D.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.). After graduating from law school, Lisa completed a post-doctoral program, obtaining an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Miami.
In order to be close to her family, Lisa returned to the Emerald Coast after receiving her degree, and she opened a transactional law practice that is focused primarily in taxation law and tax return preparation, wills and trusts, corporate and business law, contracts, and probate and guardianship law. She practices throughout the Emerald Coast and all of Northwest Florida.
Lisa has been active in the community and has served as an officer and member of the Board of Directors for Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc. and Okaloosa-Walton Child Care Services, Inc., as well as other non-profit entities. Currently, Lisa is the secretary and a director for The Pride Foundation, Inc., which operates 850 Elite Volleyball Academy in Niceville.