Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack

The law firm of Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack helps high-net worth individuals navigate the legal and tax systems in order to preserve and transfer their wealth.

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack

The law firm of Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack helps high-net worth individuals navigate the legal and tax systems in order to preserve and transfer their wealth.

Firm Overview

Our attorneys are experienced problem-solvers who listen to clients, evaluate situations, and initiate the most appropriate legal solution, whether before, during, or after a life-changing event.

This hands-on approach imparts peace of mind; clients know their family's core values will be understood and their objective fulfilled. They know all services will be performed with the utmost privacy and in strict confidentiality.

After over 40 years in Palm Beach County, not only are we rooted in the community, we have counseled multiple generations in all stages of life. Enduring client relationships like these do not happen by accident. They are earned through personalized service, genuine caring, and the delivery of Practical Legal Solutions.

Main Office

Main Office
1201 George Bush Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL 33483

Phone

5612721225

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack
James A. Ballerano, Jr.

James A. Ballerano, Jr. is a graduate of Stony Brook University and the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude. He joined our firm in February, 1992. Mr. Ballerano is in his thirty third year of practice in the areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, administration of estates and trusts and real estate. He represents business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families with regard to their estate planning and wealth preservation needs.

Admitted to practice in Florida and New York, Mr. Ballerano assists numerous clients in domicile planning and related issues.

Before joining our firm, Mr. Ballerano served as a special counsel to the Proskauer firm, headquartered in New York City. After spending his first two years following graduation from law school at Proskauer's New York office, he joined that firm's offices in Boca Raton and Palm Beach where his practice concentrated in the areas of real estate and estate planning and administration.

Mr. Ballerano and his wife, Helen, are actively involved in leadership positions in the community and at their church.

He is currently:

-Immediate Past President of the Boca Raton Historical Society
-Past President and member of the Board of Directors of The Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council
-Member of The Greater Delray Beach Estate Planning Roundtable
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
-Member of Professional Advisor Network of the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Boca Raton Museum of Art
-Vice Chairman of Support the Arts Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization in formation.

He served on the St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church Sanctuary Consecration Committee, is a member of the St. Mark liturgical choir and Byzantine chant ensemble, and previously served as President of the Parish Council.

Past involvement has also included serving as Vice Chair and member of the Board of Directors of The Schmidt Family Center for the Arts, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Symphonia.

Education

University of Miami School of Law
J.D.,

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack
James A. Ballerano, Jr.

James A. Ballerano, Jr. is a graduate of Stony Brook University and the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude. He joined our firm in February, 1992. Mr. Ballerano is in his thirty third year of practice in the areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, administration of estates and trusts and real estate. He represents business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families with regard to their estate planning and wealth preservation needs.

Admitted to practice in Florida and New York, Mr. Ballerano assists numerous clients in domicile planning and related issues.

Before joining our firm, Mr. Ballerano served as a special counsel to the Proskauer firm, headquartered in New York City. After spending his first two years following graduation from law school at Proskauer's New York office, he joined that firm's offices in Boca Raton and Palm Beach where his practice concentrated in the areas of real estate and estate planning and administration.

Mr. Ballerano and his wife, Helen, are actively involved in leadership positions in the community and at their church.

He is currently:

-Immediate Past President of the Boca Raton Historical Society
-Past President and member of the Board of Directors of The Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council
-Member of The Greater Delray Beach Estate Planning Roundtable
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
-Member of Professional Advisor Network of the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Boca Raton Museum of Art
-Vice Chairman of Support the Arts Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization in formation.

He served on the St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church Sanctuary Consecration Committee, is a member of the St. Mark liturgical choir and Byzantine chant ensemble, and previously served as President of the Parish Council.

Past involvement has also included serving as Vice Chair and member of the Board of Directors of The Schmidt Family Center for the Arts, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Symphonia.

Education

University of Miami School of Law J.D.,


Firm Overview

Our attorneys are experienced problem-solvers who listen to clients, evaluate situations, and initiate the most appropriate legal solution, whether before, during, or after a life-changing event.

This hands-on approach imparts peace of mind; clients know their family's core values will be understood and their objective fulfilled. They know all services will be performed with the utmost privacy and in strict confidentiality.

After over 40 years in Palm Beach County, not only are we rooted in the community, we have counseled multiple generations in all stages of life. Enduring client relationships like these do not happen by accident. They are earned through personalized service, genuine caring, and the delivery of Practical Legal Solutions.

Main Office

Main Office
1201 George Bush Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL 33483

Phone

5612721225

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack
James A. Ballerano, Jr.

James A. Ballerano, Jr. is a graduate of Stony Brook University and the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude. He joined our firm in February, 1992. Mr. Ballerano is in his thirty third year of practice in the areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, administration of estates and trusts and real estate. He represents business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families with regard to their estate planning and wealth preservation needs.

Admitted to practice in Florida and New York, Mr. Ballerano assists numerous clients in domicile planning and related issues.

Before joining our firm, Mr. Ballerano served as a special counsel to the Proskauer firm, headquartered in New York City. After spending his first two years following graduation from law school at Proskauer's New York office, he joined that firm's offices in Boca Raton and Palm Beach where his practice concentrated in the areas of real estate and estate planning and administration.

Mr. Ballerano and his wife, Helen, are actively involved in leadership positions in the community and at their church.

He is currently:

-Immediate Past President of the Boca Raton Historical Society
-Past President and member of the Board of Directors of The Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council
-Member of The Greater Delray Beach Estate Planning Roundtable
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
-Member of Professional Advisor Network of the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Boca Raton Museum of Art
-Vice Chairman of Support the Arts Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization in formation.

He served on the St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church Sanctuary Consecration Committee, is a member of the St. Mark liturgical choir and Byzantine chant ensemble, and previously served as President of the Parish Council.

Past involvement has also included serving as Vice Chair and member of the Board of Directors of The Schmidt Family Center for the Arts, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Symphonia.

Education

University of Miami School of Law
J.D.,

Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack
James A. Ballerano, Jr.

James A. Ballerano, Jr. is a graduate of Stony Brook University and the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude. He joined our firm in February, 1992. Mr. Ballerano is in his thirty third year of practice in the areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, administration of estates and trusts and real estate. He represents business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families with regard to their estate planning and wealth preservation needs.

Admitted to practice in Florida and New York, Mr. Ballerano assists numerous clients in domicile planning and related issues.

Before joining our firm, Mr. Ballerano served as a special counsel to the Proskauer firm, headquartered in New York City. After spending his first two years following graduation from law school at Proskauer's New York office, he joined that firm's offices in Boca Raton and Palm Beach where his practice concentrated in the areas of real estate and estate planning and administration.

Mr. Ballerano and his wife, Helen, are actively involved in leadership positions in the community and at their church.

He is currently:

-Immediate Past President of the Boca Raton Historical Society
-Past President and member of the Board of Directors of The Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council
-Member of The Greater Delray Beach Estate Planning Roundtable
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
-Member of Professional Advisor Network of the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
-Member of Professional Advisory Committee of the Boca Raton Museum of Art
-Vice Chairman of Support the Arts Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization in formation.

He served on the St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church Sanctuary Consecration Committee, is a member of the St. Mark liturgical choir and Byzantine chant ensemble, and previously served as President of the Parish Council.

Past involvement has also included serving as Vice Chair and member of the Board of Directors of The Schmidt Family Center for the Arts, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Symphonia.

Education

University of Miami School of Law J.D.,


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