Christopher N. Bellows is an appellate attorney who has  handled complex civil appeals in the Supreme Court of Florida, all Florida District Courts of Appeal and the federal appellate courts. 

Mr. Bellows also has significant experience in complex commercial litigation, including areas of contract law, Uniform Commercial Code, business torts, foreclosures, receiverships, replevins, construction disputes, landlord-tenant litigation, product liability, personal injury, first amendment, employment discrimination, housing discrimination, environmental law, professional malpractice, antitrust, securities fraud and shareholder disputes.


  • Sewanee: The University of the South, B.A., Political Science, with honors
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Right Trak program, Member and Founder
  • Dade County Bar Association 
  • Dade County Defense Bar Association  
  • Miami Country Day School, President of the Board of Trustees
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Appellate Practice, 2010-2024; Commercial Litigation, 2023, 2024
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2011-2024
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2020, 2021
  • Best Mentor Honoree, Daily Business Review Professional Excellence Award, 2020
  • Paul B. Anton Scholar, University of Miami
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • University of Miami Law Review
  • Order of the Coif