CONTACT

Mailing Address
13940 U.S. Hwy 441, Suite 906, The Villages, FL 32159

Email
cwaugh@waughpa.com

Phone
352-750-0325

Christian W. Waugh

ATTORNEY

Christian Waugh primarily practices in The Villages and Orlando / Winter Park, Fla. His practice areas include real estate, litigation, probate, appeals, and all manner of business law. On a day to day basis, he helps provide counsel to facilitate large-scale commercial closings, advise POAs and HOAs, draft wills, and negotiate contracts. He also provides litigation services for probate, commercial, and even criminal issues.

Waugh currently serves Citrus County, Florida as a special master, pursuant to chapter 162, Florida Statutes. Previously, he served as a long-time member and Vice-Chair of the Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. He has been a member of several county bar associations and enjoys writing on pressing political and legal issues. 

In 2013, he was an associate attorney with a specialized trial and commercial litigation boutique law firm in Coral Gables, Fla. and from 2011-13, an associate with Gilligan, King, and Gooding, P.A. in Ocala, Fla., where he specialized in litigation and municipal law. Also, from 2010-11, he was an Assistant State Attorney at the State Attorney's Office for the Ninth Judicial Circuit covering Orange and Osceola counties. As a trial attorney, he successfully prosecuted individuals for battery, DUI, and several other crimes in over 30 trials.

From 2007-09, he was an MBA student at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he specialized in different areas of international law, such as mergers and acquisitions and international arbitration. While at the University of Florida, he was the longest-serving President of the Economics Society and taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, risk analysis, and statistics to dozens of the best student-athletes in the world as a tutor / instructor for the University Athletics Association. He is currently the president of the UF Economics Society Alumni organization.

He is conversant in Indonesian, and possesses working knowledge of Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and various other linguistic subjects such as syntax, neurolinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

EDUCATION

University of Florida Hough School of Business2009
University of Florida Levin College of Law2008
University of Florida 2002

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Waugh Law, P.A.; Orlando / The Villages, Fla.2013-Now
Dorta Law, P.A.; Coral Gables, Fla.2013
Gilligan, King & Gooding, P.A.; Ocala, Fla.2011-13
State Attorney's Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit; Orlando, Fla.2010-11

PUBLICATIONS

GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENTS

  • Special Master, Citrus County, FL (3/2017 - Now)
  • Vice-Chair, Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (1/2013 - 11/2016)
  • Commissioner, Orange County, FL Charter Review Commission (3/2011 - 11/2012)

ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • All Florida state courts