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Kurt J. Rosales

  • Attorney

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Practice Areas

  • Trial Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Tobacco Litigation

Professional Associations

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member


Kurt J. Rosales is a civil appellate and litigation attorney. As a clerk for the Honorable Judge Craig C. Villanti at the Florida Second District Court of Appeal, Kurt gained experience in a wide range of complex civil issues. He joined the Vaka Law Group to further develop his practice, focusing on a variety of civil issues, including tobacco litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance coverage matters.

Mr. Rosales graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in Economics, an area he remains enthusiastic about, and which led him to the legal field. Kurt is a graduate of the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, and while there, completed an Intellectual Property Law Certificate. He was a member of the Executive Board, and served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Journal of Technology Law & Policy.

A transplant to the Tampa Bay area, Kurt is passionate about developing strong ties in the community. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and seeks to become further involved in the Young Lawyers Division and Appellate Practice Section.


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • Honors: Intellectual Property Law Certificate
    • Honors: Member, Executive Board
  • University of Central Florida
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Honorable Judge Craig C. Villanti at the Florida Second District Court of Appeal, Clerk