Here is a brief summary of Mike’s background and skills:profile

1. He is a Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of
California Board of Legal Specialization.

2. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

3. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the UCLA-CEB Estate Planning Institute.

4. He is a member of the Planning Committee, University of Southern California Probate &
Trust Conference.

5. He is a past chair, vice-chair, and member of the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning,
Trust and Probate Law Section of the California State Bar.

6. He is a past chair, vice-chair and secretary of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association.

7. He is a past chair of the Orange Coast Estate Planning Council.

8. He is a former editor of, and contributor of articles to, the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section Newsletter (predecessor to the California Trusts and Estates Quarterly).

9. He has lectured to, and published articles for such groups as the Orange County Bar Association Trust & Estates Section, USC Probate and Trust Conference, UCLA-CEB Estate Planning Institute, California Continuing Education of the Bar, Southern California Trust and Estate Planning Forum, and the Rutter Group.

10. Designated as a “super lawyer” in estate planning/trusts every year from 2004 to the present by ®

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