Michael Williams is both a Certified Public Accountant and an Attorney. He is available for consultations regarding Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Probate, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Elder Law, Business Law, Business Planning, Tax Planning and Tax Preparation for individuals, businesses, fiduciaries and trusts. With over 30 years of experience, Michael has a vast understanding of these different areas of Law and Tax and will be able to provide you a professional and personal experience.
Michael was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Although a small town, he was recognized for his athletic ability in both baseball and football. He attended Coe College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in business. After graduation, Michael, with his deep passion for tax, attended St. Louis University Law School.
During this time, Michael worked at Ernst and Whinney as a Tax Senior, where he prepared and reviewed, business, fiduciary and individual tax returns. Part of his employment was an overseas assignment, where Michael traveled to Saudi Arabia to supervise staff preparing different types of tax returns.
After the birth of his son Taylor, who now works alongside him, he moved to Arizona where he continued advancing his knowledge and expertise in Law and Tax.
Michael is a member of the Arizona Bar Association, including the Tax, Elder Law and Probate Sections. He is also a member of the Arizona Society of CPA’s and the AICPA.
Michael has been a guest speaker at several organizations regarding tax and estate planning. He has written articles on the subject and has been interviewed by financial reporters on television. He takes great pride in client satisfaction and catering to the specific needs and concerns of his clients. Michael is dedicated to personal service, quality of work and reasonable fees. He has devoted his career to understanding each area of law and tax that he practices. Unlike other tax and law firms, Michael personally handles every part of your tax and legal issues.
“My goal with every client is to ensure that the assets they have worked hard for will be available to them and their family. I work hard to minimize your income taxes and estate taxes if applicable. It is very important to me that our clients understand the complicated issues surrounding probate, tax and estate plans so that we can effectively develop a strategy that our clients are comfortable with.”