Michael is a widely recognized attorney and CPA who has been a trusted advisor to his clients in the areas of trust and estate planning, business, and asset protection. Since beginning his practice in 1981, he has earned the reputation of a responsible, reliable, and thoughtful counselor. His practice has enjoyed significant growth by maintaining his philosophy of continually educating clients about their options while building strong, lifelong relationships.
Michael has been a frequent speaker on estate and legacy planning issues to various public groups including The Family Firm Institute, the Financial Planning Association, the Purposeful Planning Institute, and the Illinois Wealth Counsel Symposium.
He has developed a process that business owners can use to guide them through the complex issues they face during transition.
Michael frequently works collaboratively with his clients’ financial advisors, CPA’s, insurance advisors, and other financial and legal professionals to ensure that all plans developed truly have the clients’ goals and objectives in mind.