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Mitchell Allan Port

About me

Your experience with a California attorney ought to be informative, useful, pleasant, and equally important, worth it. When you have questions concerning IRS and California State tax problems and controversies, California probate law, trust and estate tax planning, or business law advice, you expect your attorney to be knowledgeable, helpful, forthright and wise.


Practice Areas

·                               Probate Law

·                               Tax Controversies

·                               Estate Planning

·                               Business Transactions


When you are experiencing problems or have questions concerning IRS or California State tax problems and controversies, probate law, living trusts and estate planning, or, if you want business law advice, you expect your attorney to be knowledgeable, experienced, helpful, forthright, and wise. At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, you can count on a professional and results-oriented experience that will exceed your expectations.


When you work with Mitchell A. Port, Esquire, you will benefit from more than 25 years of specialized experience in Tax Controversies—as a lawyer and a prior Internal Revenue Service revenue/collection officer— as well as years working as a practicing attorney in probate, estate planning and business transactions. Mitch will be the only attorney working on your case, which means that all matters, from the simplest to the most complicated, will receive his exacting and personal attention.


Together, you and Mitch will consider practical, sensible, no-nonsense solutions and options to address your California probate questions, find relief from your tax problems, or fulfill your estate planning or business transaction goals. Your work together will be enhanced by good communication and the rendering of services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Offering flexibility and accessibility, Mitch is available to work with you in Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Orange County, and Santa Barbara County—wherever your case is located.



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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 40%
    33 years
  2. Tax: 35%
    33 years
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
    33 years
  4. Trusts: 10%
    33 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
    33 years



Hourly ($400-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Law Office of Mitchell A. Port

9054 Cresta Dr.
Los Angeles, CA, 90035


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Tax Law TOP BLOGLexisNexis2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Outstanding Lawyer in Probate, Tax & Closely Held BusinessSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Mitchell A. Port1993 - Present
AssociateLaw Firm1987 - 1992
AttorneyIRS1984 - 1986
Revenue OfficerInternal Revenue Service1981 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
LinkedIn ( - Present
ProVisors ( - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationChair - Employee Benefits Section1990 - 1991
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Los Angeles Superior Court - ProbateCourt Approved Client Matter
IRS Tax ControversyTax and Penalty Abatement
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Probate Lawyer BlogCalifornia Courtroom Closures, Court Employees Cut-Back And New Court Fees2012
California Probate Lawyer BlogSame-Sex Marriage And The Federal Estate Tax2012
Broker WorldA New Sizzle for Split Dollar1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Laws - TAX1988
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/Aundergraduate1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Grandparents As Parents conference.Estate Planning Basics to Grandparents Serving as Caregivers to their Grandchildren2012
DHS - Pre-RetirementEstate Planning2011
Rotary LuncheonsAvoiding Probate and California Estate Planning2003
California CPA SocietyEstate Planning Primer1990