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Michael Eric Shaff

Michael Eric Shaff

Practice areas:

Federal Income Taxation, Estate Planning

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Federal Income Taxation: 75%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%



Hourly ($375/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Phillip Ashman

    Michael is a first rate tax attorney that has worked with us on tax issues arising in commercial transactions involving our clients. He is very knowledgeable, easy to work with and I recommend him highly.


    Phillip Ashman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Irvine Venture Law Firm, LLP

19900 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 1150
Irvine, CA, 92612




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerIrvine Venture Law Firm, LLP1994 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Tax Law SectionChair1996 - 1997
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionN/A1996 - Present
Orange County Bar Association Tax Law SectionN/A1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1980 - 2002
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
WestGroupReal Estate Investment Trusts HandbookN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of Law, New YorkN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1987
New York University School of Law, New YorkLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Columbia CollegeN/AA.B.1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Orange Bar Association Tax Law SectionLegal Ethics2013