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Mr. Eng specializes in helping clients get relief from tax problems and resolve probate, trust, and wills concerns and disputes. He has over a decade of extensive litigation experience, having worked on a variety of matters, including tax, probate, trust, and wills issues.
Before opening his law practice, Mr. Eng spent over a decade at AM Law 100 and 200 firms and elsewhere, handling complex and high stakes litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. He began his legal career at the United States Attorney's Office and the Supreme Court of Hawaii.
He is admitted to practice in all state courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for Northern District of California, and the United States Tax Court.
Areas of Practice
Federal and California Tax Controversy - Audit Representation
IRS Administrative Appeals
Tax Court Litigation
University of San Francisco, School of Law, San Francisco, California
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology, with substantial coursework in Economics
William E. Grady High School, Brooklyn, New York
CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis
Attorney on Brief, Haque v. Fry’s Electronics, Inc., 2006 WL 584435 (9th Cir. (Cal) 2006).
Attorney on Brief (partial), Staley v. Howard, 2004 WL 100339 (Cal.App. 2004).
Author, “Free Speech Coalition v. Reno: Has the Ninth Circuit Given Child Pornographers a New Tool to Exploit Children?” 35 U.S.F. L.Rev. 109 (2000).
-- Cited in Annotations to California Constitution, Article I, Section 2 (2010).
-- Cited in a treatise, several law review articles, and United States Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief, 2001 WL 242484 (Mar. 07, 2001).
-- Top 20 Law School used this comment as model for its law review articles.
Languages spoken: Cantonese, Japanese
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I endorse this lawyer. Michael is very intelligent and knowledgeable when it comes to tax issues. He has advised me on matters and I have referred cases to him that dealt with estate tax and federal income tax issues.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Excellence in Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis||CALI Award||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||2004 - Present|
|Attorney on Brief, Haque v. Fry’s Electronics, Inc., 2006 WL 584435 (9th Cir. (Cal) 2006).||Successful appeal.|
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|University of San Francisco Law Review||“Free Speech Coalition v. Reno: Has the Ninth Circuit Given Child Pornographers a New Tool to Exploit Children?”||2000|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Rochester||Political Science & Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|