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Michael Richard Powers, Esq., CPA, CFE, CAMS, EA


 


Phone: (203) 665-0373


Cellular: (203) 434-5152


Facsimile: (203) 842-4250


 


e-mail: mrp@mrplegal.com


 


Areas of Practice:


 


Personal Representation;


 


Family Law:                                     Represent clients in all divorce-related issues; an uncontested or contested divorce, creating visitation schedules, child custody disputes and modifying a preexisting spousal support order.


 


 


 


Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts:  Comprehensive estate planning and related services; drafting & execution of Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and Living Wills, and coordination with other professionals.


 


Business Representation;


 


 


 


Business Formation:                       Facilitate the Purchase or Sale of Business Assets. Assist Clients in choosing the appropriate business entity and formation requirements outside initial filings with the Secretary of State.


 


Contracts:                                        Negotiate: Draft and Create all types of contracts for a client’s business. Review existing contracts to ensure the contracts legality and enforceability.


 


Bar Admissions:


 


Connecticut


New York


 


Court Admissions:


 


United States District Court - District of Connecticut


United States District Court - Eastern District of New York


United States District Court - Southern District of New York


United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


United States Tax Court


 


Certifications:


 


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)


Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)


Enrolled Agent (EA)


Real Estate Broker – CT & NY


 


Education:


Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, J.D.


Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, B.S., Finance & Accounting


 


Community Based Organizations:


New York Chapter, Certified Fraud Examiners (Board of Directors, Officer)


Norwalk Lions Club (Officer)


Ancient Order of Hibernians


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 80%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years
  3. Business: 10%
    10 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Michael is an excellent advocate for his clients frequently going "above & beyond". Additionally, Michael is skilled in identifying win-win solutions that maximize his client's position / outcome.

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    Lucia Powers
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Contact info

Law Office of Michael Richard Powers

80 Fourth Street.
Stamford, CT, 06905

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200603/07/2016
CTActive200507/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Melvin Jones AwardLions Club InternationalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberLaw Office of Michael Richard Powers, LLC2005 - Present
Senior Research AnalystNorthern Trust Global Advisors, Inc.2000 - 2004
Investment Banking AnalystChase Securities, Inc.1999 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Norwalk Lions ClubPresidentN/A
2nd Vice PresidentNew York Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Wealthcounsel QuarterlyHere Today, Gone Tomorrow:: Your Client Trust Account2011
SlideShareAsset Protection - for Business and Real Estate Investment2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Fairfield UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYCFE SeminarMortage FraudN/A