Michael concentrates on cross border tax, estate, probate and business planning matters. Michael regularly works with Canadians that own U.S. property, U.S. citizens living in Canada, Canadians living in the U.S. and Canadian companies doing business in the United States.
Michael is admitted to practice law in the states of California & Michigan and is permitted by the Law Society of Upper Canada to provide U.S. legal services in Ontario as a Foreign Legal Consultant. Prior to establishing Ingenuity Counsel in 2012, Michael practiced law in the United States for more than 10 years in California, Michigan and Florida.
Michael uses his knowledge & experience to deliver top notch U.S. tax and legal counsel at a high level of efficiency and cost-effectiveness to his clients. He understands the cross border nature of doing business in the U.S. or owning property in the U.S. and how it affects your family.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2019||06/11/2021|
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2005||06/20/2021|
|Lawyer/Foreign Legal Consultant||Ingenuity Counsel||2012 - Present|
|Foreign Legal Consultant||McTague Law Firm||2011 - 2012|
|General Counsel||ITA||2008 - 2010|
|Associate Lawyer||Kerr Russell & Weber, PLC||2004 - 2008|
|Associate Lawyer||Dowling Aaron Incorporated||2002 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Canadian Snowbird Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce||Member||2013 - Present|
|Canadian U.S. Business Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section||N/A||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of California||N/A||2002 - Present|
|Georgetown University Law Center||LL.M - Master of Laws||2002|
|Western New England College School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Windsor||B.Comm - Bachelors of Commerce||1998|
|WEPC October 17 Meeting||U.S. Estate Planning for Canadians||2013|
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