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Michael Leo Potter

About me

MICHAEL POTTER, Esq. is an Estate Planning, Business and Asset Protection attorney whose webcasts and live workshops are an uplifting & engaging mix of humor, imagination, energy, inspiration, empowerment and practical knowledge aimed at helping others create a positive legacy for their loved ones. He delivers inspiring, memorable presentations full of thought-provoking insights and revitalizes your vision of what's possible in your life and that of your descendants.

Michael knows that 'who-you-are' is not defined by 'what-you-do' for a living, and so he is on a mission to help 1,000,000 people build a Legacy through Integrated Planning based on their 'Core-Values' .


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Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 30%
    28 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    28 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    28 years
  4. Elder Law: 20%
    14 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Arnold Garson Cohen

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Potter spends a great deal of time providing very good answers to Askers on AVVO. No doubt he is a knowledgeable and competent lawyer.


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  • Andrew R. Byers

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Potter's responses to legal questions posed on Avvo make it clear he is a very knowlegeable attorney.


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Contact info

The Estate Planning Law Center PLLC

4771 Amber Glen Court
Las Vegas, NV, 89147


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
V.A. Attorney AccreditationVeteran's Administration2013
Adult Volunteer Award of MeritBoy Scouts of America2012
Outstanding AlumniNational University School of Law1991
President, Student Bar AssocationNational Unversity School of Law1988
Outsanding Young Men of AmericaUnited States Jaycees1987
Outstanding Young Men of AmericaUnited States Jaycees1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CEOEstate Planning Law Center PLLC2013 - Present
Business Formation, Estate and Asset Protection InstructorGet Motivated Seminars Inc.2007 - 2010
CEOWealth Preservation Advisors2005 - 2013
Asset Protection, Estate Planning & Business InstructorTrump Institute / Trump University2005 - 2011
General CounselNevada Corporate Headquarters2001 - 2005
CEOPotter & Associates P.C.1999 - 2001
PartnerPotter, Day & Associates P.C.1994 - 1999
PartnerCannon, Potter & Day1991 - 1994
PartnerCannon, Potter & Scott, P.C.1989 - 1991
CaptainUnited States Navy / Naval Reserve1975 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/A2011 - Present
Academy of VA Pension PlannersN/A2011 - Present
WealthCounselN/A2009 - Present
WealthCounsel Nevada ForumN/A2009 - Present
State Bar of NevadaN/A2005 - Present
WealthCounse Nevada ForumN/A2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1989 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/A1989 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate Planning for ClientsCompleted
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Publication nameTitleDate
e-BookDebt Freedom: Removing the Chains of Your Past2013
e-BookThe Perfect LLC (Revised)2012
Wealth MagazineWhy an LLC Should Own Your Rental Property2009
Wealth MagazineLimited Liability Ltd. Partnerships2009
Wealth MagazineTax-Advantaged Retirement Planning2009
Wealth MagazineHow to Use a Wealth Preservation Trust2009
Wealth MagazineTax Advantages in Inheritance Planning2008
eZineArticles.comReal Estate & the New Series LLC2008
Chiasson PublishingThe One-Minute Tax Coach2008
eZineArticles.comHow to Create a Tax-Free Inheritance2008
eZineArticles.com5 Warning Signs Your Business Needs a Tune-Up2008
eZineArticles.comA Better Way to Protect Against Identity Theft2008
eZineArticles.comFinancial Privacy Using Legal Entities2008
eZineArticles.comSix Start-Up Tips Every Business Needs2008
eZineArticles.comOh My Gosh Honey, a Letter from the IRS2008
eZineArticles.comDon't Outlive Your Money2008
eZineArticles.comWhat's the Deal with Reverse Mortgages?2008
eZineArticles.comCan Your Kids Be Employees?2008
eZineArticles.comAvoiding Common IRA Mistakes2008
eZineArticlesHow to Survive a Recession2008
eZineArticles.comWhy Own Your Own Business2008
Trump InstituteProtect Your Financial Fortess2008
eZineArticles.comWill You Be a Lawsuit Target this Year?2007
eZineArticles.comWhen a Corporation Makes Sense2007
eZineArticles.comWhy You Need a Strategic Plan2007
eZineArticles.comWealth Preservation Trusts for Asset Protection2007
eZineArticles.comFinancial Credibility for Real Estate Investors2007
eZineArticles.comHow to Use Self-Directed IRAs & 401(k)s2007
eZineArticles.com3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Not Be You2007
eZineArticles.comSpecial Needs Children Need a Special Needs Trust2007
eZineArticles.comKeep Your Self-Directed Retirement Accts Troube-Free2007
eZineArticlesProtecting Your Limited Partnership2007
eZineArticles.comReal Estate Beginners Can Profit from Lease Option Strategies2007
VHS Videos / DVDsThe Milllionaire's Library2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Southern California Law SchoolEducationMS - Master of Science1984
Central Michigan UniversityManagement and SupervisionMA - Masters1983
State University of New YorkLiberal Studies (A 'Certified Liberal')BS - Bachelor of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Updates for SeniorsDon't Go Broke Because of Nursing Home2013
Understanding the New Estate Tax LawHow the New Estate Tax Law Affects You2013
Financial Security for SeniorsVeterans Aid & Attendance Benefits2012
Trump University Asset Protection ConferenceNevada Asset Protection Trust2011
Trump University Asset Protection ConferenceLimited Liability Ltd. Partnerships2011
Asset Protection Conference - Washington DCAsset Protection & Business Ownership2011
American LegionVeterans Pension Benefits2011
Asset Protection Conference-New YorkLawsuit Protection for Real Estate Investors2010
Asset Protection Conference - San FranciscoBusiness Owners & Asset Protection2010
Asset Protection & Business FormationBusiness Entities & Trusts for Real Estate Investors2010
Int'l Association of Investors - Los AngelesUsing Integrated Planning for Protection2009
Get Motivated Conference - Las VegasEstate Planning / Asset Protection2009
IAI Asset Protection Conference - New YorkReal Estate Asset Protection for Investors2008
Cornerstone Asset Protection ConferenceIntegrated Planning for Business Owners2008
Cornerstone Asset Protection ConferenceAsset Protection for Real Estate Investors2007
Asset Protection ConferenceAsset Protecton Conf - Orlando FL2007
Asset Protection Conf - Las VegasAsset Protection & Estate Planning2007
Understanding the New Investment WorldHow the New Estate Tax Law Affects YouN/A