Areas of Practice:
Estate, Probate and Elder Law
Property and Real Estate Law
Business and Corporate Law
Robert L. Michaels has earned a solid reputation in the community for ethical and professional legal services. Bob is a student of people and is driven by a passionate belief that the spirit of law is usually more important than the letter of the law. Usually, when the "Golden Rule" is followed in business practices the life of our erasers on our pencils is extended.
Married to Deborah since 1977; dedicated father to Kati, Holli, Jacki, Alexi and Ivy. Long-term resident of University Place, Washington committed to community development and family devotion. Graduated 1984 from Seattle University School of Law. Undergraduate studies with Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and legal studies from Pacific Lutheran University, 1981 with honors.
First admitted to and continuous member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Pierce County Bar Association since 1984. Longtime member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and member of the American Trial Lawyers Association Served on various Bar committees. Secretary, Tacoma Estate Planning Council. Board Member Univesity Place Volunteer Center. Business Adjunct Professor at Pierce College. Advisory Board Member Pierce College Business Department. Past President of the Graham Business Association and the Business Exchange. Board Member University Place Chamber of Commerce. Published in several local publications. Numerous speaking engagements.
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|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tacoma Estate Planning Council||President||2011 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Tacoma Estate Planning Council||Vice President||2010 - 2011|
|Tacoma Estate Planning Council||Secretary||2007 - 2008|
|Pierce County Bar Association||Board of Trustees||1998 - 2000|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||N/A||1984|
|Pacific Lutheran University||Political Science And Legal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1981|