Michael C. Agran

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Michael's practice focuses on estate planning, trust and probate administration, income tax planning and corporate and business transactions.

Michael has emphasized tax planning in his trusts and estates practice, involving estate planning, sophisticated family wealth transfer planning, probate and trust administration with post mortem tax planning.

He has also focused on business transactions and personal affairs for clients. He has represented diverse clients in the organization of businesses, choice of business entities, purchases and sales of businesses and real estate, tax-free reorganizations of corporations and tax-free exchanges of real estate.

He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and is a Certified Specialist in Taxation with the State Bar of California. He has been designated as a Super Lawyer among Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys in Los Angeles continuously from 2010 to 2018.

Michael received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, and did his undergraduate work at the University of California at Los Angeles.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust and Probate Administration
  • Tax Planning
  • Corporate and Business Transactions

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • State Bar of California, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1967
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1967

EDUCATION:

  • Harvard Law School,  J.D., Cum Laude, 1966
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.S., Magna Cum Laude, 1963

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP:

  • State Bar of California
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Certified Specialist in Taxation, California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council, Past President
  • Los Angeles Super Lawery 2010-2018