Michael L. Cumpton
Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP

3523 Montlimar Plaza Drive
Mobile, AL 36609
TEL: (251) 342-8188

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About Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP

Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Mobile, AL, our mission is to provide residents of Mobile and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Mobile and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Michael L. Cumpton

Michael L. Cumpton is a founding partner in the law firm of Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP, where he practices in the areas of estate planning, wills, trusts and probate. He was born in Delhi, Louisiana in 1966.

In 1988, he received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Northeast Louisiana University. In 1992, Mr. Cumpton received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in law school, he was a member of the Loyola Law Review, and the Loyola International Moot Court Team. Mr. Cumpton also served as Articles Editor of the American Constitution Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Mr. Cumpton is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the Florida Bar. He is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, the Mobile Bar Association, and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. He has served on numerous bar association committees, and he is involved in church and community activities. Mr. Cumpton is the primary author and editor of Using Living Trusts, and The Attorney’s Textbook: RLT Planning. These books are used to teach attorneys and other planning professionals how best to use living trusts to help their clients.

Mr. Cumpton is married to Susan O’Brien Cumpton, who is also a partner in the law firm of Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP. They have three children, Patrick, Catherine and John-Thomas.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.