Michael Joseph O'Brien
The O'Brien Law Firm LLC
627 West St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
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The O'Brien Law Firm LLC
The O'Brien Law Firm LLC is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Cleveland, OH, our mission is to provide residents of Cleveland 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 Cleveland and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.
About Michael Joseph O'Brien
Michael J. O'Brien is a practicing attorney and a founding partner of Cleveland-based The O'Brien Law Firm LLC. Mr. O'Brien's firm emphasizes estate and trust planning and administration, probate, corporate planning, family business, family limited partnership and charitable trust and private family foundation planning. Mr. O'Brien has a particular expertise in planning for families with children with disabilities. Mr. O'Brien has worked with many family businesses with regard to family transfers and succession planning. In addition, Mr. O'Brien is admitted to practice in Florida and has administered many Florida estates with attention to special probate and tax concerns involving property disposition in multiple states. He serves as a Trustee of several charitable foundations that include The Cleveland Sight Center, North Coast Community Homes, The Giles Foundation and The DeWeese Foundation. Mr. O'Brien is a graduate of St. Ignatius High School, Holy Cross College and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Mr. O'Brien is an active member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and of the Ohio and Florida Bar Associations. Mr. O'Brien is married to Dawn Kern O'Brien and lives in Shaker Heights with their three children, Darby, Murphy and Miles.
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.