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Burton A. Mitchell
  • Tax Law, Business Law, Estate Planning
  • California
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Summary

I am dedicated to outstanding representation for Tax, Business, and Trusts & Estate Planning law matters. My jurisdictions include the State of California, U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Tax Court.

A Certified Specialist in Taxation Law, I have extensive experience and expertise providing legal advocacy for a wide range of issues. I am committed to helping clients accomplish their goals efficiently and effectively.

I have been recognized by numerous organizations, including Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, and Los Angeles times Magazine. Additionally, JMBM has been honored among the 2020 Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report.

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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California Supreme Court
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Federal Claims
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U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
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U.S. Tax Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner, Assistant Managing Partner
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Current
Education
Taxation New York University School of Law
L.L.M.
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Georgetown University
J.D.
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City University of New York - Baruch College
B.B.A.
Honors: summa cum laude
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Awards
Top Rated Lawyer in Taxation
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
Southern California's Best Lawyers
Los Angeles Magazine
Southern California's Best Lawyers
Los Angeles Times Magazine
Recognized consecutively from 2008-2011
Who's Who in LA Law—The Best of the Bar, The Standout Lawyer for Trusts and Estates
Los Angeles Business Journal
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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State Bar of California
Board of Legal Specialization, Taxation Law
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Estate and Gift Tax Planning for Copyright Owners
Los Angeles Lawyer
Is There Incorporation After TEFRA
Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal
Like-Kind Exchanges of Personal Property, A Practical Tour Through Uncharted Territory
TAXES The Tax Magazine
Tax Planning For a Condominium or Cooperative Conversion
The Practical Accountant
To Bypass or Not Bypass, That is the Question: Using a Formula General Power of Appointment Clause to Address New Estate Planning Uncertainties
California Trusts and Estates Quarterly
Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes–Part 2
Elite Advisor Forum
Top Ten Wealth Planning Mistakes–Part 1
Elite Advisor Forum
Speaking Engagements
Anatomy of a Life Insurance Trust – Nuts and Bolts , Jewish Foundation Breakfast Seminar
Jewish Foundation
The Current and Future State of Estate Taxes , 2013 IRS Valuation Summit
IRS
Through the Looking Glass: How Trust and Estate Attorneys Recommend a Life Insurance Professional , 2013 M-Marketing Meeting
M Financial
Certifications
Certified Public Accountant
Maryland
Certified Specialist in Taxation Law
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Burton A. Mitchell's Website Profile
Website
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Telephone: (310) 203-8080
Fax: (310) 712-8562