Born in Michigan, Michael J. Anderson graduated from Michigan State University with his Bachelor of Science degree. He then graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, earning his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, followed by an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami.
In 1982, Mr. Anderson was admitted to the California State Bar and established his Sacramento estate planning practice shortly thereafter. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Anderson served as an Adjunct Professor with Golden Gate University in the MBA Taxation Program, for courses such as Estate & Gift Taxation and Estate Planning. Mr. Anderson is also a published author, having written for the Michigan Bar Journal and published other articles.
In 2019, Mr. Anderson joined the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hunt as an Of Counsel attorney. He continues to meet with clients and offer counsel based on nearly 40 years of experience in the estate planning field.
Mr. Anderson is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of California, and State Bar of Michigan. He’s proud to have received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for his professionalism and ethics.
Mr. Anderson serves as the Board Chair & President of Future Foundation of Sacramento, a nonprofit whose mission is to encourage and fund local youth in reaching their goals in higher education.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife (Estela Pino, Attorney at Law and Owner at Pino & Associates) and their two Bichon Frise dogs. He’s an ardent reader, avid golfer, history buff, and art enthusiast.