Michael T. Smith

Michael T. Smith

Luce & Associates, P.S.
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Washington
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Biography

Michael T. Smith advises individuals and companies of all types and sizes regarding the proper formation and structure of a business entity (corporation, limited liability company, etc.), their general business and corporate matters, issues related to the purchase or sale or lease of real property and transactions to purchase or sell their business.

Michael also focuses his practice on assisting people prepare their estate plan, including wills, trusts, community property agreements, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and helping families navigate and administer a loved one's estate in probate proceedings. Michael can also assist with guardianship proceedings for loved ones needing assistance.

In addition, Michael has 7 years of experience helping new and used motor vehicle dealers deal with both manufacturers and the government agencies responsible for dealership oversight.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Guardianship
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Luce & Associates, P.S.
- Current
Attorney
Tuell & Young, P.S.
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Associate Attorney
Davies Pearson, P.C.
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Education
Seattle University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: cum laude graduate; CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Class: Legal Writing, Basic Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions; Metzger Legal Writing Scholarship Award, Seattle University School of Law, 2004; Presidential Award, Seattle University School of Law, 2003.
Activities: Seattle Journal for Social Justice, Staff Member.
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The George Washington University Law School
B.A. | History and Classical Humanities
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Honors: magna cum laude; University Honors Program.
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Awards
Leadership Program Graduate
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Lutheran University
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar A
Member
- Current
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Tacoma-Pierce County Bar
Member
- Current
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Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
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National Association of Dealer Counsel
Fellow Member
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Tacoma Opera
Board of Directors
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Luce & Associates, P.S.
5308 12th St E
Tacoma, WA 98424-2796
Toll-Free: (800) 488-8724
Telephone: (253) 922-8724
Fax: (253) 922-2802
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed