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Michelle M. Tran



14850 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite 500
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1994
LL.M., University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1995
B.S., University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, California
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Supreme Court of Arizona
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona

Michelle M. Tran


Michelle Margolies Tran, a Member in Clark Hill’s Estate Planning and Probate practice group, focuses her practice in the areas of sophisticated estate planning for individuals, families, and businesses, using trusts and business entities to help her clients achieve their business succession, estate tax reduction, and asset preservation goals. She also assists clients with complex trust and estate administration issues, including probate. Michelle is the Co-Chair of Clark Hill BOLD - Phoenix, the firm's strategy to promote women within the firm, the legal profession, and the business community.

Michelle is admitted to practice before the Arizona Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court in Arizona. She received her law degree from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1994, undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, in 1991, and her Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1995.

Michelle is a member of the State Bar of Arizona's Tax and Probate & Trust Law sections. She is also a member of the JCF Professional Advisory Committee, Valley Estate Planners, Women at the Top, Scottsdale Bar Association, and Central Arizona Estate Planning Council. Michelle currently serves on the Planned Giving Committee of Ballet Arizona. Michelle is a 2015-2016 participant in the ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute for the Arizona Region. Michelle served on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona where she co-chaired the Development Committee and served a term on the steering committee for the Arizona chapter of Exit Planning Institute.

State Bar of Arizona's Probate & Trust Law Section
State Bar of Arizona’s Elder Law Mental Health, and Special Needs Planning Section
JCF Professional Advisory Committee
Valley Estate Planners
ACF/JCF Tax & Legal Seminar Committee
Scottsdale Bar Association
Central Arizona Estate Planning Council
Ballet Arizona Planned Giving Committee
Practice Areas
Tax & Estate Planning
Areas of Emphasis
Estate Planning & Probate