Charles (Chikk) F. Myers
Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Phoenix, AZ
As founder of Charles F. Myers PA, Mr. Myers takes his job of protecting his clients' best interests seriously. He offers estate and business planning services to people across the state of Arizona, taking into account important factors such as trust administration and tax implications. Having decades of experience enables Mr. Myers to accomplish short-term goals, anticipate a client's needs and mitigate future risks.
Forming a business, creating a will or making end-of-life decisions each requires a customized strategy. Mr. Myers knows there is no one-size-fits-all solution when a client presents a legal issue. He takes the time to understand each person's concerns and wishes so he can create the best possible plan for moving forward. Taking this client-centered approach, Mr. Myers is able to offer representation that is cost-efficient and focuses on end results.
For his accomplishments, Mr. Myers holds the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.
Prior to launching his legal career, Mr. Myers garnered an in-depth education, starting with receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1973. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1977 from The University of Toledo College of Law, where he was a member of the school's law review. Furthering his knowledge, he earned a Master of Laws in taxation from the New York University School of Law in 1979.
Today, Mr. Myers is a published author and is admitted to practice in Arizona, Ohio and the District of Columbia. He also is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Claims Court.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
- 60%Estate Planning & Probate
- 20%Closely Held Business
- 10%Tax: Business
Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Tax Law
- Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015
About Charles (Chikk) F. Myers
First Admitted: 1977, Ohio
Professional Webpage: http://www.cfmlaw.com/charles-f-chikk-myers.html
- Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 1973
- "2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates," American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
- University of Toledo Law Review
- Author: "Total Return Trusts," Arizona Attorney, May 2002
- Managing Editor, Arizona Probate Code Practice Manual, 4th Edition 2000
- State Bar of Ohio, 1977
- U.S. Tax Court, 1979
- Past Member of Executive Council, Probate and Trust Section, State Bar of Arizona
- District of Columbia, 1979
- Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona, 2004 - 2009
- Former Chair, Estate and Trust Advisory Commission
- State Bar of Arizona, 1979
- U.S. Claims Court, 1979
- Former Chair, Financial Power of Attorney Revision Committee
Last Updated: 8/31/2016