Michael J. Faehner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Oldsmar, FL

Faehner PLLC
301 Woodlands Pkwy, Suite 10
Oldsmar, FL 34677
Phone: 727-268-0249
Fax: 727-474-9949
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (80%), Tax: Business (10%), Tax: Consumer (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Michael J. Faehner is the founder of Faehner PLLC, based in Oldsmar, Florida. With over 25 years of legal experience, he focuses his practice on estate planning, corporate, and tax law, serving clients throughout the Tampa Bay area.

Michael earned bachelor’s degrees in Finance and History from the University of Notre Dame. He went on to receive his law degree from Valparaiso University Law School, and obtained a Master of Laws degree in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Michael is a former member of the board of governors and executive committee of the Florida Bar, and served in several significant roles for the association. He has also served in leadership roles for the Clearwater Bar Association, The Florida Bar Foundation, St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation, SPCA Tampa Bay, and Leadership Pinellas.

Before founding Faehner PLLC, Michael practiced as an associate and senior associate as several prominent law firms gaining valuable experience. He gained additional experience in-house at Raymond James Trust advising high-net-worth individuals and families and businesses. He currently resides in Oldsmar.


Practice Areas
  • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Tax: Business
  • 10%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

About Michael J. Faehner

Admitted: 1994, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://faehner.law/people/michael-j-faehner/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Suncoast Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Pinellas County Estate Planning Council, Member
  • West Pasco Bar Association, Member
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Member
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Standing Committee on Advertising, Past Chairman
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Member
  • Clearwater Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division, Past President, 1996-1998
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Past President, 2002-2003
  • FL Law Related Education Committee
  • Northern Division for the FL Bar, Dean
  • FL Bar’s Leadership Academy, Vice Chair
  • FL Bar 6A Grievance Committee, Former Chair
  • FL Bar Long Range Planning Committee
  • Florida Bar Student Education Student Admission Committee
  • Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • 6th Judicial Circuit of the Florida Bar Young Lawyer’s Division Board of Governors, Boards President
  • 6th Judicial Circuit of the Florida Bar Young Lawyer’s Division Board of Governors, 1998-2003
  • Florida Bar Board of Governors, Executive Committee, 2003-2005
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • United State Tax Court
  • United State Supreme Court
  • State courts in the state of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida

Pro bono/Community Service

  • University of Tampa
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation
  • Pinellas Education Foundation
  • Suncoast YMCA
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital Board Finance Committee
  • Board of Directors for Suncoast Hospice Foundation
  • Vice Chairman, Jolley Trolley Board of Clearwater
  • Voluntary Bar Association Committee of the Florida Bar, Past Chairman
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation, 2012-2014
  • Past President the University of Notre Dame Club of the Greater Tampa Bay Area, 1999-2003 and 2007-2012
  • Board of Directors of the Florida Bar Foundation


  • 2002 Tampa Bay Review’s 40 Under 40 for the Tampa Bay area
  • 2011 St. Petersburg Bar Foundations’ Rising Star for St. Petersburg

Educational Background

  • University of Florida School of Law, LLM, Major: Taxation, 2005
  • Michael graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1991 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance along with a Bachelors of Arts in History.  
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Office Location for Michael J. Faehner

301 Woodlands Pkwy
Suite 10
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Phone: 727-268-0249

Fax: 727-474-9949

Last Updated: 5/18/2021

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