Practice Overview

Michael J. Smith concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, business and succession planning, benefits and compensation, estate and trust administration, taxation, professional practices and closely held businesses.

Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 1987


  • Certified Public Accountant (inactive)


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, 1987; J.D.
  • Valley City State University, Valley City, ND, 1984; B.S.


  • Named a "North Star Lawyer" by the Minnesota State Bar Association, as recognition for pro bono services.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Bloomington Community Foundation, Board Member
  • Bloomington Heritage Days, Board Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota State Bar Association