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Michael C. Bennett

Michael Bennett

Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
304 'S' Street, PO Box 1319
Sacramento, CA 95812
Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP

California (CA)

Contact Contact Michael C. Bennett
T: 916-446-2300
F: 916-503-4000

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (70%), Tax (30%)

Estate Planning & Probate



Michael Bennett is Of Counsel with the Tax, Estate Planning, and Probate Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP. Michael’s practice focuses on the representation of clients in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and the tax ramifications from these disciplines. Michael is a Certified Specialist by the State Bar of California in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

In addition to his active practice, Michael is a member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association's Probate and Tax Sections, the Sacramento Estate Planning Council (board member), and the South Placer Estate Planning Council. He also serves on the Partnership Council of the American Cancer Society and has been involved in the past with Sacramento Public Library Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Sacramento.

Michael earned his B.A., with honors, in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2001. He was awarded his J.D., including a tax law concentration, from the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law in 2005.

Years of Selection

• Rising Stars: 2009, 2013 - 2014

About Michael Bennett

Admitted: 2005, California

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Law by the State Bar of California, 2011

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Santa Barbara B.A., Business Economics, Accounting Emphasis, with honors, 2001
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