Attorney Michael J. Wittick

Michael J. Wittick has been practicing law for the past 30 years, focusing in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate Law, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation, Asset Protection, and Business Planning.

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction held by under 2% of the State's Attorneys. Certification requires passage of a rigorous written 2 day exam, extensive practice experience and education requirement and peer review approval of at least nine other attorneys in same field.

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Firm, by Martindale and Hubbell, the acknowledged leader in ratings of attorneys, which is the highest possible peer review rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.

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Professional Experience

  • 28 years of experience
  • Portigal, Hammerton & Allen, (Litigation), Partner, 1980s
  • Law Offices of Michael J. Wittick & Associates, 1990s
  • Law Offices of Michael J. Wittick, a Professional Law Corp., current


  • The Wealth Council, LLC, a national organization of estate planning attorneys who believe in a client-centric approach to estate planning that is exemplified in the quality of the legal documents they produce, and in the manner in which they engage their clients in the estate planning process.
  • The Advisors Forum, a national organization of estate planning attorneys and financial service professionals which addresses the interdisciplinary training needs of all wealth planning professions for the purpose of working together as a team to serve clients.
  • Orange County Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Orange County Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Estate Planning Council of South Orange County

Teaching Experience

At the above and other professional and charitable organizations, as well as regular training at numerous financial planning, insurance and accounting institutions. He has also taught estate planning at various local colleges and on television.

Business Process

Three Step Strategy :

  • Step 1: Work with a counseling-oriented attorney
  • Step 2: Establish and maintain an updating program
  • Step 3: Post disability and/or death administration


Mike is first and foremost a family man who lives in South Orange County with his wife and one son. Two other children have graduated from excellent colleges after careers as division one athletes. Mike is active in his church, enjoys sports and various investments, primarily with his own fee based planner.

Law Offices Of Michael J. Wittick, A Professional Law Corporation is located in Irvine, CA and serves clients with estate and wealth preservation matters throughout Irvine, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, Laguna Hills, Foothill Ranch, Tustin, Aliso Viejo and the surrounding areas.

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