Michael F. Lax
Mike Lax practices in the areas of taxation, including tax controversies, estate planning, probate, commercial and corporate law.
Mike graduated from the University of Florida with an LL.M. in Taxation in 1989. He graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law with honors in 1983, where he was a member of the Arkansas Law Review. He received a B.S.B.A., with honors, from the University of Arkansas in 1980. Mike has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1981 (Inactive).
In 1989, Mike left one of the oldest and largest law firms in Arkansas to become a founding member of the firm. He practices extensively in estate planning and probate, representing several individuals and families with among the highest net worths in Arkansas.
Mike also frequently serves as an advisor in tax, estate, trust and probate litigation, and he also advises many professionals and business executives on contract, business and tax related matters. He has advised clients on numerous acquisitions and dispositions of various business interests. He authored the Article, The Innocent Spouse Provision Under Section 6013(e) of the Internal Revenue Code: Relief or Refuse?, 12 U.A.L.R. L. J. 25 (1989-90).
Mike is a member of the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association, the Pulaski County Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Arkansas State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mike has been awarded the AV® peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Mike is a native of Hot Springs, Arkansas.