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Robin L. Miskell

Robin L. Miskell

Counsel| Phoenix


Robin Miskell focuses her practice in estate planning, probate and trust administration, taxation and exempt organizations. She is experienced in drafting complex trust agreements, gift and estate tax returns, creating charitable organizations and handling contested probate administration cases. Robin is a Certified Estate and Trust Law Specialist through the State Bar of Arizona and designs customized estate plans for married and unmarried couples, individuals and high-net-worth clients that include tax saving strategies, probate avoidance, education planning for children, charitable giving, inter-generational wealth transfers, real estate, life insurance and retirement strategies, and end-of-life planning.

Robin also specializes in drafting gun trusts and advising clients dealing with firearms for both planning and estate administration issues.

  • University of Texas, (J.D. 1990)
  • University of Texas (B.S., Civil Engineering, with honors, 1983)
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Probate and Trust Section, Executive Council Member (2018-present)
  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Valley Estate Planners
  • "When Death Comes to Bankruptcy: Understanding Spendthrift Trusts," Presenter, State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention,  Bankruptcy Consumer Section (June 29, 2018)
  • “Estate Planning and Estate Administration Issues Posed by Firearms,” Presenter, Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee (September 12, 2016)
  • “Summary of Hoag v. French - Issues Regarding Jurisdiction over Trustee,” Presenter, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Arizona state meeting (June 26, 2016)
  • “Portability – Is it a Planning Tool or is it a Safety Net?,” Presenter, State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention (June 15, 2016)
  • “The Portability Election Under the 2015 Final Regulations,” Presenter, Valley Estate Planners (November 19, 2015)
  • "Crossover Issues in Estate Planning," Presenter, Maricopa County Bar Association, Family Law Section (March 6, 2015)
  • "Forever Young in Life and Business: How to Protect and Enhance Your Image for Success," Co-Presenter, Phoenix, Arizona (May 9, 2014)

 

  • Chambers High Net Worth Guide, Arizona Private Wealth Law (2018)
  • National Charity League (2012-2017)
  • Dickinson Wright
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Tax Court