Charles M. Dyer (Michael)
Probate & Elder Law
Legal Assistant: S. Kay Spates
Michael completed his under-graduate degree at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Michael received his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. He originally served as a legal assistant and office administrator with the law offices of Charles J. Dyer prior to his graduation from law school. After law school, Michael served as an extern with the U.S. Federal District Court in the Pro Se Division where he assisted the assigned federal judicial officer to review and rule upon prisoner complaints and petitions.
Michael’s major areas of practice include representation of private fiduciaries and trust companies in probate-related litigation including wills, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, elder law, mental health law and other areas of law pertinent to such cases, and special matters. In addition, Michael provides representation on matters concerning estate and business planning as well as Elder Law issues including governmental benefits. He is also a certified private fiduciary, having been certified by the Certification Division of the Arizona Supreme Court.
- J.D., 2000, California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
- B.S. 1999, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Professional Memberships and Activities
- State Bar of Arizona, Probate and Trust Section and Mental Health Section
- Maricopa County Bar Association, Estate and Trust Section
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
- National Guardianship Association
- Arizona Fiduciary Association
Presentations and Publications
- Speaker, Elder Law Update Seminar, Arizona State Bar, September 2015
Other Professional Experience
- Wills for Heroes, Arizona State Bar, 2011 – 2016
- Maricopa County Superior Court Trials
- Supreme Court of Arizona
- United States District Court, District of Arizona
- United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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