About My Firm

The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port offers legal services in four distinct yet interrelated areas: Probate, Tax Controversies, Business Transactions, and Estate Planning. The primary goals of the firm are to deliver ethical, experienced and effective representation for each client. Mitchell A. Port, Esquire brings nearly three decades of legal experience with an emphasis in these areas, as well as expertise from a former career as an Internal Revenue Service revenue and collection officer.

The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port successfully represents many types of clients, including individuals, families, single parents, new parents, same-sex couples, large and small businesses, business owners, artists, blue collar workers, engineers, consultants, licensed professionals, accountants, entertainment industry professionals, teachers, retired persons, high net income earning professionals, and others. Some of the services he provides include: resolving tax controversies for individuals and businesses; dealing with probate issues in California courts; working with families to set up their estate plans; and helping businesses with their formation, organization, and transaction matters.

Two examples of successful prior cases include winning an IRS controversy that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and the business sale of Mrs. Gooch’s to Whole Foods, where the firm represented Mrs. Gooch. The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port continues to help many families and individuals in setting up and administering their wills, living trusts, special needs trusts, advance health care directives, durable powers of attorney, tax planning for charitable gifts, family limited partnerships and other estate planning-related documents and strategies.

The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port works with clients in West Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Venice, Inglewood, Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, and the San Fernando Valley cities of Sherman Oaks, Calabasas, Woodlands Hills, and Encino, as well as other cities in Ventura County, Los Angeles County, Santa Barbara County, and Orange County.

A significant benefit of working with the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port is the personal attention that you will receive from Mitch, who is the firm’s sole partner. In a larger law firm, you are likely to work with junior associates or paralegals; in this firm, Mitch will deal with every legal aspect of your case. Additionally, at the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, you will not have to deal with the billing pressures that exist at many larger law firms. This allows Mitch to bill you accurately for real services rendered.

The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port has a reputation for the creative development of appropriate and cost-effective solutions that work. In the event that other experts are needed to help execute a specific plan of action, the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port works with a network of CPA’s, finance professionals and other specialists who can handle these areas for you.

Mitch Port welcomes any inquiries you may have concerning California probate, tax controversies, business transactions, and estate planning. You can reach him by filling out the online form found on this page or by writing him via e-mail at: help@AskMyAttorney.net. You can also call the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, toll-free, at 1-877-ASK-MY-ATTORNEY (877-275-6928) or at (310) 559-5259. Mitch Port responds to all relevant inquiries without any obligation from you.