Mitchell A. Port, Esquire
Mitchell A. Port, Esq. is an attorney in Los Angeles specializing in four areas of law: Tax Controversies, Probate, Estate Planning, and Business Transactions. He began his career as a lawyer with the IRS national office in Washington D.C, where he worked on tax collection and litigation matters. He later worked at two noted local law firms where he further developed his tax controversy skills and represented clients in estate planning, California probate, and business transactions. Mitch is a former Internal Revenue Service revenue/collection officer.
After gaining the skills, knowledge, and experience equal to that of partners at a law firm, Mitch founded the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port. As a sole practitioner, Mitch provides each client with the specialized skills, experience, personal focus and hands-on attention they need at cost-effective rates.
Mitch represents individuals and businesses with cases pending before the IRS, the U.S. Tax Court and Superior Courts throughout California. He handles estate planning matters and delivers both non-litigation and litigation probate services as well as trust administration services. As a business transaction attorney, Mitch provides legal advice and representation on business formation, business organization, business transactions, and business tax matters.
Mitch Port translates all legal and tax jargon into plain English for his clients when dealing with tax controversy cases in the U.S. Tax Court and problems with the Internal Revenue Service, while strategizing during a California probate case, and when discussing estate tax planning so that every client he works with is informed, up-to-date, aware of case developments, and able to make educated and informed decisions. Mitch works with clients throughout Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Orange County, and Santa Barbara County. At a client’s request, Mitch will work in any courtroom in California.
A California attorney since 1982, Mitch is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He is licensed to practice before the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court and state courts throughout California. He earned an L.L.M in tax law from the University of San Diego School of Law and a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. Mitch graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a B.A. in Political Science.
Mitch is a pro bono speaker for many professional accounting associations, service and non-profit organizations, as well as a writer whose articles have been published in several trade publications. He serves or has served on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations. Mitch is an avid and skilled cyclist who has ridden throughout the eastern seaboard and on long rides from California to Mexico. He has also backpacked in half a dozen national parks, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Canada. He is currently learning to play the piano so he can share this interest with his two daughters.
Please contact Mitch Port regarding any questions you might have regarding California tax controversies, probate, business transactions, and estate planning. He will respond to all relevant inquiries without any obligation from you. You can also contact Mitch at: help@AskMyAttorney.net or through the online form on this page. Or, call the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, toll-free, at 1-877-ASK-MY-ATTORNEY (877-275-6928) or (310) 559-5259.