Michael J. Howell is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Michael has over 40 years of experience. He and his staff have over 100 years of combined experience in trusts, estates and probate, He was also named as one of the Top Lawyers in the Lowcounty in Hilton Head Monthly Magazine's April, 2013 and 2014 issues, which are the only years the list was published. Michael is also a certified mediator for Probate and Circuit Circuit Court matters. He is also licensed to practice law in South Carolina and Florida. His firm firm handles wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and related documents as part of its estate planning practice. The firm also handles probate and trust matters, including will and trust contests, representing personal representatives, trustees and beneficiaries.