Michael I. Kling founded Kling Law Offices in 2001 and has nearly 20 years of experience providing financial, estate planning, asset protection and business planning services. Mike offers full-service legal assistance and advice in the fields of estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, asset protection, business, tax and corporate law.
Mike attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, obtaining dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance in 1986. Following college, he worked as a Certified Public Accountant with Ernst & Young before returning to The Ohio State University for a Juris Doctor, which he received in 1992. After receiving his J.D., Mike went on to earn his LL.M. in Taxation from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, in 1993. After completing this degree, Mike practiced estate planning and tax law in a number of established firms before pursuing his own practice. Mike is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Michigan, Nevada and California. He is also a Certified Financial Planner.®
In addition to his professional endeavors, Mike is dedicated to his family and is an active member of the community. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. He is former President of the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, was legal counsel for the North Las Vegas Community Foundation, is a former member of the Planned Giving Community for the Boulder Dam Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and has been on the planned giving committee for Heaven Can Wait Animal Sanctuary.
In his time away from the office, Mike is an avid cyclist, informally riding with Red Burro Racing. Mike participates in several challenging bike events throughout the year, but focuses on the LOTOJA classic held each September. This race is a 206-mile one-day race that climbs three major mountain passes as the riders make their way from Logan, Utah, to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Each year that Mike has participated, he has raised funds for the Huntsman Cancer Institute in honor of loved-ones, friends and clients who have faced, or been touched by, the battle against cancer.