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Michael D. Roy

Associate / Vero Beach
Phone:

772-234-8344

Fax:

772-234-8339

Mike Roy Headshot

Michael D. Roy

Attorney / Vero Beach
Phone:

772-234-8344

Fax:

772-234-8339

Email:

mroy@deanmead.com

About Michael D. Roy

Michael Roy assists in establishing charitable organizations and planning for incapacity and death. He works with families to help navigate the post-death administration of their loved ones’ estates.

He handles the traditional aspects of personal estate planning, including the preparation of revocable trusts, wills, and irrevocable trusts, and works closely with clients to plan for the succession of family businesses and wealth among generations in a tax efficient manner. Mr. Roy also advises clients in the implementation of estate plans following a person’s passing, including related probate and estate tax matters.

His practice extends to charitable organizations, particularly the establishment of tax-exempt status, annual income tax returns, solicitation of contributions registrations, and other charitable organization compliance matters.

Michael earned his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law with a concentration in Tax, where he served as a student practitioner counseling clients at Quinnipiac’s low-income taxpayer clinic. He also served as Treasurer of the Public Interest Law Project, an organization dedicated to raising funds to support law students working in public interest positions. During his time in law school, he earned awards for outstanding legal scholarship, excellence in clinical work and the highest grade in his Estate and Financial Planning course.

He has a Master of Laws degree in Estate Planning from the University of Miami’s Heckerling Graduate Program.

Experience Highlights

Helped the directors of several local charitable organizations complete the legal steps needed to set up their organizations.

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Michael D. Roy News & Insights

  • Indian River County Bar Association
  • Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Estate Planning: University of Miami Heckerling Graduate Program, 2014
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.): Quinnipiac University School of Law, Cum Laude, 2011 - Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal, Managing Associate Editor
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Cum Laude, 2011 - Public Interest Law Project, Treasurer
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Cum Laude, 2011 - Quinnipiac Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Student Practitioner
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics: University of Connecticut, Summa Cum Laude, 2008 - Babbage Scholar
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics: University of Connecticut, Summa Cum Laude, 2008 - Phi Beta Kappa, Member

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Outstanding Legal Scholarship Recipient
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Excellence in Clinical Work
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law Highest Grade Designation, Estate and Financial Planning course
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, member

  • Beyond the Digital Asset Dilemma: Will Online Services Revolutionize Estate Planning?, The Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal - 2011

  • Florida, 2013
  • Connecticut, 2011

  • Volunteer: Kiwanis Youth in Action and annual Take a Kid Fishing Tournament