Michelle B. Graham

Partner | San Diego

Secretary Louise Kerrison



  • State of California, 1995


  • Southern Methodist University, B.S.

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.

  • University of San Diego, LL.M. in Taxation

  • University of San Diego, M.A. (International Business)


  • English


  • International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (IAETL) Academician

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Fellow

  • U.S.- Mexico Bar Association (Barra de Abogados Mexico-Estados Unidos) - Tax Section - Board of Directors

  • STEP (Society of Tax and Estate Practitioners) San Diego Board of Directors

  • ACTEC International Estate Planning Committee, Vice Chair

  • ACTEC International Estate Planning Membership Committee

  • ACTEC Programs Committee

  • ACTEC Financial Action Task Force Committee (FATF)

  • ALI CLE International Trust and Estate Planning Conference 2019-present, co-chair

  • San Diego County Bar Association - Taxation and International Law Sections

  • California State Bar Association - Taxation and Tax-Exempt Organization Section

  • American Bar Association

  • Scripps Health Foundation Gift Planning Advisory Board, Former Member

  • KPBS Planned Giving Committee - Chairman

  • San Diego Planned Giving Roundtable

  • San Diego Estate Planning Council - Former President and Treasurer

  • University of San Diego - Planned Giving Advisory Committee

  • KPBS Planned Giving Committee, Former Chairman

  • San Diego Humane Society Advisory Board, Former Member

  • San Diego Arthritis Foundation Board of Directors - Chairman of the Board of Directors (2000-2001)

  • Arthritis Foundation's National Planned Giving Committee (1996-2001)

Key dates

  • Year joined: 2015
  • Year became partner: 2015