Michael L. Johnson

Practice Areas: Probate Litigation; Business Litigation; Estate Planning; Corporate Law.

College: University of Nebraska, B.S., 1975.

Law School: Creighton University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1976; University of Illinois, LL.M., 1984.

Admitted: 1976, Nebraska and U.S. District Court, District Court of Nebraska; 1977, U.S. Tax Court; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court.

Member: Hall County, 7th Judicial District, Nebraska State, and American Bar Associations.

Biography: Beta Gamma Sigma; Alpha Sigma Nu; Editor-in-Chief, Creighton Law Review, 1975-1976. Author: "The Crummey Trust After the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981," 37 CLU Journal 50, 1983; "All in the Family: Should the Attribution Concept Apply to Disallow a Minority Discount For Lack of Control," 16 Creighton Law Review 669, 1983; "Survivorship Interests: The Costs of Probate Avoidance," 20 Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal 985, 1985; "Surcharge Litigation in Nebraska," 22 Creighton Law Review 351, 1989.