Serving Clients in New York City and the New York Metropolitan Area
Michelle Yeung ably heads the Estate Planning team and concentrates her practice in the areas of estate tax planning, trust planning, Medicaid planning and Special Needs planning. She is experienced in preparing Wills and various types of trusts such as Medicaid Asset Protection Trust, Life Insurance Trust, Credit Shelter Trust and Supplemental Needs Trust. She has developed a special expertise in working on complex estate planning, including tax saving plans, document drafting, credit shelter trusts, Guaranteed Annuity Trusts (GRATS), and Spousal Limited Equity Trusts (SLATS).
Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies at New York City College of Technology. She worked as a paralegal for four years before earning her law degree at SUNY Buffalo Law School. While in law school, Michelle served as Treasurer of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Associate (APALSA) and volunteered at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to provide indigent clients with end-of-life planning. Michelle graduated law school cum laude and was the recipient of the 2015 Judge William J. Regan Award for demonstrating great proficiency in estates and surrogate’s law.
Michelle is fluent in Cantonese Chinese. Michelle is the proud mother of two young daughters with one on the way, and she enjoys spending time with her husband and her family.
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