Michael Godwin, a member of the Schell Bray Trusts and Estates Practice Group, is recognized as one of the Top 100 lawyers in North Carolina in the recently published 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Mike Godwin’s practice concentrates on assisting clients and their families in passing wealth to their chosen beneficiaries in the most tax-efficient manner and advising closely held businesses and their owners regarding business succession planning. Mr. Godwin received his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School at Chapel Hill School of Law.