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Michael McDonald Joins Higgs Fletcher & Mack, Strengthening Firm’s Trusts, Estates and Probate Litigation Practice

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SAN DIEGO (February 18, 2020): Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) is proud to welcome attorney Michael McDonald to the Firm. McDonald’s practice centers on trust, estate and probate litigation.

Primarily, McDonald represents individuals, fiduciaries, and entities in contested trust, estate, conservatorship, and elder abuse matters. Previously, McDonald spent several years as a probate litigator before shifting his practice to civil litigation. He will resume his focus on trusts and estates litigation at HFM.

“Michael brings a wealth of experience to Higgs Fletcher & Mack, and is a great addition to the Firm,” said Steven Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “His background and experience will contribute to the strength of our trusts and estates litigation practice, and I know that he will be an asset to the Firm and our clients.”

McDonald earned his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he developed his passion for advocacy by serving as Vice President of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team and competing in Moot Court and Mock Trial tournaments. Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the W.P. Carey School of Business and graduated cum laude from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. His legal community involvement includes serving in leadership positions for the San Diego County Bar Association and as a mentor for Crawford High School’s Academy of Law.  He was also a member of the American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Chapter.

About Higgs Fletcher Mack

Higgs Fletcher & Mack is a full-service law firm that serves diverse individuals and industries. For 80 years, the firm has worked tirelessly with companies and people that need legal counsel and representation in and out of the courtroom. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s more than 75 attorneys have experience in multiple fields of law, and its internal network of legal professionals frequently coordinate in practice area groups that have multi-disciplinary dimensions, helping clients make a more informed decision. The firm is actively recruiting partner-level talent in complimentary practice areas to provide legal expertise in the San Diego region and beyond.