Michael W. Barill
(304) 598-8115
Office: Morgantown
LL.M. Emory University
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: OH | PA | WV
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Speaking Engagements

Mr. Barill has been a featured speaker at West Virginia and Pennsylvania CLE and CPE seminars, as well as numerous civic organizations on taxation, fiduciary litigation, special needs trusts, elder law, and estate planning issues.

“ESOP is Not a 4 Letter Work” – West Virginia Society of CPAS June 2019

Mr. Barill is an Adjunct Lecturer and is a Supervising Attorney at the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic of the West Virginia University College of Law.

Key Experience

Served as counsel to client on tax penalty abatement case before the Internal Revenue Service
Represented executor/beneficiary in defending against a breach of fiduciary duty and will contest action
Represented numerous clients on federal estate, gift, generation-skipping, transfer, and income tax matters

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Tax Law, Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers® 2015 Morgantown, WV Trusts and Estates, Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers®
Tax and Estate Sections, American Bar Association
Former President, North Central Estate Planning Council, Inc.
Probate Committee, American Bar Association
Tax Law Section, Pennsylvania State Bar
ALI-ABA Estate Planning Advisory Board