Burr & Forman

Michael L.M. Jordan

Michael L.M. Jordan Headshot
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Detroit (1973)
  • M.B.A., University of Detroit (1970)
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University (1968)

South Carolina

  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America; "Lawyer of the Year," Trusts and Estates - Charleston (2013)
  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America (1997-2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel (1996-2016)
  • Fellow, American College of Estate and Trust Counsel (1992-2016)
  • Listed, South Carolina Super Lawyers (2010-2015)
  • Past Chair, Committee on Self Government Options; Committee for Incorporation; and Transition Committee, Hilton Head Island
  • Past Board Member, Association of Sea Pines Plantation Property Owners and Community Services Associates, Inc.
  • Past Vice-President and Board Member, Sea Pines Country Club

Retired Partner | Hilton Head Is., SC

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Trusts & Estates Planning Tax Law

Michael Jordan works with his clients to develop individual estate plans that help his clients meet their estate planning objectives.

Michael deals with all aspects of the estate planning and probate practice. Areas of Practice include:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Private Foundations
  • Exempt Organizations
  • Taxation -Income, Estate, and Fiduciary

Michael is the author of Drafting Wills and Trust Agreement and Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives, published by West Publishing, a division of Thomson Reuters.

Prior to coming to Hilton Head Island in 1973, Michael worked for the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

Michael is a native of Tucson, Arizona. Michael and his wife, Virginia, have been residents of Hilton Head Island since 1973. They have three adult daughters and six grandchildren.