Sheppard F. "Mike" Miers, Jr. has over 45 years of legal experience. His clients include corporations, business management and individuals. He assists on tax planning and compliance, employee benefits, deferred compensation, business and financial transactions, estate planning, probate and the administration of estates and trusts. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant in Oklahoma.
Mike has served as an adjunct professor on the subject of state and local taxation at the University of Tulsa. Mike has regularly spoken on taxation and employee benefits for more than 25 years at seminars and continuing education programs sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountant, and Southwest Benefits Association.
Mike's service to civic and charitable organizations include Oklahoma Academy - member 1993-present; Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, Board of Advocates, 2010-present; Director, Charlene Miers Foundation for Cancer Research, 2009-present; South Creekside Neighborhood Association, Tulsa, director/officer, 1996-present; Tulsa Metro YMCA, Downtown Board of Advisors, 1990-2002.
Areas of Concentration
Labor & Employment Law
Employee Benefit Plans
Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
Author, Section Note, 2013 Oklahoma Tax Legislation, 84 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 1776 (2013)
Author, Section Note, New Oklahoma Taxpayer Appeal Procedure, 84 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 1772 (2013)
Author, The Property Tax Deskbook, 18th Edition, 2013, ABA Section of Taxation, Committee on State and Local Taxes, Oklahoma Chapter