Sheppard F. Miers , Jr. - GableGotwals

Sheppard F. Miers , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

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.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration

Tax Law

Labor & Employment Law

Employee Benefit Plans

Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate

Publications

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

University of OklahomaBA 1963University of Oklahoma College of LawJ.D. 1966Southern Methodist UniversityLL.M 1979
Oklahoma Society of Certified Public AccountantsAmerican Institute of Certified Public AccountantsSouthwest Benefits AssociationTulsa Pension AttorneysTulsa Tax ClubTulsa Tax Forum

Office Location

ONEOK Plaza, Suite 1100
100 West Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103-4217
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Tulsa Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Tulsa Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Tulsa Metro Area
Sheppard F. Miers, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Sheppard F. Miers, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Sheppard F. Miers, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (ERISA, Executive Compensation, Pension, Health and Welfare, Qualified Plans, Tax, Trusts and Estates)
Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Corporate, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Family Businesses, Income Tax, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Property Tax, State and Local Tax, Tax Planning, Trusts and Estates)

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Languages:
English