Welcome to Cornerstone Law Center.
With our estate services we assist you with both the legal and personal advice that enhances your ability to transfer wealth to future generations in a constructive manner that avoids unnecessary costs, taxes and family strife.
Our business services can assist you in structuring your business from its creation; contracts, risk management, entity maintenance, general consultation, and transfers, buy-sell agreements, gifting, buy-out or sale.
Michael E. Garner
Michael E. Garner is a business and estate planning expert. With a team of professionals he crafts designs to reach client goals while incorporating solutions for businesses dealing with control, tax, legal, financial, transfer and investment challenges.
Mr. Garner began his career as Operations Officer for The Pell Group, a bank consulting firm. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration: Finance from California State University at Northridge and graduated Valedictorian at the University of La Verne College of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, received 9 American Jurisprudence Awards and graduated Cum Laude.
Mr. Garner is a member of the California State Bar and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Over the last 19 years his practice has focused on Business and Estate design and implementation. Mr. Garner is a Certified Provider and Instructor of continuing education for Life Insurance Agents and Certified Financial Planners. A popular speaker, he conducts seminars on a variety of topics in the areas of estate design and business planning.
Mr. Garner has worked with hundreds individuals and families to formalize their personal and financial goals and provide protection for their loved ones in the face of illness, injury, divorce, death or other transitions. He works with the client’s financial, tax and accounting advisers to coordinate implementation of the client’s goals.
Mr. Garner has assisted dozens of business owners with formation, operational and transfer challenges. Using a wide variety of tools, techniques and a team of experts, Mr. Garner has crafted designs for businesses from sole proprietorships through Regulation D offerings to solve current challenges and prepare them for future events.