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Michelle L. Soto focuses her practice on domestic and international trusts and estate planning matters, representing high-net-worth individuals and families. She also has experience with international tax compliance, including compliance through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Voluntary Disclosure Program. Michelle engages in probate administration, trust administration, and estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning.


  • Estate planning
  • Charitable planning
  • Estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning and reporting
  • Trust and estate administration



  • Tax Associate, Andersen Tax, LLC, 2015-2016
  • Legal Intern, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Trusts and Estates, 2024
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Broward Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Vice President, Friends of Marforsouth, Corp.
  • Student Advocate, St. Thomas University School of Law Tax Clinic, 2013
  • Volunteer, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, St. Thomas University School of Law, 2012-2013


  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
    • Certificate, International Tax Law
  • J.D., magna cum laude, St. Thomas University School of Law, 2013
    • Certificate in Tax Law
  • Executive Masters of Science of Taxation, cum laude, Florida International University, 2009
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Florida, 2008
  • Florida
  • Spanish, Fluent