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Attorney Michael May

Attorney Michael May

Practice and Experience

Michael May joined Ridgway Law Group in 2015 and his practice focuses on trust & estate litigation, probate and guardianships. He frequently appears in court, arguing his client’s position in complex estate and trust disputes. He has substantial experience assisting our clients to obtain guardianships, and in representing clients who act as a guardian or other fiduciary for an aging parent or otherwise incapacitated person. He counsels clients who are personal representatives of estates, guiding them through all stages of the probate process.

Professional Qualifications

Mr. May is a 2015 admittee to the Washington State Bar, and a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where he was a Dean Scholarship recipient.


  • Lewis & Clark Law School, JD, Portland, Oregon, 2015
  • University of Washington, BA, Seattle, Washington, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar, 2015


  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • WSBA and KCBA Elder Law and Real Property Probate and Trust Sections
  • WSBA Real Property Probate and Trust Section, Newsletter Editorial Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to SuperLawyers® Rising Stars, Washington in 2022.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

  • Co-Author, Court of Appeals Distinguishes Mutual Wills from Reciprocal Wills, (August 2013), Washington State Bar Association: Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Newsletter
  • Author, No-Contest Clauses, (Fall 2017), Washington State Bar Association: Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Newsletter


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Why Choose Us?

  1. Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  2. Rated by Super Lawyers®
  3. Dependable & Honest
  4. Winner of the Avvo Client's Choice Award in Litigation
  5. 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
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