William M. Mills

William M. Mills: Attorney with Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. AV stamp icon
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William M. Mills is a Principal in the Cleveland law firm of Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A., where he practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, tax law, and closely-held business law and related succession planning.

Mr. Mills has extensive experience in federal, state and local taxation; estate planning, and probate and trust administration; charitable foundations and charitable tax planning; counseling high net worth and/or high income clients as to tax and estate planning strategies; and working with closely-held corporations and medical and other professional corporations, and their owners, on their corporate and succession planning matters.

Mr. Mills is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan (member, Estate Planning and Probate Section), Ohio State (member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section) and American (member, Tax Section and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland and the Estate Planning Advisory Council–Case Western Reserve University.

Mr. Mills serves as a member of the Board of Elders at Parkside Church in Bainbridge, Ohio.

Mr. Mills received his undergraduate degree in 1972 from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and earned his J.D. degree in 1975 from Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Federal Income Tax
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-245-8662  Phone
216-292-5807  Phone
216-292-5867  Fax
University Attended:
Dartmouth College, A.B., Magna Cum Laude, 1972
Law School Attended:
Cornell University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Ohio
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association
Hobbies & interests:
Phi Beta Kappa.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Other

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Beachwood, Ohio

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