Mitchell C. Beinhaker, Esq., Managing Director
Mitchell C. Beinhaker, Esq. is a commercial attorney who focuses his practice in three major areas: trusts & estates, small businesses representation, and real estate. His T&E practice focuses on the drafting of wills, trusts and other personal documents, as well as designing the estate plans that accompany these. Small business representation includes company formations, asset protection structures and the preparing of related documents including corporate by-laws, operating agreements and buy-sell agreements. Regarding real estate, he has extensive experience in the closing aspects of title, especially in the foreclosure marketplace and short sale negotiations. He also has experience in the evaluation, purchase and management of investment properties and has helped many clients enter this lucrative arena. Many client relationships are maintained on a retainer basis.
Mitchell also advises entrepreneurs on the development, management and legal aspects of their business. He has helped develop business plans, raise start-up and ongoing capital, developing marketing strategies for his clients.
As the Managing Director of the Firm, he is responsible for operations and the marketing/public relations aspect of the practice. He is the author or co-author of their eBook series and is the host of two audio podcasts. DIY Legal is a podcast that discusses legal issues and resources that are available for those people who cannot afford a lawyer or where the cost of hiring one just does not make sense. The Accidental Entrepreneur is a podcast that offers advice and guidance to business owners and entrepreneurs in the startup and developmental phases of their business. You can find episodes of either podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Tune-In (Amazon Alexa).
Mitchell previously served as the Director of Advanced Markets and General Counsel for a mid-size northeast financial services company where he coordinated executive compensation plan design and administration, fee-based consulting, and general legal and compliance issues.
A graduate of Cornell University, Mitchell received his law degree (JD) from New York Law School in 1992. He was a tax intern with Internal Revenue during law school and is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania (inactive in PA). He was awarded the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) degree from The American College in 1998.
He served as the Chairman of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce for three years, founded their local chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy and currently serves as their General Counsel.
He currently resides in Westfield, New Jersey with his wife, one son and two daughters.
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