Professional Experience

Estate Planning; Business and Corporate Law; Business Succession Planning; Trust and Estate Administration; Tax Structuring and Planning

Trust and Estate Planning Services

Timothy Muck represents clients in developing comprehensive estate planning strategies to achieve family and business planning objectives while minimizing emotional and financial challenges.  He counsels clients on all aspects of business and estate planning matters including estate, gift and income tax planning; preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies and beneficiary designations.  His experience as a tax practitioner enables him to formulate solutions for entrepreneurial clients seeking harmonization of their estate and business succession plans.

Business Law Matters

Tim counsels business owners in addressing the myriad legal issues facing a business, including succession planning, financing transactions, mergers and acquisition, minimizing liabilities and the formation and structuring of business entities, including corporations and limited liability companies.  Tim works with business owners to develop owner agreements such as shareholders’, operating and buy-sell agreements which achieve business and personal objectives while addressing taxation concerns.

Tim is committed to developing the best personal and business plan for his clients to meet their needs and objectives. He believes the key elements in this process are communication among owners and professionals, a strong knowledge base and a skilled understanding of the business and the needs of the business owner.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Chair of the Business Law Council, Monroe County Bar Association

  • Taxation and Trusts and Estates Sections, New York State Bar Association

  • Estate Planning Council of Rochester

Education

  • SUNY Buffalo School of Law (J.D., 2002)
  • Canisius College (B.S., 1999)

Admissions

  • New York State Bar
  • United States Tax Court

Honors

Tim is listed in the Super Lawyers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 as an Upstate New York “Rising Star”.

Personal

Tim resides in Chili, New York with his wife, daughter and son.  He enjoys traveling to new destinations and assisting his wife in photographing scenery.  Tim is also an eternally optimistic Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan and enjoys following professional English and Spanish soccer leagues.