Our Philosophy

We are honest attorneys with affordable fees who are committed to providing exceptional and responsive legal services. We understand that many people avoid seeking legal representation due to a general lack of trust in lawyers or a worry that attorneys charge too much. We are not pleased with the industry trend that created these misconceptions. We pride ourselves on working hard to earn and keep the trust of our clients by adhering to the highest ethical commands of our profession and doing the best possible work for every client, every time.



Bert W. Carrier Jr. is a Michigan native. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, in the top 5% of his class from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and completed an advanced L.L.M. degree in Taxation. Besides tax and business law, Bert's specialties are real estate law and wills/ estates.

Bert has traveled throughout Europe and speaks fluent German. He lives in Saint Petersburg, Florida. We are fans of Dave Ramsey and believe in financial responsibility. We will give all Dave Ramsey listeners a 10% discount.

Bert focuses his pro bono work on representing veterans in special need. Bert is a life member of the VFW. He served his country flying helicopters as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.


- BA in International Relations, Michigan State University (James Madison College)
- Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
- LLM, Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Federal Court Admissions:

Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan Federal Tax Court
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

State Bar Admissions:

Washington D.C.

A culture based on collaboration and trust.

Bert is currently a sole practitioner but often confers and works with trusted collegues. Here you see some of us celebrating and looking smug after a fantastic court hearing.
Work hard, play hard.