VALLEY HERITAGE LAW

About Us

Our Mission

We are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality legal representation possible, and we will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for them.

Our goal is to make the estate planning and probate process as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Valley Heritage Law provides estate planning and probate services to help families protect their assets and pass them on to the next generation. We work with clients to create wills, trusts, and other legal documents that ensure their estates are handled according to their wishes. We also offer probate services to help families through the process of transferring assets after a loved one’s death.

Meet Our Team

CHAD MCBRIDE

JD, MBA, LLM

Chad began his legal career in 2007 with the one of the top Estate Planning firms in Arizona. His practice is focused on Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, and Business Organization and Management. His strong background in tax and business law makes him uniquely qualified in advising clients on these matters. He enjoys working with families to protect, manage, and eventually transition their assets and businesses to future generations. He works closely with his clients to understand their needs and ensure their directives are properly conveyed.

A lifelong Sun Devil fan, Chad attended Arizona State University where he earned his undergraduate degree in Economics. Wanting to take a break from the Arizona heat, he attended law school at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. While at Gonzaga, he also attended the Graduate School of Business where he also obtained an MBA degree.

After graduating from Gonzaga, Chad attended the University of Florida Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida College of Law where he obtained an LL.M. in Taxation.

Born and raised in Arizona, Chad knew he and his family would end up in Arizona where his family has resided for several generations. He is proud to be practicing and serving the people of his home state.

MICHAEL B. RICH

JD

Michael specializes his practice exclusively in estate planning, dedicating his practice to assisting a diverse range of clients with varying levels of net worth. He enjoys creating personal connections with individuals and families, understanding their unique stories, and collaboratively crafting comprehensive estate plans that will leave a lasting legacy for their future generations.

He was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Michael temporarily ventured to Southeast Idaho to earn his Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University. Following graduation, he returned to his hometown of Portland, Oregon, where he pursued law school and graduated early with honors.

In his free time, Michael enjoys golfing, keeping up with his favorite sports teams, and spending time with his wife, Katie.

TRACY CRANDELL

Paralegal

Coming soon…

We are committed to providing compassionate, personalized service, and we will always put your needs first. You can trust us to handle your estate with care and expertise