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David Adam Sprecace

Practice areas:

Tax, Litigation, Appeals, Corporate & Incorporation

About Me

 


            Since earning a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Taxation in
1993, Mr. Sprecace has defended individual and corporate
taxpayers in disputes with the I.R.S., Colorado Department of Revenue,
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, and U.S. Department of Labor,
both administratively and in state and federal courts.  Mr. Sprecace
has successfully represented taxpayers before the I.R.S., the Colorado
Department of Revenue, and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in
cases involving:


employment tax;


the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty;


liens and levies;


business and individual tax return audits;


federal and state offers in compromise;


innocent spouse provisions;


residence and Colorado income tax issues;


Colorado
sales and use tax;


the Colorado
special mobile machinery tax; and


Colorado
unemployment insurance and worker compensation insurance tax.  


 


            Mr.
Sprecace’s business litigation experience includes representation of plaintiffs
and defendants in federal and state trial courts and courts of appeal in
matters concerning:


contract disputes;


tort disputes;


construction disputes;


mechanics’ liens;


civil theft;


fraud and misrepresentation;


piercing the corporate veil;


the telephone consumer protection act;


securities and construction arbitration;


federal copyright laws;


bankruptcy; and


the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.


 


            Mr. Sprecace received his B.A. in
Political Science from the University
of Arizona.  He was active in campus activities, and
played “A-side” rugby on the Wildcat squad for 4 years.  He graduated from Creighton University School
of Law in 1989, and was a member of the Creighton Law Review from 1987 through
1989. 


 


            Mr. Sprecace is a member of the Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, and Connecticut
(temporary) bar associations, and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Tax
Court, the 9th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeals, and
several other federal courts.  He
presently serves on the Colorado Board of Health, the Englewood Board of Adjustment
and Appeals, and on the Englewood
bench as an Associate Municipal Judge.    


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Tax: 50%
    22 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    22 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%
    22 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Karen A Kishbaugh

    I have had the opportunity to get to know Dave through working with him at the Colorado Bar Association. I've also consulted with Dave on business and tax matters and have found him very knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Karen Kishbaugh Business Attorney
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  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    Mr. Sprecace is an exceptional attorney. I have been an attorney for 24 years and served as a judge, magistrate, prosecutor, law professor, and private attorney. However, even with all of that experience, I learn from his answers on Avvo each and every day. If you have the chance, hire him in an instant.

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    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

David A. Sprecace, P.C.

600 17th Street, Suite 2800S
Denver, CO, 80202

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199308/07/2015
CTInactive200709/24/2013
FLInactive199008/17/2015
NEInactive198908/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Creighton University Law Review-Associate StaffCreighton University School of Law1987

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate Municipal JudgeCity of Englewood, Colorado2004 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Solo Small Firm Practice SectionChair2012 - 2013
Colorado Bar Association, Solo Small Firm Practice SectionBoard of Governors2010 - 2011
Lincoln Club of ColoradoChair2005 - 2009
City Club of DenverBoard Member and Secretary2004 - 2005
SAFE ColoradoSecretary and Treasurer1999 - 2001
Greater Denver Tax Counsel AssociationPresident1994 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Colorado Bar Association--CLE outlineLawyers as Independent Contractors2012
CBA Tax Section NewsletterC.R.C.P. 106(a)(4) Appeals and Colorado Tax Statutes2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1993
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of ArizonaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationLawyers as Independent Contractors2012