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  2. Estate Planning: 30%


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Lewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP

1200 17th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO, 80202


AZInactive 198706/10/2015
DCInactive 198605/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
DoyleColorado Bar Cle2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Colorado Super LawyersColorado Super Lawyers2012
Fifty for ColoradoColorado Association of Commerce and Industry1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsChapter President2012 - Present
American Bar FoundationFellow2008 - Present
Colorado Bar FoundationFellow2002 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2000 - Present
American College of Tax CounselFellow2000 - Present
Denver Tax AssociationPast Chair1997 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lagae v. Lackner, 996 P.2d 1281 (Colo. 2000)Prevaliled in Colorado Supreme Court
Tempel v. Commissioner, 136 T.C. No. 15 (2011)Prevailed in United States Tax Court
Metro Corp v. Commissioner, 116 T.C. 211 (2001)Prevalied in United States Tax Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Colorado LawyerCorrecting Documentary Misdescription with Reformation2010
The Colorado LawyerThe Protective Doctrine of Undue Influence2009
The Colorado LawyerLimited Liability Companies: Structuring Member's Economic Rights2005
The Colorado LawyerSweat Equity Planning Update: Still Sweating to the Oldies2004
The Colorado LawyerDiminshed Capacity Clients2004
The Colorado LawyerThe Commerciality Doctrine2001
The Colorado LawyerAvoiding Living Probate1998
The Colorado LawyerA Primer on Unrelated Business Income Tax1997
The Colorado LawyerIntangible Property and the UBIT1997
The Colorado LawyerTax Implications of Tax-Exempt Corporate Structures," "Real Estate Exchanges in the 1990s: Lessons from the Front1995
The Colorado LawyerSweat Equity: Tax Planning for Founder's Shares and Beyond1994
The Colorado LawyerThe Deductibility of Environmental Cleanup Costs1994
The Colorado LawyerBump and Run Coverage for Troubled S Corporations1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1988
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Colorado State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Greater Denver Tax Counsel AssociationExpert Witness Testimony2011
Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate Law SectionConservation Easements Lessons Learned2011
ACTEC Regional MeetingNonprobate Transfers2011
American College of Trust and Estate CounselReformation - The Equitable Remedy2010
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionNonprofits Doing Business2010
Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate SectionIs There Play in Joint Accounts2009
American College of Trust and Estate CounselThe Protective Doctrine of Undue Influence2009
American College of Trust and Estate CounselForm 706 Preparation and signing2008
Annual meeting of the American Bar AssociationLegal ethical issues1997