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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Business: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

Contact Info

Faegre & Benson LLP

3200 Wells Fargo Center
1700 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO, 80203-4500

Leaffer Law Group LLC

1899 Wynkoop St Ste 275
Denver, CO, 80202-1088

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive198805/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition, Non-Profit/Charities LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Recognition, Non-Profit LawSuper Lawyers2008
Recognition, Non-Profit/Charities LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Recognition, Non-Profit LawSuper Lawyers2007
Recognition, Non-Profit LawSuper Lawyers2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Business Law Section, Non-Profit Entities SubsectionChair2002 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionChair1992 - 1999
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Exempt Organizations CommitteeMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
A Guide for Colorado Nonprofit OrganizationsTypes of Tax-Exempt Organizations," "Unrelated Business Income and the Doctrine of Commerciality," and "Public Charities, Private Foundations and Private Foundation Alternatives"2007
TrendsBig Changes Now. Bigger Changes Later? The New Legal Landscape for Charitable Organizations2006
Colorado Bar AssociationNonprofits & Donors Begin Bracing for Sweeping Federal Reform Legislation2005
Colorado Bar AssociationNonprofits and Sarbanes-Oxley: California Becomes the First State to Adopt Mini-Sarbanes Legislation for Nonprofits2005
Idaho Law ReviewGarvey v. State Farm: California’s New Approach to Concurrent Causation1989

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1991
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Gonzaga UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985

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