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James Lee Parke

James Lee Parke

also known as James L. Parke, Jim Parke

Practice areas:

Business, Estate Planning

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About Me

Jim is a tax attorney that specializes in helping private business owners plan for their future.  This involves a combination of sophisticated business, tax and estate planning techniques designed to accomplish his clients goals in the most tax efficient way possible.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Business: 80%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc.

416 W. Oak St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80521

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive200706/30/2015
UTActive200606/28/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Linden Cup WinnerGonzaga University School of Law2005
Negotiations Competition WinnerGonzaga University School of Law2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General Legal CounselBlue Ocean Enterprises, Inc.2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyMinor & Brown PC2008 - 2012
Associate AttorneyHolland & Hart2007 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Reeled In For LifeBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals CommitteeCommittee Member2010 - 2011
Denver Area CouncilVice Chairman of Venturing Committee2010 - 2012
Colorado Ethics In Business AllianceBoard of Directors, and Awards Committee Co-Chair2009 - Present
Better Business BureauTorch Award Selction Committee Member2009 - 2011
Colorado Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Rocky Mountain Estate Planning CouncilN/A2007 - Present
Utah State BarN/A2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Dever Business JournalClock Ticking for Tax Free Wealth Transfers2011
Colorado Estate Planning and Probate BlogPowers of Appointment Under Colorado Law2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2007
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJ.D.2006
Weber State UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Met Life 2012 Kick-OffLife Insurance in Tax & Estate Planning2012
JDS Education SeriesGift Tax Planning - Getting the Most Bang for Your Exemption2012
Wisdom Wealth Strategies Quarterly UpdateEssential Estate Planning Tools and Documents2011
M&B Financial Professional SeminarKey Employee Deferred Compensation Planning2011
M&B Client SeminarEstate Planning in Today's Economy2011
Heritage Club Mountain View SeminarEstate Planning and Retirement Planning Overview2011
CSOEA June 2011 MeetingEstate Tax Planning for Business Owners2011
COSEA August MeetingKey Employee Incentive Compensation Planning2011
M&B Health Care Reform Law SeminarHow the New Health Care Reform Laws Affect Your Business2010
COSEA February 2010 MeetingPractical Application of Subchapter J2010
Colorado Timber Industry Association Annual MeetingEstate Planning for Business Owners2010
Business Networking EventThe Hidden Truths of Business, Tax, and Estate Planning2010
NAIFA Monthly MeetingEstate Tax Planning with Life Insurance2009
How New Tax Laws Affect Your Estate PlanWhy New Laws Affect Your Estate Plan2009
Denver EO - Monthly MeetingEstate Planning for Private Business Owners2009
2009 Medical Reserve Corps & Healthcare Preparedness ForumTax Breaks and Other Benefits for Volunteers2009