I grew up on Air Force bases as the daughter of an Air Force pilot. I wenteast to... more
I grew up on Air Force bases as the daughter of an Air Force pilot. I wenteast to finish college asone of the first women undergraduatesat YaleUniversity.I spent a few years as a staff member for a senator and congressman on Capitol Hill. Realizing I had no natural talent forpolitics, I earned my law degree,practiced law at a large D.C.firm, then joined the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and the ... view profile
I received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Gonzaga... more
I received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Gonzaga University, and both a Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. I am licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado. Prior to forming Hampton Lanphier LLP, I practiced with a small law firm in Westminster, CO. In addition to my practice as an attorney, I am a l... view profile
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