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Jim is both business lawyer and trusted advisor to his clients.  Whether untangling day-to-day issues that can confound business owners or realizing long term client strategies involving the purchase or sale of a business or real estate, Jim always strives to give the best service possible to his clients.  Manufacturers, distributors, construction companies, home builders, publishers, professional service companies, real estate investors, and even other law firms are among the businesses’ that count-on Jim’s expertise, integrity, responsiveness and sense of humor to help them advance their goals. 

A graduate of Leadership Denver, Jim is a continuing proponent of that program’s fostering of community stewardship.  He is President of the Board of the internationally acclaimed Colorado Children’s Chorale and finds its emphasis on excellence and community building a great match to his professional life.  A member of Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Jim serves and has served his church in numerous capacities, including, leading its Pastor Nominating Committee.  Other leadership roles for Jim have included service to: Kempe Children’s Foundation, The Children’s Hospital Foundation, Stanley British Primary School, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, Washington Park Early Learning Center, and Boy Scouts of America. 

A member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Jim is an inaugural member of the Colorado Bar’s post-9/11 Disaster Response Team and has served in the rewriting of Colorado’s Corporate Code.

Jim’s daughters, Genevieve and Olivia, are the center of Jim’s personal time.  In addition, Jim enjoys cooking, camping, skiing, and bicycling, especially tandem cycling with his wife, Candace Wolhart.


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Practice areas


  1. M & A: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
    6 years
  3. Contracts: 20%
    6 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    6 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Bernard Harley Greenberg

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Bernard Greenberg Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Lee Parke

    Jim is an extremely experienced attorney that works tirelessly to accomplish his client's objectives.


    James Parke Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Minor & Brown PC

Suite 1100, Cherry Creek Plaza II
650 South Cherry Street
Denver, CO, 80246-1801


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Dialogue Leader, the Colorado ExperienceDenver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation2011
nominated as Corporate Citizen of the YearDenver Business Journal2011
Selection CommitteeNational Philanthropy Day in Colorado2011
Top Business Law Blog nomineeLexisNexis2011
Top 25 Business Law BlogsLexisNexis2011
Top Business Law BlogsLexisNexis2010
Selection Committee for "Be More" AwardsRocky Mountain Public Broadcasting2010
Selection CommitteeNational Philanthropy Day in Colorado2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Leadership Denver Class Ever (2004)Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Leadership ExchangeDenver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Leadership DenverDenver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director & ShareholderMinor & Brown PC1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Corporate Code CommitteeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Medi-Dyn, IncClosed
Vector ColoradoClosed
McCoy Sales CorporationClosed
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Publication nameTitleDate
No Funny LawyersBusiness Social Media Policy Violates Federal Law2011
No Funny LawyersStop Flirting and Get a D.A.T.E.2010
Huffington PostTime is Running Out on Second Chance to Fix Employee PlansN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Texas A&M UniversityN/AOther - Bachelors1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WBO monthly meetingLegal Issues in Social Media for Business2011
UHY Advisors' Executive BriefingSocial Media: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly & the Legal Issues2011
Spring ForumSocial Media and Employment Law2011
Social Media for Lawyers by LawyersSocial Media for Lawyers by Lawyers2011
Social Media for BusinessEmployment Law & Social Media2011
An Advisor's Guide to Succession PlanningWhat Business Owners Want2011
South Metro Chamber Annual Business ExpoKey Employee Incentives: Turning Silver Employees into Gold2010
Social Media for BusinessDefamation and Copyright Issues in Business Social Media2010
Legal Issues in Social MediaLegal Issues in Social Media for Business2010
Gold Member SeminarsLegal Issues in Social Media2010
Colorado Thought Leaders PanelExit Strategies for Business: M&A2010
CLEClient Service Matters2010