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Ms. Michelle McCarthy Esq. - Denver, CO

3570 E. 12th AvenueSuite 100 Denver, CO 80206

Updated: 11/26/2019

Denver Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Michelle McCarthy is a partner and founding member of Murray & McCarthy Law, located in Denver, Colorado and specializes in real estate law, tax law, estate law, and business law. Ms. McCarthy received her Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver after completing law school.

Ms. McCarthy is the Secretary of the Tax Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, and is a board member for the Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association. She is a published author of recent federal, state, and local tax law changes, and testifies at the Colorado legislature regarding upcoming tax, estate, real estate, and business legislation affecting Colorado citizens.

Prior to founding Murray & McCarthy, Ms. McCarthy worked at Gantenbein Law Firm practicing business law, real estate law, tax law, and estate law. Ms. McCarthy is currently undefeated at the Colorado Court of Appeals on any appeal she drafted when litigating the underlying action.

Ms. McCarthy is the head of litigation at the firm, and enjoys her time in the courtroom.

Starting in January, 2020, Ms. McCarthy will be teaching Accounting for Lawyers at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.

In her free time she enjoys hiking, yoga, and is an avid football fan.

About Ms. Michelle McCarthy Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Wills and Trust Litigation
  • Probate Administration and Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner

Qualifications

Other Affiliations

  • Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association (Board Member)
  • Tax Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association (Secretary)

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    J.D.
  • University of Denver
    Masters in Taxation

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Accounting for Lawyers, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2020 - Present
  • 2019 Colorado Legislative Update, June, 2019, presented before the real estate, business, trust and estates, and tax law sections of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Closing the Transaction and Handling Post-Closing Issues, April 2019, presented to the National Business Institute
  • 2018 Colorado Legislative Update, June, 2018, presented before the real estate, business, trust and estates, and tax law sections of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Use of Corporate Entities for Real Estate Development, June 2018, presented before Colorado Realtors Association
  • H.R. 1 – Tax Cut and Jobs Act, Summary of the new Tax Bill – January 2018, presented before the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • 2017 Colorado Legislative Update, June, 2017, presented before the real estate, business, trust and estates, and tax law sections of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Speaker, Sales and Use Taxes in Colorado, National Business Institute, November, 2019

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Office Information

Address

3570 E. 12th AvenueSuite 100 Denver, CO 80206

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Publication

Articles

  • Generation – Skipping Transfer Tax Strategies and Techniques, Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, Sixth Ed. (Orange Book Handbook) (David K. Johns et al. eds., CLE in Colo. Inc., Supp. 2016)
  • The Supreme Court Weighs in on Colorado’s Attempt to Circumvent Quill in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, Newsletter of the Colorado Bar Association Tax Section, July 2015
  • The Supreme Court Weighs in on Colorado’s Attempt to Circumvent Quill in DMA v. Brohl, Tax Law Newsletter, Fall 2015
  • Retail and Excise Tax on Marijuana: Where the Money is Generated and Where it Goes, Tax Law Newsletter, Summer 2014
  • Generation – Skipping Transfer Tax Strategies and Techniques, Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, Sixth Ed. (Orange Book Handbook) (David K. Johns et al. eds., CLE in Colo. Inc., Supp. 2018)
  • Generation – Skipping Transfer Tax Strategies and Techniques, Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, Sixth Ed. (Orange Book Handbook) (David K. Johns et al. eds., CLE in Colo. Inc., Supp. 2017)

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