Richard Lee Elsberg

Richard Lee Elsberg

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  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Tax Law
  • Colorado
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Lee was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. The son of a small business owner, he worked at his dad’s furniture store during high school and when he was home from college. That experience gave him his desire to help small business owners in his accounting and legal career as he saw first hand the many burdens placed on small business for compliance with government rules and regulations and especially as to taxes. In 1967 Lee came to Colorado for college and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1971. He worked as a tax accountant for a national CPA firm in Denver before returning to the University of Colorado and receiving his law degree in 1975. After spending time in Montana and Idaho and briefly back at the furniture store, Lee returned to Colorado and obtained a Master’s Degree in tax law from the University of Denver in 1977. While pursuing his masters degree he worked on 17th Street in Denver for a large tax and estate planning law firm, then moved to Longmont in 1978 to return to the small town life he had growing up. Lee’s a heavy lifter in business and in his personal life having won several weightlifting titles in college and afterward, before raising children and running a law practice consumed more of his energies, though he continues to find time to exercise every day. Since moving to Longmont over 35 years ago, Lee has represented local businesses, professionals, farmers and individuals in all variety of legal and business matters with an emphasis on taxation. He has advised on real estate matters from the most basic purchase and sale of a personal residence to the formation and funding of complex real estate partnerships owning millions of dollars worth of commercial buildings and apartments. He has helped clients start dozens of businesses and been fortunate enough to advise on the eventual sale of many of those businesses, often in very tax sophisticated ways. Similarly he has helped m

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Flanders Elsberg Herber & Dunn, LLC
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Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar # 8693
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401 Main St
Longmont, CO 80501
USA
Telephone: (720) 864-2143
Fax: (303) 776-8102