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Richard C. Nehls 
Boulder, Colorado
phone 303-447-0450
fax 303-447-0451
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Richard C. Nehls has practiced law in Boulder, Colorado since 1976. Rich concentrates his practice on real estate and other business transactions. His real estate practice includes the purchase, development, financing, construction, leasing and sale of office, retail, residential, and industrial buildings. His business transaction practice includes entity formation and the acquisition and sale of ongoing businesses via asset or stock acquisition--for example, the purchase or sale of cable companies, rafting companies, fast food franchises, and restaurants. Rich graduated from the University of Chicago Law School where he was an editor of the law review. He served as the president of the Boulder County Bar Association in 1994 and 1995 and received its Award of Merit in 2000 for outstanding achievement, dedication to the legal profession, and service to the community. Prior to becoming a partner at Packard Dierking, Rich was the managing partner of Lirtzman, Nehls & Hepner. When he is not practicing law, Rich enjoys skiing, mountain biking, concerts, movies, college football, and college basketball.

Areas of Practice:
Real Estate
Business Transactions
Bar Admissions:
Colorado, 1976
U.S. Federal Court, 1976
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1976
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
Law Review: University of Chicago Law Review, Associate Editor, 1975 - 1976

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1973
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works:
A Civil Litigator's Guide to Collateral Estoppel and Dischargeability in Bankruptcy, 1987

Honors and Awards:
Award of Merit, "Outstanding Achievement, Dedication to the Legal Profession, and Service to the Community", 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Boulder Bar Association, 1990 - 1996
Member, Board of Trustees

Boulder Bar Association, 1994 - 1995

Colorado Bar Association, 1996 - 1999
Member, Board of Trustees

Past Employment Positions:
Lirtzman, Nehls & Hepner, Managing Partner

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