Barb advises clients on business growth and tax planning, joint ventures, exit and succession planning, employment law, and other business matters. Business owners and advisors seeking counsel on business growth and tax planning and exit and succession planning are often in constant contact with their attorney. Barb is a trusted advisor to her clients and provides proactive and strategic options to fit their needs. Prior to joining the MB team in 1985, Barb completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan in 1974 and went on to graduate from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1984 with Order of the Coif honors. Currently, Barb is an active member of LawPact, an international association of independent business law firms. LawPact is dedicated to improving the management of their members’ practices and assisting members evaluate growth strategies for their practices. LawPact also gives Minor & Brown the ability to provide input to clients on national and international matters. Barb is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Denver Alumni Program. In addition, she has served as the President of the Denver Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and has been on the Board of several not-for-profit organizations. She has received numerous awards from civic organizations including: the US Small Business Administration, Colorado District; Girl Scouts, Mile High Council; and the Colorado Women’s Leadership Coalition. In addition to all of her legal responsibilities, Barb has one more responsibility to uphold at all times…provide the office with a mascot! An animal lover, Barb is an official Puppy Raiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind and is rarely seen around the office without a new, four-footed recruit.