J. Randolph Earnest

Director

rearnest@fwlaw.com

(303) 894-4423

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Education

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2002
  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001
    • CALI Award for Excellence in Federal Taxation
    • CALI Award for Excellence in Law of Medicine
  • University of Colorado, B.S.B.A. in Business Administration, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court

J. Randolph Earnest

Randy Earnest has broad practice experience emphasizing real estate development, corporate law, partnership and LLC law, tax law, automobile industry law and regulation, and estate planning and probate.

His corporate, partnership and LLC practice is diverse and includes forming and financing business entities, counseling clients on tax and operational matters, and preparing contracts and related documents, including, corporate and partnership mergers and acquisitions.

In the area of commercial real estate, Randy has represented buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in all phases of real estate ownership and development, including: land use; financing; development of common interest communities; residential, commercial and mixed-use condominium development; title and surveys review; and resolution of title defects. He has also assisted owners of office and retail properties with ongoing management issues, such as leasing and subletting, tenant defaults and property damage issues. 

Randy represents national, regional and local automobile dealers throughout Colorado.  His automotive practice covers all aspects of a dealer’s business operations, including dealership acquisition and sales, manufacturer agreements, business financing and loan negotiation, licensing and regulatory compliance, and dealership termination agreements.

Finally, Randy is an experienced estate planning attorney.  His tax background, including a Master of Laws in Taxation, provide Randy a solid foundation for creating an estate plan that will maximize tax savings and minimize administrative burdens and expenses.