• Of Counsel. Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., Boulder, Colorado. October 2002 - Present. Real Estate: transactional, civil litigation and brokerage representation. Business and Association law: particularly formation of businesses and representation of homeowners' associations.
  • Principal. Smittkamp, Walters & Farus, LLC, Boulder, Colorado. October 1993 - September 2002. Real Estate: transactional, civil litigation and brokerage representation. Business and Association law.
  • Associate. Kramlich Anderson , Denver, Colorado. June 1992 - October 1993. Real Estate and Business Law.
  • Associate. Frascona and Joiner , Boulder, Colorado. August 1983 - June 1992. Real Estate and Business Law.
  • Associate. Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado. October 1981 - August 1983. Real Estate and Business Law.
    • J.D., Harvard University, Cum Laude, 1981
    • B.S., Iowa State University, with Distinction, 1978
    • Colorado
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Colorado Bar Association
    • Member, Boulder County Bar Association

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    Dave Farus is of counsel with Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C. His practice areas include Real Estate, and Business Law. Contact Dave Farus.

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