Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Schmidt has joined the firm. Mr. Schmidt’s practice focuses on all areas of commercial and residential real estate, financing, mergers and acquisitions, general business and tax law. He assists clients with all of their transactional needs, including negotiating and drafting contracts and other documents regarding acquisitions, dispositions, purchase and sale options, as well as entity formations and restructuring. Additionally, Mr. Schmidt assists clients with tax related transactions and matters.
He is a Member of the Colorado Bar Association Tax Law Section Executive Council and a Financial Advisor with J. Reuben Clark Law Society.
Mr. Schmidt received his LL.M. in Taxation from the University Florida Levin College of Law and his Juris Doctorate from the University South Dakota Knudson School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Schmidt graduated from Brigham Young University —Idaho with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance and from Colorado State University with a Master’s Degree in Construction Management.