Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC Promotes K. Michelle AmRhein to Equity Member
Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC is pleased to announce that K. Michelle AmRhein has been promoted to an Equity Member of the firm. Ms. AmRhein’s legal practice focuses on all aspects of estate and trust planning, business succession planning, probate administration and advising individuals and entities on complex business and tax matters, including executive and equity compensation arrangements. She has been advising business entities and individuals in Northern Colorado and Arizona for over 20 years. “We are pleased to acknowledge Michelle’s amazing client service and significant contributions to the firm with this promotion,” said founding member, G. Brent Coan.
Ms. AmRhein’s extensive experience in tax, business and estate planning work makes her an exceptional lawyer to represent client matters involving estate and business succession planning, tax planning and probate and trust administration. She has served as Director of Tax for a multi-state, real estate development company where she advised on the tax implications of proposed transactions, strategies and deals. Ms. AmRhein’s experience also includes private practice in a law firm focusing on estate planning, probate and business law in Arizona. She is also a former instructor of business law and legal environment at the University of Colorado and Yavapai County Community College.
Ms. AmRhein received her law degree from the University of Colorado and holds bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and English Literature. She is licensed to practice law in both Colorado and Arizona. She is also licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA) in Colorado. She is a member of the Arizona and Colorado Bar Association (including the Tax, Estate & Trust Sections of the Colorado Bar Association), and the Larimer County Association. She is a member of the Larimer County Trust and Estate Bar as well.
Ms. AmRhein is active in the Northern Colorado community, she is on the Advisory Committee for the Good Samaritan Society and serves on the UC Health Foundations Planned Giving Advisory Committee for the PBH and MCR Foundation.