Team Bios



Team Bios




Michelle Atlas, J.D. Managing Associate

Michelle Atlas, J.D. - Managing Director of Operations

Michelle Atlas, J.D.
Managing Director
of Operations

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Colorado
  • Former FINRA licenses Series 7, 63, and 24 and former Colorado life and health insurance license

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Josh Barber - CIO & Co-Founder

Josh Barber
CIO & Co-Founder

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from the University of Colorado
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

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Michael Bessette, Esq., ​- Senior Attorney, HLBS

Michael Bessette, Esq.
 Senior Attorney, HLBS

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme court to practice law (active registration)
  • Attorney licensed by the Massachusetts Supreme court to practice law (inactive registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from New England Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Suffolk University



Erika Binnix, J.D. - Associate

Erika Binnix, J.D.
Associate

  • Licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western Kentucky University

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Tad Burton, J.D. - Managing Director of Client Relations

Tad Burton, J.D.
Managing Director
of Client Relations

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts History and Anthropology University of Colorado

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Chris Cross - Senior Operations Manager

Chris Cross
Senior Operations
Manager

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Colorado



Samantha DePrima, J.D., LL.M - Director of Lien Resolution

Samantha DePrima,
J.D., LL.M
Director of Lien
Resolution

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • LL.M in Taxation from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts from Florida International University

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Matt Durr, E.A. - Director of Mergers & Acquisitions

Matt Durr, E.A.
Director of Mergers
& Acquisitions

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Northern Colorado
  • Enrolled Agent

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Harris Freedman, J.D. - Senior Associate

Harris Freedman, J.D.
Senior Associate

  • Attorney licensed by the Florida Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business from the Florida State University

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  • Attorney licensed by Illinois Supreme Court to practice law (Colorado pending)
  • Juris Doctorate from DePaul University
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and Marketing from Indiana University.

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  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme court to practice law (active registration)
  • Attorney licensed by the New York Supreme court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from Charlotte School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Davis & Elkins College
  • New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department


Erica Harris, J.D. - ​Senior Associate

Erica Harris, J.D.
​Senior Associate

  • Attorney licensed by Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Boulder
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Florida

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Jered Harris, J.D. - Associate

Jered Harris, J.D.
Associate

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas A&M University

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Michael O'Gara, Esq., ​Solo Practice

Michael O'Gara, Esq. - ​Director of Expungement

Michael O'Gara, Esq.
​Director of Expungement

  • Attorney licensed by the Utah Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Attorney licensed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from Hamline University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of St. Thomas


Jake Jacobsen

Jake Jacobsen, J.D. - ​Associate

Jake Jacobsen, J.D.
Associate

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Fort Lewis College

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Dochtor Kennedy, MBA, J.D. - President and Founder

Dochtor Kennedy, MBA, J.D. - President & Founder

Dochtor Kennedy,
MBA, J.D.
President & Founder

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a major in Finance from the Keller Graduate School of Management  
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA from the University of Minnesota)
  • Former FINRA licenses Series 7, 63, and 55 and former L&H license

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Rebecca Mastel, Esq., ​HLBS
  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme court to practice law (active registration)
  • Attorney licensed by the New Mexico Supreme court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Metropolitan State College of Denver


Chelsea Masters, J.D. ​Associate​

Chelsea Masters, J.D. - ​Associate​

Chelsea Masters, J.D.
Associate​

  • Attorney licensed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina
  • Bachelor of Political Science from Duke University

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Frances Menzer, J.D. - Associate

Frances Menzer, J.D.
Associate

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Colorado Law School
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh

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Josh Miller, J.D. - Director of Litigation

Josh Miller, J.D.
Director of Litigation

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Science- Economics from Arizona State University
  • Complex Case Certified Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps
  • Major in the United States Marine Corps Reserve

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Zack Morse, J.D. - Associate

Zack Morse, J.D.
Associate

  • Attorney licensed by the Florida Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Specialization in Finance and Minor in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida

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Stacy Santmyer, E.A. - Executive Vice President

Stacy Santmyer, E.A.
Executive Vice President

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado
  • Enrolled Agent

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Ben Winograd, J.D. - ​Director of Enforcement

Ben Winograd, J.D.
​Director of Enforcement

  • Attorney licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Attorney licensed by the North Carolina Supreme Court to practice law (active registration)
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Bachelor of Psychology from Florida State University

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