Michelle Bush

Michelle Bush is a litigator in the firm's Denver office. She received her B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Weber State University in 1989 and her J.D. from the University of Utah Law School in 1992.

Ms. Bush joined the firm in September 2012. Ms. Bush's practice focuses on state and local tax controversy work. Ms. Bush has extensive experience in both state and locally assessed property tax and sales tax litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bush was an Assistant City Attorney with the City and County of Denver, Colorado where she represented and advised the Assessor's Office and Department of Finance in matters regarding local taxation and bankruptcy.

Ms. Bush began her tax practice in 1992 with the Utah Attorney General's Office, where her practice included work in various tax areas, including income tax, sales and use tax and property tax. Ms. Bush was promoted to the position of Property Tax Section Chief in 1998. In this capacity, she litigated and supervised the litigation of matters involving state-assessed utility and telecommunications properties, airlines, railroads and pipelines.

Ms. Bush is admitted to practice in Colorado and Utah, the United States District Courts for the Districts of Colorado and Utah, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.