Justin L. Mills – Shareholder

Justin Mills counsels business owners, entities and creditors on prospective corporate and business tax planning matters. In addition, Mr. Mills assists clients with a host of tax issues related to estate planning, pension and retirement plans, ESOPs and executive compensation plans, intellectual property, joint-ventures with tax-exempt entities and ancillary healthcare investments.

Areas of Practice

  • Income tax planning for individuals, S corporations, partnerships, professional corporations, LLCs, and family businesses
    • Choice of entity, capitalization and business formation planning
    • Mergers and tax-free reorganizations
    • Recapitalizations
    • Spin-offs and split-ups
    • Liquidations
    • Debt Restructuring
    • Partnership and LLC operating agreement drafting for tax matters
    • Sales
    • Acquisitions
    • Real estate planning
    • Exit strategies for closely-held businesses
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate law planning and compliance
  • Pension and Profit Sharing design and administration
    • Plan design, adoption, maintenance and termination
    • Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service audit representation
    • Business start-ups with retirement plan assets
  • Business start-ups planning with retirement plan assets
  • Executive and equity compensation planning
    • Nonqualified deferred compensation
    • Synthetic equity
    • Phantom stock plans
    • Stock appreciation rights
  • ESOP formation and administration
  • Income and estate tax planning for family businesses
  • Tax-exempt joint-venture tax planning
  • Healthcare, ancillary physician investments and physician-hospital joint-ventures
  • Employee fringe benefits
  • Acquisition, sale and reorganization of businesses
  • Professional service corporation employment matters
  • Shareholder dispute resolutions and reorganizations
  • Tax planning for intellectual property

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • United States Tax Court


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri – 2004
  • University of Denver Graduate Tax Program – 2005
  • Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin – 2000
    B.A. – History

Select Publications

  • “Finalized IRC Section 1411 Regulations Provide Practitioners with Timely Guidance on the Intricacies of the Net Investment Income Tax,” The Colorado Lawyer, Spring, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Taxation sections
  • Colorado Bar Association, Business Law and Taxation Law sections
  • Denver Bar Association

Find Us

Our Location

Robinson, Diss and Clowdus, P.C.
3200 Cherry Creek South Drive, Suite 340
Denver, CO 80209

P: (303) 861-4154
F: (303) 860-8654


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