The Colorado Lawyer
Vol. 38, No. 8 [Page 130]
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Notices, Products, and Services
Recognizing recently deceased Colorado attorneys
and members of the legal community
Recently Deceased Attorneys
d. May 29, 2009, age 78
Millard F. Carr III
January 26, 1927–May 22, 2009
James F. Dumas, Jr.
March 8, 1943–June 23, 2009
d. June 14, 2009, age 84
March 23, 1947–June 15, 2009
d. June 16, 2009, age 71
William E. Rentfro
d. June 21, 2009, age 87
Margaret J. Russell
February 11, 1962–June 29, 2009
Submitted by Joe Jordan and Charles H. Jacobs
Moshe Luber was born on December 31, 1948 and died on April 27, 2009. He attended Hillel Academy, North High School, and the University of Chicago, and had a BA and a JD from the University of Colorado and an LLM in taxation from the University of Denver.
Moshe was an accomplished tax attorney. He started his law practice with Brenman Sobol & Baum. He moved on to the Law Offices of Ellis Sobol, became a shareholder in Bourke Jacobs Luber PC, and continued his practice until his death as a shareholder of Lohf Shaiman Jacobs Hyman & Feiger PC.
Moshe was a devoted athlete. He was a weightlifter, rugby player, and runner. Approximately fifteen years before his death, Moshe incurred a spinal injury while playing rugby and was paralyzed from the chin down. Chuck Jacobs remembers frequently visiting Moshe in Craig Hospital and watching and assisting in Moshe’s early recovery. Moshe ultimately regained feeling throughout his body. Although the physicians expected him to be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, Moshe defied all expectations and odds and learned to walk, sometimes with a walker, sometimes with canes, but always with great intensity.
The In Memoriam section lists the name, date of birth, and date of death of recently deceased attorneys and legal professionals, as that information is available. Reader-submitted tributes of deceased attorneys and legal professionals, including those listed above, are welcomed. If multiple tributes about an individual are received, they may be consolidated. Tributes must be no longer than 200 words and should provide information about the deceased’s legal career. Photographs are welcomed and should accompany the submission. Tributes and photographs will be published as space is available and the publication schedule allows. Tributes may be edited by staff of The Colorado Lawyer. Send information and photograph to Tracy Rackauskas at email@example.com.
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