February 1-3, 2017 | Palm Desert, CA

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the 2017 American Bar Association’s Construction Forum in Palm Desert, CA on February 1-3. His talk was entitled Earth, Wind, Fire & Water: Sustainable Construction in a Changing Environment. He was on a panel entitled: Water Law and Its Impact on Development in the West.

October 27, 2016 | Phoenix, AZ

Scott Miller was a speaker at WESTCAS 2016 Fall Conference in Phoenix, AZ on October 27, 2016. His speech was: Water Resource & Quality Legal/Regulatory UpdateClick here for details.

September 20, 2016 | Washington, DC

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the International Bar Association Conference in Washington, DC September 20th. In addition to Kevin, the panel included the ex-President of Bolivia and representatives from Asia and Europe. The IBA Water Session was entitled: “Water Wars” – The Next Driver of Global Conflict. The session explored the economic, security, and legal consequences of long-term regional water scarcity. Other speakers at the conference included General Colin Powell (ret.), U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, and FBI Director Robert Mueller III.
See: http://www.ibanet.org/Conferences/Washington2016.aspx

July 21-23, 2016 | Breckenridge, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Colorado Bar Association’s Annual Real Estate Conference in Breckenridge, CO on July 21-23. His speech was entitled: The Energy Water Nexus and the Real Estate Lawyer: The Latest on Development and Disposal of Fracking Water in Colorado.

April 8, 2016 | Houston, TX

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the symposium entitled Conflicts & Cooperation: The Past, Present & Future of Interstate Water Compacts on April 8th, hosted by the University of Denver Law Review. Mr. Patrick was on a panel entitled, War Over the Red River: Point Counter-Point.

April 8, 2016 | Houston, TX

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the symposium entitled Conflicts & Cooperation: The Past, Present & Future of Interstate Water Compacts on April 8th, hosted by the University of Denver Law Review. Mr. Patrick was on a panel entitled, War Over the Red River: Point Counter-Point.

October 29, 2015 | Tucson, AZ

Scott Miller spoke at the WESTCAS 2015 Fall Conference: “Drought or Mirage? How to make every drop count” in Tucson, AZ on October 29th. The title of his speech was “Legal Updates.

September 23, 2015 | Keystone, CO

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado on September 23, 2015. His presentation was titled: “Colorado Water Law 101 and Hot Topics: A Primer and Update for All Special Districts.” Patrick, Miller & Noto also held a booth and were sponsors at the Conference. Click here for the Powerpoint presentation.

July 16-18, 2015 | Anchorage, AK

Scott Miller spoke at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation’s 61st Annual Law Institute in Anchorage, Alaska on July 16-18, 2015. His topic was “Water Law 101:  A Primer for Resource Developers and Landmen.”

June 17-19, 2015 | San Diego, CA

Scott Miller spoke at the WESTCAS 2015 Annual Conference in San Diego, CA on June 17-19, 2015. His topic was “Recent Western Water Legal Issues.

March 25-28, 2015 | San Francisco, CA

Kevin Patrick spoke at the 44th Annual American Bar Association’s Spring Superconference on Environmental Law in San Francisco on  March 25-28, 2015. Kevin was on the Hot Topics in Water Law panel.

March 3-5, 2015 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick spoke at the Second Colorado Water Summit in Denver on March 3-5, 2015. His topic was Latest Developments of the Colorado Water Plan.

December 9, 2014 | Webinar

Kevin Patrick presented a webinar on December 9, 2014 entitled the Energy-Water Nexus. Click here for more info.

November 2014 | Colorado Bar Association

Paul Noto presented Water Law in Real Estate Transactions to the Colorado Bar Association. Click here to view the Powerpoint Presentation.

September 2014 | District Court

The Big Horn River Adjudication’s final decree was entered Friday September 5, 2014.  Ramsey Kropf has served as the Special Master, appointed by the District Court, since 1995.  In this capacity, Special Master Kropf presided over hundreds of court proceedings as a judicial officer, and reported to the District Court judge.  Of particular note is her report regarding several hundred “Walton Right Claims” which involved hearing claims made by non-Indian owners for water rights with the same priority as the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming.

September 10-12, 2014 | Keystone, CO

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado. His presentation was titled: “What Every Water or Metro District Should Know About Colorado Water Law.” Patrick, Miller, Kropf & Noto were sponsors at the Conference which is attended by over 1000 people in the Colorado Special District and municipality fields. Click here for the Powerpoint presentation SCM SDA Conference Powerpoint 9.10.14 Handout.

September 10-12, 2014 | Riverton, WY

Ramsey Kropf was on the organizing committee and will speak at and moderate sessions at the upcoming Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication, University of Wyoming Law Symposium. The Symposium will take place on September 10-12, 2014 in Riverton, Wyoming. For more information, please click here.

September 29, 2014 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was the Chair at Hydraulic Fracking Conference addressing the Energy-Water Nexus. Click here for details.

July 2014 | Vail, CO

Paul Noto presented, Water Due Diligence: What real estate attorneys should understand about water rights due diligence when their clients are purchasing property with water rights at the 32nd Annual Colorado Real Estate Symposium in Vail, CO.

June 2014 | Bloomberg Webinar

Kevin Patrick presented a webinar on the Bloomberg BNA entitled, Interstate Water Issues: What Lies Ahead for Interstate Water Compacts on June 2014.

May 2014 | Santa Fe, NM

Kevin Patrick was chair of the Fifth Annual Cambridge Water Forum held at LaPosada, Santa Fe. This is an invitational only engagement where forty of the country’s most seasoned water managers and water lawyers meet to discuss the challenges facing the water industry in the coming years.

June 2014 | Las Vegas, NV

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Annual American Bar Association’s 32nd Annual Water Conference held in Las Vegas. Kevin was on a panel entitled The Future of Water Compacts in the United States.

April 30, 2014 | National Judicial College

Ramsey Kropf served as Faculty at the National Judicial College, teaching Fundamentals of Water Law: Water Law 101 for the Dividing the Waters program, which is an educational resource for judicial officers presiding over complex water litigation. The National Judicial College is making this presentation available on a webcast at no charge.  Click here to access the webcast; you will have to provide your name and email address as a registration to access the website.

March 4, 2014 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick chaired and spoke at the Colorado Water Summit’s Oil and Gas Water Management Workshop on March 4th in Denver, CO. His speech was entitled, Colorado’s Water Disposal Regulations in the Niobrara Formation.

February 2014 | San Antonio, TX

Kevin Patrick spoke at the Changing Face of Water Rights in Texas conference in San Antonio, TX, February 2014. He will be speaking on the Interstate/International Water Dispute Panel. Click here.

February 2014 | Aspen, CO

Paul Noto presented, “What Every Real Estate Lawyer and Realtor Should Know About Water Law,” at the Pitkin County Bar Association.

June 5-6, 2014 | Las Vegas, NV

Kevin Patrick spoke at the 32 Annual American Bar Association Water Conference. He will be speaking on a panel entitled “The Future of Interstate Water Compacts: Is the Compact Era Over.”

March 3-4, 2014 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick spoke at the Colorado Water Infrastructure Summit. He presented a paper entitled “Water Disposal Regulations in the Niobrara Formation,” at the Oil and Gas Management Workshop.

October 2013 | National Judicial College

Ramsey Kropf: Speaker/Moderator, “Roundtable of Judicial Experience in Instream Flow Adjudication” and “Fishery 101: Fundamentals of Fishery Biology and Hydrology,” National Judicial College Workshop, Judges and the Science of Instream Flow on October 2013.

August 2013 | Webinar

Kevin Patrick delivered a two-hour webinar August 28th entitled, “Water Law for the Legal and Business Communities”, addressing riparian law, prior appropriation law, federal reserved rights law, the overlap between water quantity and water quality, and developing supplies for municipalities and the energy industry. For more details click here.

April 2013 | Washington, DC

Kevin Patrick and Scott Miller were before the United States Supreme Court in the case of Tarrant Regional Water District v Herrmann, a case involving the Red River Compact between Texas and Oklahoma. Click here to view the presentation.

May 2013 | Santa Fe, NM

Kevin Patrick was the Chair of the 4th Annual Cambridge Forum, held at LaPosada, Santa Fe, NM. The Cambridge Forum is an invitational roundtable discussion of highly experienced water attorneys and policy makers to discuss water issues of national concern.

February 2013 | Aspen, CO

Paul Noto presented a speech before the Pitkin County Bar Association entitled “Clearing the Air- Partners and Associates Discuss What They Wish the Other Knew, and Advice on Being a Better Associate and Partner.

March 18-20, 2012 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a moderator of a panel discussing Water Issues of Hydraulic Fracturing at the Third Annual Niobrara Infrastructure Summit to be held March 18-20 in Denver, CO.

September 19-21, 2012 | Keystone, CO

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference Keystone. His talk was “The Future of Water Supply for Your District,” on September 19–21, 2012. Click here to view the presentation.

August 17-20, 2012 | Aspen, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the AREDAY (American Renewable Energy Day) Summit held in Aspen on August 17-20, 2012. Mr. Patrick was on a panel entitled “Water and the West.” For further information see: http://www.areday.net/areday_2012.html

August 16, 2012 | Houston, TX

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the water stress conference in Houston. His presentation was entitled: “Dealing with Drought and Water Stress: Examples from the West.”

May 2-4, 2012 | Las Vegas, NV

Kevin Patrick was the Chair of the Cambridge Water Forum, held in Las Vegas. The Forum was an annual invitational meeting between forty of the most influential and involved water practitioners, water managers, and water policy makers in the United States in a round table discussion of problems and solutions for the water industry in the coming decade.

March 9, 2012 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Colorado Bar Association Conference Nathural Resources for the Real Estate Attorney. Kevin’s presentation concentrated on “Assured Supply Agreements, Ditch Easements and other Fracking Problems.”

February 24, 2012 | Denver, CO

Ramsey Kropf moderated a panel titled: “Off-Reservation Water Marketing by Tribal Governments: Can Tribes Lease Settlement Water?” Her panel was presented at the 30th Annual Water Law Conference, hosted by the ABA’s Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. For more information click here.

December 13, 2011 | Webinar

Kevin Patrick was on a three person ALI-ABA panel in a Live Webcast entitled: Comparing Water Supply Challenges of the Major US Shale Plays Posed by Hydraulic Fracturing comparing and contrasting the legal issues involved in obtaining necessary water supplies for hydraulic fracturing operations, focusing on the major shale plays of the US and the different applicable state law water rights schemes of PA, TX, and select Western states.

September 24-29, 2011 | Porto De Galinhas, BRAZIL

Kevin Patrick presented a paper at the XIV World Water Congress in Brazil. Kevin’s presentation is entitled “Compelling Adaptive Water Management to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change.

June 22-24, 2011 | Vail, CO

Kevin Patrick was Chair of the Cambridge Water Forum, an invitational three day roundtable discussion between 30 of the most influential and involved water practitioners, water managers and water policy makers in the country. The Forum is an annual discussion of the problems and issues facing the water industry in the decades to come.

February 23-25, 2011 | San Diego, CA

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s 29th Annual Water Law Conference in San Diego on Feb 23-25, 2011. Mr. Patrick’s topic was “Border Wars: Non-State Litigants Before the Supreme Court in Water Controversies.”

June 23-25, 2010 | Sausalito, CA

Kevin Patrick was chair of the Water Resources Forum, sponsored by the Cambridge Forums in Sausalito, an invitational discussion bringing together forty of the most influential practitioners and administrators in the water field to discuss the challenges of the next 50 years.

March 30-31, 2009 | Oklahoma City, OK

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s Oklahoma Water Law Conference. His topic was “Long Range Municipal Water Supply Planning and Development.”

May 27-29, 2009 | Chico Hot Springs, MT

Ramsey Kropf was a speaker at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s 14th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers, in Chico Hot Springs, Montana. Ramsey spoke on a climate change panel, and her topic was “Water Resources and Climate Change.”

December 3-5, 2008 | Austin, TX

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Texas Water Institute’s Annual Texas Water Law Conference sponsored by the University of Texas in Austin. Mr. Patrick’s topic was: “Interstate Water from Oklahoma: Tarrant Regional Water District’s and Other Efforts to Bring Water from Oklahoma.”

October 8-10, 2008 | Denver, CO

The firm was a sponsor of the Colorado Governor’s Conference Managing Drought and Climate Risk.

May 19-20, 2008 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s Colorado Wetland’s Conference. His topic was: “State Water Right Issues for Wetland Sites and Wetland Banking.”

May 1-2, 2008 | Charlotte, NC

The firm was a sponsor of the American Bar Association’s Second Eastern Water Law Conference, held in May, 2008 in Charlotte, NC

February 23, 2007 | San Antonio, TX

Kevin Patrick was a keynote speaker at the Western Coalition of Arid Western States Convention. Mr. Patrick’s speech was entitled: “Interstate Water Transfers.”

December 6-7, 2007 | Austin, TX

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Texas Water Law Institute’s Annual Water Law Conference. Mr. Patrick’s presentation was: “Challenges in Developing Out-of-State Water Supplies; Litigation Challenging Anti-Export Laws.”

June 7, 2007 | Las Vegas, NV

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s Wetlands Conference. Mr. Patrick’s speech was entitled: “Water Rights and Permitting: Issues Created in Wetland Mitigation and Wetland Banks.”

February 23, 2007 | San Antonio, TX

Kevin Patrick was a keynote speaker at the Western Coalition of Arid Western States Convention. Mr. Patrick’s speech was entitled: “Interstate Water Transfers.”

August 10-11, 2006 | Vail, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the CLE International’s Resort Development Conference. Mr. Patrick’s speech as entitled “Unique Characteristics of Water Supply Planning for Resort Communities.”

July 28-30, 2006 | Montreal, CANADA

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Center for International Legal Studies’ Congress of Fellows Convocation. Mr. Patrick’s speech was entitled “Water and Wastewater Security in the International Market Place.”

May 10-11, 2006 | Miami, FL

Scott Miller was a panel speaker at the American Bar Association Eastern Water Law Conference. Mr. Miller’s presentation was entitled “Hot Cases in Eastern Water Law.” Patrick, Miller & Kropf was a Program Sponsor for this ABA Conference.

March 6-7, 2006 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s 5th Annual Colorado Water Law Conference. Mr. Patrick’s paper and speech was entitled: “Water Supply Issues: Challenges and Opportunities.”

July 14-17, 2005 | Vienna, AUSTRIA

Kevin Patrick, a Fellow in the Center for International Legal Studies, Congress of Fellows, participated in the annual Convocation of Fellows in Vienna, Austria.

February 24-25, 2005 | San Diego, CA

Kevin Patrick and Ramsey Kropf were speakers at the American Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Water Law Conference. Mr. Patrick spoke on a panel discussing “Obtaining Water Supplies for New Development Municipal Annexations.” Ms. Kropf, chair of the ABA’s Water Resource Committee, welcomed over 300 participants from around the world to the ABA’s 23rd Annual Water Law Conference. See the Committee’s website for more details here.

November 17, 2004 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick , a member of the Advisory Council of the Colorado Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section, was a speaker on a panel discussion on the issue of Federally required water bypass flows in conjunction with Federal Permitting.

May 6-9, 2004 | Rome, ITALY

Kevin Patrick, a Fellow in the Association of Fellows and Legal was a speaker at the Center for International Legal Studies’ Congress of Fellows. CILS is based in Salzburg Austria.

March 11-12, 2004 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s Colorado Water SuperConference. Mr. Patrick’s speech was entitled: “Drought and Global Warming Implications for Mountain Resort & Golf Water Supply Planning.”

January 11-17, 2004 | Kitzbuhel, AUSTRIA

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Center for International Legal Studies’ Conference in Kitzbuhel. His presentation was entitled: “Water & Waste WaterPrivatizations: Protecting Foreign Investment.”

July 2003 | Budapest, HUNGARY

Kevin Patrick, a Fellow in the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars, was an attending member of the Center for International Legal Studies’ Congress of Fellows Convocation.

October 24-25, 2002 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a return speaker at CLE International’s 5th Annual Colorado Wetland Mitigation Banking Conference. Mr. Patrick’s topic was Water Right and Permitting Issues Outside the Clean Water Act.

May 12-13, 2003 | Denver, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s Real Estate Development Conference. Mr. Patrick’s presentation was entitled “Water Rights and Water Quality Due Diligence for Developers and Lenders.”

August 8-9, 2002 | Vail, CO

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at CLE International’s 9th Annual Conference on Wetlands. Mr. Patrick’s presentation was State Water Rights Issues in Wetland Mitigation and Banking, Denver, Cctober 2002.

April 3 – 5, 2002 | Tulsa, OK

Kevin Patrick was selected as the Distinguished Alumni in Residence by the University of Tulsa and as the keynote speaker at a conference sponsored by the University of Tulsa and the National Energy Law and Policy Institute on Interstate Water Issues between Oklahoma and Texas. His speech was entitled, From the Colorado River to the River Jordan: International Water Disputes.

February 21-22, 2002 | San Diego, CA

The firm was the law firm co-sponsors of the 20th Annual ABA Water Law Conference entitled, Growth and Scarcity: Managing Water to Avoid Conflict. For more information, visit here.

June 20-26, 2001 | Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Inter-American Bar Association XXXVII Conference. Mr. Patrick’s topic was Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Planning In Latin America.

January 21-27, 2001 | Kitzbuhel, AUSTRIA

Kevin Patrick was a subchair at the International Legal Practice Conference held in Kitzbuhel. His session was entitled: “Multidisciplinary Firms”. Last year, Mr. Patrick was a U.S. delegate / speaker at Center for International Legal Studies’ International Project Finance Conference. His topic was Water and Wastewater Resource and Infrastructure Planning and Financing.