ARTICLES & SPEECHES

Kevin Patrick presented Bloomberg Water Policy Monitor Article on The Impact of the Waters of the US Rule on Water Supply Structures. Click here for the article.

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado on Sept 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.

Scott Miller was a speaker 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.”

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.

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

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

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

Paul Noto presented “Water Law in Real Estate Transactions” to the Colorado Bar Association on November 6, 2014. Click here to view the Powerpoint Presentation.

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado on Sept 10, 2014. 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.

Kevin Patrick presented a Bloomberg BNA Webinar entitled, Interstate Water Issues: the Future of Interstate Water Compacts
http://www.bna.com/legal-environmental-challenges-w17179890654/

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 on July 12, 2014.” Click here for more info.

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 (June 2014).

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 (May 2014).

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 (March 2014).

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Changing Face of Water Rights in Texas conference in San Antonio, TX, February 2014. He spoke on the Interstate/International Water Dispute Panel. Click here (Feb 2014).

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.

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 (October 2013).

Kevin Patrick is a co-author/contributor of a new book published by the American Bar Association entitled Beyond the Fracking Wars. The book is a guide for citizens, lawyers, and public officials in dealing with the environmental, water, governmental, and labor issues of the shale industry in America. Click here.

Kevin Patrick presented a two-hour webinar August 28th entitled Water Law for the Legal and Business Communities.

Kevin Patrick and Scott Miller were before the United States Supreme Court in the case of Tarrant Regional Water District vs. Herrmann, 569US – in April. Washington, DC 2013

Ramsey Kropf: Speaker/Author, Recent Developments on Colorado Water Law, Colorado Bar Association Water Training Series (May 2013).

Ramsey Kropf: Speaker/Author, A Guide To Water Law for Trusts and Estate Lawyers, Colorado Bar Association, Natural Resources Issues in Estate Planning (March 2013).

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. Aspen, February, 2013.

Kevin Patrick was the Chair of the 4th Annual Cambridge Forum, held at La Posada, 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. May 2013

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

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.

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Water Stress Conference in Houston on August 17, 2012. His presentation was entitled: Dealing with Drought and Water Stress: Examples from the West.

Scott Miller was a Speaker, The Future of Water Supply for Your DistrictColorado Special District Association Annual Conference Keystone, Colorado, September 19–21, 2012. Click here to view the presentation.

Kevin Patrick was the Chair of the Cambridge Water Forum, held in Las Vegas, NV, on May 2-4, 2012. 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.

Kevin Patrick was a speaker 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 CO, OK, PA, TX, and WY, held December 13, 2011.

Ramsey Kropf: Speaker, Weld County Planning Symposium, Water Rights; A Colorado and Weld County Perspective, October 2011.

Ramsey Kropf served as Faculty at the National Judicial College, teaching Fundamentals of Water Law: Water Law 101 at the recent Dividing the Waters Conference in Reno, NV, October 10, 2011. The National Judicial College is making this presentation available on a webcast.

Tribal Water Rights Presentation, Ramsey L. Kropf, Conference Co-Chair, Law Seminars International, Fall 2010.

Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s 29th Annual Law Conference. His speech was entitled, Border Wars: Non-State Litigants Before the Supreme Court in Water Controversies held on February 2011, San Diego, CA.

Author, Topical Article: Climate Change and Water in Colorado, Scott Miller, 12 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 40, December, 2007

Speech Outline for Kitzbuhel CILS Conference January 2004 Protections for Foreign Investment: Water and Wastewater Privatizations

Colorado Groundwater Law: Colorado’s System – Integration (or not) of Groundwater and Surface Water, 49th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute (July 2003)

Survey of Indian Law – The Interplay Between Quality and Quantity, ABA 21st Annual Water Law Conference (February 20-21, 2003)

Creation of Wetland Banks & Mitigation Sites: Water Rights Issues, Kevin Patrick Speech, Colorado Wetlands Conference, CLE International (Fall 2002)

The Trend toward Privatization of Water and Wastewater Structure, Kevin Patrick and Ramsey Kropf as published in the American Bar Association International Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 4, May 2001

Basin-Wide Adjudication in the West: What Works, What Doesn’t? Ramsey Kropf, Natural Resources Law Conference (June 8 – 11, 1999)

Water Rights & Water Quality: Due Diligence for Developers and Lenders, Kevin Patrick, CLE International 8th Annual Real Estate Development Conference, May 2003

Water Law and Administration: Wyoming, Ramsey Kropf, September 2003 CLE International, Western Water Law Conference

Colorado: News/Legislative Developments, Drought and Instream Flow Articles in Western Water Law and Policy Reporter, June 2002

Colorado Water Law Update: One Year of Colorado Supreme Court Cases, Ramsey Kropf, ABA Water Resources Committee Newsletter (May 2000).

Ditch Easement Law in Colorado, Scott Miller, Article in Western Water Law and Policy Reporter, August 2003

An Insatiable Thirst: Sprawl and Western Water Law, Ramsey Kropf, ABA/NR&E Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Spring 2001)

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