SCOTT C. MILLER

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miller@waterlaw.com
About Scott Miller:
Education :
  • Vermont Law School; J.D. & Masters in Environmental Law (M.S.E.L.) 1995
  • University of Colorado (Boulder); B.A. International Business, Marketing 1987
Presentations :

Scott Miller was a speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado on Sept 14th, 2017. His presentation was titled: “Transmountain Water Diversions: Their Unique Role in Colorado Water Supply.”

Scott Miller was a speaker on June 9th, 2017 at the Colorado Water Law Conference on Recreational, Piscatorial, and Aesthetic Uses of Water in Colorado After St. Judes Co. v.Roaring Fork Club, LLC et al, a case he handled before the Colorado Supreme Court.

Speaker at the WESTCAS 2016 Fall Conference in Phoenix, AZ, October 26-28, 2016.
Miller’s topic was:  “Water Resource & Quality Legal/Regulatory Update.

Speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado, September 23, 2015. His speech was: “Colorado Water Law 101 and Hot Topics: A Primer and Update for All Special Districts.Click here for the Powerpoint presentation.

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

Speaker at the WESTCAS 2015 Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, June 17-19, 2015. Miller’s topic was: “Recent Western Water Legal Issues.

Speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference at Keystone, Colorado on September 10-12, 2014. His presentation was titled: “What Every Water or Metro District Should Know About Colorado Water Law.” Click here for the Powerpoint presentation SCM SDA Conference Powerpoint 9.10.14 Handout.

Speaker, “Water Supply Reliability in the Face of Climate Change,” Colorado Special District Association, Annual Conference, Keystone, Colorado, September 2009

Speaker, “Ditch Easement Law,” CLE International 8th Annual Colorado Water Law Conference, Denver, Colorado, March 2008

Speaker/Moderator, Bench Bar Committee Conference, Water Division No 5, CLE Accredited, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, March, 2004 and May 2006

Speaker/Moderator, “Eastern Water Resources,” American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Miami, Florida, May, 2006

Speaker, “Water Law in Dry Time,” American Bar Association Water Resources Committee, Half Day Brown Bag Conference, Telluride, Colorado, September, 2003.

Publications :

Author and speaker at the Colorado Special District Association Annual Conference Keystone: “The Future of Water Supply for Your District,” on September 19–21, 2012. Click here to view the presentation.

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

Author, Feature Article: “Colorado Supreme Court to Address Groundwater Rules,” 11 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 299, October, 2007

Author, Feature Article: “Colorado Supreme Court Expands on Can and Will Doctrine,” 11 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 35, December, 2006

Author, “Colorado Groundwater Management, Conjunctive Use and Water Banking,” 10 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 125, March, 2006

Author, “Colorado: Water Supply and The Land Use Connection,” 9 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter, September, 2005

Author, “Colorado Interstate and International Water Issues,” 9 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 124, March, 2005

Author, “Colorado Enforcement of Water Quality Regulation and Penalties,” 8 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 289, September, 2004

Author, “Endangered Species Act, Issues Impacting Colorado,” 8 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 121, March, 2004

Author, “Issues Facing Colorado’s Rivers and Streams,” 7 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 305, September, 2003

Author, “Developments Spur Revisions in Ditch Easement Case Law in Colorado,” 7 Western Water Law & Policy Reporter 267, August, 2003

Author, “New Ditch Easement Law in Colorado,” American Bar Association Water Resources Committee Newsletter, February, 2002, Vol. 5, No. 3.

Co-Author, “A Practitioner’s Guide to Working with the Colorado State Engineer’s Office and the Colorado Water Conservation Board,” Annual Colorado Water Law Conference, Denver, CLE International, 1998

Professional Affiliations :
  • American Bar Association, Natural Resource Section
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Pitkin County Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court
Selected Professional Experience:
  • Member, Moot Court Advisory Board
  • Member, Water Law Section, Colorado State Bar
  • Member, Water Resources Committee; Environment, Energy and Resources Section, American Bar Association
  • Chairperson, Water Bench Bar Committee, Division No. 5 Water Court
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Bench/Bar Committee, Water Division No. 5 (1999)
  • Admitted to practice in Colorado in 1995