Taught two senior level / first year graduate student water quality hydrology courses, and managed the Department's water quality laboratory for spring semester. Quest lectured one other departmental course.
Served as a law clerk in a general civil law practice in the following areas of law: local government, administrative procedures, real property, land use, water rights, water quality, environmental, and general litigation. This involved conducting targeted legal research and writing legal memoranda. Also assisted in researching and writing trial and appellate briefs. Started during the spring of my third year in law school and worked part-time. Worked half-time while studying for bar exam and full time after the July 1986 bar exam.
Owner of solo law firm engaged in a general civil legal practice, primarily serving as general counsel for a local governmental water and wastewater service provider.Practice areas included local government, administrative law (including rule making proceedings), water quality, water rights, real property, environmental, dispute resolution and general litigation.
General civil law practice primarily in areas of local government law, water quality, water rights, administrative law, real property and taxation, land use, environmental, and general litigation. Counseled government clients on budgeting, administrative procedures, water rights adjudications, rules and regulations development, public participation and special district elections. Advised clients in environmental regulatory compliance. Served as General Counsel to special water and/or sanitation districts, a fire protection district and a water authority.
"Consolidation of Fire Protection Districts: A Case Study", 24 The Colorado Lawyer, 813(April, 1995).
"Insights for Practicing Before Local Government Boards and Commissions in Colorado", 36 The Colorado Lawyer,53(November, 2007).
Colorado Bar Association (CBA) 1986 to present
CBA Environmental Law and Water Law Sections 1986 to present
Legal Education and Admissions Committee(Chair 99 to 02) 1992 to present
Boulder County Bar Association 1996 to present
Colorado Supreme Court Grievance Committee- Enlisted Hearing Panelist1997 to
Special District Association of Colorado- Legislative Committee 1989 to 2005 http://www.sdaco.org/about_sda.htm
City of Boulder - Water Resources Advisory Board-Chair1993 to 1997 http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=519&Itemid=271
City of Boulder - Planning Board January 1998 to March 2001 http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=515&Itemid=271
City of Boulder - Beverages Licensing Authority(Chair Aug. 2004 to Apr. 2008) 2003
Community Access TV for Boulder -Board Member(Treasurer 2003) 2001 to 2005
Denver Regional Council of Governments – Water Resources Management Advisory
Committee (Chair, April 2000 to 2002) 1993 to 2002 http://www.drcog.org/
American Water Resources Association - Colorado Section 1986 to present
Legal/Legislative Committee (Chair, mid-1990's to present) http://awracolorado.havoclite.com/
Colorado Mountain Club (CMC) - (Trip leader, instructor) 1995 to present
CMC State Board of Directors http://www.cmc.org/
Boulder Group Council 2006 to 2009 http://www.cmcboulder.org/biography/biography_read.php?member=5
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers -Board of Directors (Chair, 2008 to present)
November 2007 to present http://www.wlrv.org/
Women's Wilderness Institute -Boulder, CO - Board of Directors March 2008 to
Roche Colorado - Community Advisory Panel 2002 to December 2007 http://www.rochecap.org/
CEMEX (Lyons, Colorado) Community Advisory Panel 2003 to June 2007