Nancy attended both college and law school at the University of Georgia, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude and with General Honors. After receiving her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, in May of 1993, Nancy began her career as a law clerk for the Honorable Morris J. Sandstead, in the Boulder District Court. After completing her clerkship, Nancy began private practice which focuses on:
Nancy has also taught the Legal Environment of Business, at Fort Lewis College, as an adjunct professor, she served on the La Plata County Water Policy Task Force and she is a member of the Southwest Colorado Bar Association.
The Durango Herald has published Nancy’s articles on water law issues in the Southwest. You can view these articles by clicking on the following links:
Ditch use requires communication and understanding
Ballot measures would upend Colo.’s water law
Nancy has argued several cases to the Colorado Supreme Court. You can view these cases by clicking on the links below:
Shell Western E & P, Inc. v. Dolores County Board of Commissioners, 948 P.2d 1002
Southern Ute Indian Tribe v. King Consolidated Ditch Company, et. al, 250 P.3d 1226