Articles by Stephen Leonhardt
Stephen H. Leonhardt
- Water Rights and Water Quality
- Administrative, Governmental and Legislative
- Municipal and Special Districts
- Natural Resources and Public Lands
Stanford University, J.D., 1985
Washington University, B.S.C.E. cum laude 1982
Stephen H. Leonhardt concentrates his practice on water law, related governmental and environmental issues, and litigation. Mr. Leonhardt counsels clients on the establishment, protection, and modification of water rights throughout Colorado. He represents clients in judicial and administrative proceedings and transactions concerning rights to use both surface water and groundwater.
Mr. Leonhardt is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Before joining Burns, Figa & Will, P.C., Mr. Leonhardt practiced law with Fairfield and Woods, P.C., from 1985 to 2002.
Mr. Leonhardt is an active member of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Christian Legal Society (recently having served on the national Board of Directors), and the Colorado Water Congress. Mr. Leonhardt served on the Ethics Committee of the Colorado Bar Association from 1988 to 1996. He is a frequent lecturer on legal ethics, ballot initiatives, and issues related to water law.
Mr. Leonhardt was born in Santa Monica, California, and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He enjoys playing piano, hiking, fishing, travel, history and baseball.
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