Attorneys Teri L. Petitt Special Counsel

Ms. Petitt has practiced law in the Denver area since 1987. Her practice focuses primarily on water rights litigation, but has also included water quality, Indian reserved rights, real estate, environmental, estate planning, and probate matters. Her past and present clients include the City of Aurora, the City of Thornton, the Breckenridge Ski Area, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, and the State of Wyoming. She has represented clients in Colorado Water Court, Divisions 1, 2 and 5, Summit County District Court, Denver District and County Courts, and in appeals before the Colorado Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Petitt graduated cum laude from Minnesota State University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and earned her J.D., with distinction, from the University of North Dakota in 1987. While in law school, she received the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence. Ms. Petitt has written for The Colorado Lawyer. Ms. Petitt is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of Colorado.