DAVID P. JONES
Mr. Jones’s practice focuses primarily on water rights law, adjudication and related matters. He has over ten years of experience in water court adjudication of surface and groundwater rights, recharge projects, exchanges, changes of water rights and plans for augmentation in the South Platte River and Colorado River Basins, as well as experience before the Colorado Ground Water Commission. He is experienced in matters ranging from complex multi-party litigation to assisting individuals with well permitting, ditch and pipeline easements and simple augmentation plans. His related practice areas include water rights lease, purchase and sale, easements, and real property law. Representative clients include water conservancy districts, ditch companies, municipalities, groundwater management districts, small and large businesses, developers and individual surface and well owners. Mr. Jones was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2002. He is a graduate of the University of the Idaho College of Law where he served as the Symposium Edition Editor of the Idaho Law Review. He has published for the Idaho Law Review and the National Environmental Enforcement Journal. He has been a Partner at LCWater since 2012.
Areas Of Practice
Water Rights Law
Real Property Law
University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, Juris Doctor, 2002.
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Master of Arts in Sociology, 2000.
University of Colorado at Boulder, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1992.
Comment: Meeting Idaho’s Water Needs Through the Water Right Transfer Process: A Call for Legislative Reform, 38 Idaho L. Rev. 213, 2001
Furthering Environmental Compliance with the Continuing Violations Doctrine, Vol. 16, No. 10
National Environmental Enforcement Journal, National Assoc. of Atty’s General, ed., 2001
Professional Associations and Memberships
Colorado Bar Association, Water Section member
Weld County Bar Association