Ramsey L. Kropflast updated: July 2013
Patrick, Miller, Kropf & Noto is a leading water rights law firm in the Western United States with offices in Aspen, Denver, Phoenix, and Tulsa. The firm was founded over a quarter of a century ago with a simple mission: To provide concentrated expertise in the field of water resources, water law, water planning, and water development. They maximize their client’s goals with an efficiency that can only be secured by a firm that only focuses on one area of the law: water.

They offer concentrated expertise in:
water rights law
water resource and waste water planning
water transfers
water quality law
infrastructure planning and development
basin planning and mediation
transboundary water issues
tribal water law
geothermal law
aquatic environmental law (ESA and wetland law)
Their client range from individuals to major corporations…from municipalities to regional basin authorities…from ranchers to resorts. Their confined area of practice requires us to be versant in the physical sciences, economics of utility regulation and resource and infrastructure planning. Their task is to integrate these facets of the practice resulting in a solution that meets the client’s schedule and objectives.
Kropf's Education
University of Colorado School of Law (J.D 1991)
University of Colorado (M.B.A. 1991)
University of Denver (B.S.B.A. 1984)
Hornbeck Scholar (1981-1984)
Van Derbur Scholarship (1981)
University of Denver Honors Scholarship (1980-1984)

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association, Section on Environment, Energy & Resources Member
Council Member, ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resources (2005-2008)
Board of Editors for Trends, the ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resource Newsletter (2002 – 2005)
Annual Fall Meeting Planning Committee Member, ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resources (2009, 2010)
Water Resources Committee Chair, American Bar Association, Section on Natural Resources and Environment (2003-2005); Vice Chair (2002-2003)
Co-Editor, Water Resources Committee Newsletter (2001-2003)
Co-Chair, American Bar Association, Annual Conference on Resources, Spring 2002
ABA Water Conference Committee member, 1998-2001
Co-Chair, American Bar Association, San Diego Water Law Conference, 2000
Colorado Bar Association, Wyoming Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association
Pitkin County Bar Association

Selected Professional Experience
Special Master, Big Horn River Adjudication, Wyoming District Court (1995 to present)
Admitted to practice in Wyoming in 1995
Attorney/Case Administrator, Arizona General Stream Adjudications (1992-1994)
Admitted to practice in Arizona in 1993
Admitted to practice in Colorado in 1992

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