Bradley N. Kershaw

Attorney - Bradley represents public and private clients and water users in all aspects of water law, including water rights litigation, transactions, and permitting.  He has been focused on Colorado water law since 2017, and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Water Law Section.  Bradley has a B.S. from Oklahoma State University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado Law School.  While in law school, Bradley studied a range of natural resources law subjects and served as Lead Articles Editor of the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Review.  After graduating from law school and prior to joining Vranesh and Raisch, Bradley worked in private practice with a focus on water law and water rights litigation, transactions, and related property law.

Professional Experience

Attorney, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
October, 2022 to Present
Associate Attorney, Bushong & Holleman PC, Boulder, Colorado
August 2021 to October 2022
Associate Attorney, Buchanan Sperling & Holleman PC, Boulder, Colorado
January 2019 to August 2021
Law Clerk, Buchanan Sperling & Holleman PC, Boulder, Colorado
October 2017 to December 2018


Juris Doctor, 2018
University of Colorado Law School
  • Order of the Coif
  • John H. Schultz Wildcat Scholarship
  • Highest Academic Performance Award in Water Law, Spring 2017
Bachelor of Science, 2014
Oklahoma State University (Political Science)
  • Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association, Water Law Section

Bar Admission

Mr. Kershaw is admitted to practice law in the State of Colorado.


“Flames, Fixes, and the Road Forward: The Waste Prevention Rule and BLM Authority to Regulate Natural Gas Flaring and Venting” 29:1, Colo. Nat. Resources, Energy & Envt’l L. Rev. 116 (2018).


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