Aaron Ladd

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Professional Experience

Partner, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
January, 2015 to Present
Associate, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
April, 2013 to December, 2014
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C., Boulder, Colorado
October 2009 to March 2013
Law Clerk, Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C., Boulder, Colorado
August 2008 to October 2009

Mr. Ladd's practice focuses on water rights, real estate, and environmental law, including the following areas:

  • Representation of numerous governmental entities, companies and individuals regarding all water rights matters, including adjudications in Water Court, appeals to the Colorado Supreme Court, acquisition, sales, analyses, annexation issues and title investigations.
  • Development, adjudication and administration of water projects, plans for augmentation and water rights transfers.
  • Analysis, evaluation, and negotiations with federal, state, and local agencies regarding environmental permitting, land use regulations, and funding.
  • Real estate law including quiet title actions and real estate transactions.


Juris Doctor, 2009
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
B.A. Geography and Environmental Science, 2006
Miami University (of Ohio)

Professional Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association, Water Law Section
Boulder County Bar Association, Natural Resources / Environmental Section

Bar Admission

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


Presenter, Changes of Water Rights Quantifying Consumptive Use: Panel Discussion of Recent Case Law and Statutory Developments, May 19, 2016

Volunteer Activities

Water Court Uniform Local Rules Subcommittee Member (2015-2016)


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