Justine C. Beckstrom

Professional Experience

Partner, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
January 2023 to Present
Attorney, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
February 2015 to December, 2022
Attorney, Lambdin & Chaney, LLP, Denver, Colorado
July 2014 to February 2015
Law Clerk for the Honorable Edward C. Moss, 17th Judicial District, Brighton, Colorado
April 2013 to July 2014

Ms. Beckstrom represents Colorado municipalities, industries, and trade associations in water quality and environmental matters, including:

  • Hearings before the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission regarding water quality standards, rulemakings, and policies.
  • Discharge permitting matters, including administrative and judicial challenges under the Colorado Water Quality Control Act and State Administrative Procedure Act.
  • Litigation under the federal Clean Water Act. 
  • Solid and hazardous waste permitting matters including judicial challenges to permitting actions under Colorado’s State Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.


Juris Doctor, 2012
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts, 2008
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington

Professional Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association, Environmental Law, Natural Resources & Energy Law, and Water Law Sections
Boulder County Bar Association
Colorado Environmental Management Society
Colorado Mining Association
Colorado Water Quality Forum

Bar Admissions

Ms. Beckstrom is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the State of Wyoming, and the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Justine Beckstrom and Gabe Racz of Vranesh and Raisch, LLP receive awards from the Colorado Mining Association,
Outstanding Service to the Mining Industry (2024)

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