Alison I. D. Gorsevski

Professional Experience

Attorney, Vranesh and Raisch LLP, Boulder, Colorado
December, 2019 to Present
Associate, Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff, P.C., Boulder, Colorado
April, 2013 to November, 2019
Contract Attorney / Independent Contractor, Alison I.D. Gorsevski, LLC
August, 2009 to March, 2013

Alison’s practice focuses on water rights, with significant experience in the following areas:

  • Representation of governmental entities, corporate entities, ditch companies, and individuals regarding water rights matters.
  • Prosecution of all types of water court cases, including technically and legally complex plans for augmentation for large Front Range water providers, claims for water rights, legal motions, and post-decree hearings.
  • Representation of parties in opposition to another party’s water court application.
  • Development and legal support for water supply planning efforts.
  • Negotiation, evaluation, drafting, and closing on water rights and water rights infrastructure purchase and/or sale agreements, including agreements to purchase reservoir capacity, grant or modify easements, and sales of shares in a mutual ditch company.
  • Development and preparation of applications for temporary administrative approval of substitute water supply plans.
  • Evaluation of and advice regarding private water rights owner’s water rights portfolios.
  • Representation of parties in ditch easement disputes


Juris Doctor, 2008
University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts, 2003
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association, Water Law Section
Colorado Women’s Bar Association

Bar Admission

Ms. Gorsevski is admitted to practice law in the State of Colorado.

Volunteer Activities

Louisville Public Library Foundation – 2020 to present
City of Louisville, Board of Adjustment – 2017 and 2019
City of Louisville, Open Space Advisory Board – 2010 to 2012
Peace Corps, Republic of Macedonia – 2003 to 2005


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