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Richard Mehren

Richard J. Mehren

Richard J. Mehren, Esq. (born 1972) joined the firm in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a law degree from the University of Colorado. Before joining the firm, Mr. Mehren worked as a law clerk for the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Wildlife Federation. Mr. Mehren has also worked for the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado School of Law and for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Mr. Mehren represents public and private clients in all manner of complex water transactions and water court litigation, including adjudication of new surface and groundwater rights, changes to water rights, augmentation plans, exchanges, groundwater regulation disputes, and interstate compact issues. Mr. Mehren's practice also focuses on special district law. Mr. Mehren was a speaker at: (1) Legislation and Litigation Update - Developments in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas, CLE International, Law of the Rio Grande, March 2012; (2) Conejos Water Conservancy District Direct Flow Storage Program on the Conejos River, CLE in Colorado, Inc., Water Resources, Issues and Administration of the San Luis Valley, September 2011; and (3) Water Division 3: Rio Grande River Basin Update - New Proposed Groundwater Rules, CLE in Colorado, Inc., Colorado's River Basins: A Comprehensive Update, May 2015.

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