Sarah KlahnWhite & Jankowski, LLP511 Sixteenth StreetSuite 500Denver, Colorado 80202, U.S.A.
Water Law, Natural Resources Law
BioEducation • University of Wyoming College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming, 1997, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, Cum laude – President, Board of Advocates • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1987, M.S., Master of Science, Entomology, with Honors • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1984, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Biology Bar Admissions • Colorado, 1997 • Wyoming, 1997 • New Mexico, 1998 • Idaho, 2008 • United States District Court, District of Wyoming, 2002 • United States District Court, District of Colorado, 2008 • United States Supreme Court, 2008 Published Works • Coalbed Methane Produced Groundwater, A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation, 77 The Water Rep. 1 (July 15, 2010) (co-author Jack Tuholske, Esq.) • Editor, Water Law, Colorado Methods of Practice, ch. 76 (C. Krendl 5th ed.) (2007–present) • Water Quality Issues in Water Court, ch. 13, Colorado Water Law Benchbook, CBA-CLE (2007–present) • Co-editor, The Year in Review, ABA Sec. Env’t, Energy & Resources L. (2006–12) • Editor, Acquisition of Water Rights, Am. L. Mining, ch. 113 (Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Found. 2nd ed. ) (2002–present) • The “Developed” Water Doctrine in Colorado: What Vitality, ABA Trends (May/June 2007) • A Watershed Year Ahead?: The Top Water Quality Issues in 2006, Envtl. Prot. Mag. (Jan./Feb. 2006) (co-author Jason Turner, Esq.) • Plumbing the Murky Depths: Top Issues in Water Quality in 2004, Envtl. Prot. Mag. (Jan./Feb. 2004) • The Blind Man and the Elephant: Describing Drought in Colorado, 6 U. Denv. Water L. Rev. 519 (2003) • Water Quality Protections to Water Rights in Colorado, ABA Water Resources Newsl. (Sept. 2001) • Effluent Reuse in Colorado, American Water Resources Association, Summer Specialty Conferences Proceedings (1999) • Environmental Audits in Wyoming: A Practitioner’s Guide, 23 Land & Water L. Rev. 655 (1997) • Total Maximum Daily Load Litigation: An Opportunity to Augment Instream Flows?, Rivers (Apr. 1997) Professional Associations, Memberships & Honors • 5280 Magazine, Top Lawyers 2015 • American Bar Association, Conference Co-chair, Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, 2005–present • Planning Committee Member, Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, 2004 • Best Lawyers®, Water Law, 2006–16 • Colorado Bar Association, Executive Board Member, Water Section • Colorado Women’s Bar Association • Denver Bar Association • Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, Member, Denver Area Campaign Committee, 2014–present • Martindale-Hubbell®, BV Distinguished® Ratings • National Judicial College’s Dividing the Waters Program for Water Judges, Board of Advisors • New Mexico Bar Association • Super Lawyers®, 2009 • The National Law Journal and The American Lawyer, 2015 Legal LeadersTM • Wyoming Bar Association