Dennis M. Montgomery
in Denver, Colorado
- Water and Natural Resources
- Water Quality
Dennis Montgomery is a director and shareholder at Hill & Robbins, P.C., specializing in water and natural resources law. He has been a member of the law firm since 1982.
Before joining Hill & Robbins, Mr. Montgomery spent four years as an assistant attorney general in the Natural Resources Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. During this time, he distinguished himself in the field of natural resources law, eventually becoming head of the Water Unit.
In 1985, Mr. Montgomery was appointed as a special assistant attorney general. Ever since, he has been working with David Robbins on the representation of the State of Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court case Kansas v. Colorado, an original action involving Colorado’s alleged violation of the Arkansas River Compact. As part of his work on this Supreme Court case, Mr. Montgomery assisted the Colorado state engineer in drafting amended rules and regulations for administering ground water diversions in the Arkansas River Basin.
Mr. Montgomery represents municipalities, water districts, ditch companies, and individuals in water and natural resources law disputes. He was a member of the Colorado Ground Water Commission from 1987 to 1994, serving as its chairman in 1994. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America.
Admitted to Practice
B.A., University of Michigan (1967)
J.D., University of Colorado Law School, Order of the Coif (1974)