Friday, November 8, 2013

Sturm College of Law 2014 Natural Resources Distinguished Practitioner in Residence Dan Domenico Recognized at Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner Hosting Dan Domenico
Colorado Solicitor General Dan Domenico has been named the 2014 Sturm College of Law Natural Resources Law Distinguished Practitioner in Residence.  In this role, he will lead a hand-picked group of students as they consider the issues and opportunities associated with a natural resources law-focused legal practice.

Mr. Domenico, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, formerly served as Special Assistant to the Solicitor at the U.S. Department of the Interior. He has been Colorado's Solicitor General since 2006.

The 2014 Distinguished Practitioner in Residence was recently honored at a dinner hosted by Denver Law Professor Jan Laitos and Carrie Noonan.

The annual dinner, which includes former Distinguished Practitioners in Residence as well as members of Denver Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law program faculty, welcomes the newest Distinguished Practitioner.  The Distinguished Practitioner in Residence is a prominent natural resources or environmental lawyer who has extensive experience in energy, resources, or environmental law work.

The Distinguished Practitioner in Residence Program is now in its 24th year.  Students in the course apply to and are selected by Professor Laitos.

Among the former Distinguished Practitioners in Residence who attended the annual dinner were:

  • Paula Campos
  • Robert D. Comer
  • Alan Gilbert
  • Howard Kenison
  • Thomas L. Sansonetti
  • Rebecca Watson

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    Students Review Third Annual Renewable Energy Law and Policy Summit

    Last month, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program held its annual Renewable Energy Law and Policy Summit. The all day event featured over a dozen speakers and focused on renewable energy law and policy, opportunities and challenges.

    Students in Professor K. K. DuVivier's Energy Law class were sponsored to attend the event and wrote summaries of each session. The students have agreed to share their reviews of the sessions on our blog. If you are interested in a particular session, feel free to click the links below and read more about the topics!

    Third Annual Renewable Energy Law and Policy Summit Reviews

    U.S. Renewable Energy Policy During the President's Second Term: What Have We Accomplished and Where are We Going?
    ~Steve Black
    Renewable Energy in China and China-U.S. Cooperation/ Competition
    ~Jeff Logan, Adam Reed, Clay Stranger,
    Moderated by Mark Safty
    The 21st Century Electricity Grid- National Policy and Western Perspectives
    ~Linda Davis, Jennifer Gardner, Robert Henke,
    Moderated by Alex Daue
     Renewables and the Utility Sector: My Perspective
    ~Marc Manly
    After the Gold Rush: What's Next for Federal Renewable Energy? 
    ~Marcilynn Burke, Albert Ferlo, Heidi VanGenderen,
    Moderated by Rebecca Watson
    Renewable Portfolio Standards: Mixing it Up on the Energy Front
    ~John Eick, Todd Foley, Cathy Proctor,
    Moderated by K. K. DuVivier