Presentations & Publications
Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the water stress conference in Houston on August 17, 2012. His presentation was entitled: “Dealing with Drought and Water Stress: Examples from the West.”
Kevin Patrick was the Chair of the Cambridge Water Forum, held in Las Vegas, NV, on May 2-4, 2012. The Forum was an annual invitational meeting between forty of the most influential and involved water practitioners, water managers, and water policy makers in the United States in a round table discussion of problems and solutions for the water industry in the coming decade.
Kevin Patrick was a speaker on a three person ALI-ABA panel in a Live Webcast entitled: Comparing Water Supply Challenges of the Major US Shale Plays Posed by Hydraulic Fracturing comparing and contrasting the legal issues involved in obtaining necessary water supplies for hydraulic fracturing operations, focusing on the major shale plays of the US and the different applicable state law water rights schemes of CO, OK, PA, TX, and WY, held December 13, 2011.
Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s 29th Annual Law Conference. His speech was “Border Wars: Non-State Litigants Before the Supreme Court in Water Controversies” held on February 2011, San Diego, CA.
Kevin Patrick presented a paper at the XIV World Water Congress in Brazil on September 2011.. Kevin’s presentation was entitled “Compelling Adaptive Water Management to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change”.
Kevin Patrick was the chair of the Cambridge Water Forum, which was an invitational forum of forty of the most senior and experienced people in nation in the field of water law and water policy. The Forum addressed issues and challenges facing the legal, political and planning fields of water to meet the long term water demands and issues of the nation over the next fifty years. Sausalito, CA, June 23-25, 2011.
Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the Colorado Bar Association’s 27th Annual Real Estate Symposium. His speech was entitled: “What Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Know About Water Law in Current Economic Times” in Keystone, CO, July 16-18, 2009.
Kevin Patrick presented “Long Range Municipal Water Supply Planning,” Speech and paper at CLE International’s Oklahoma Water Law Conference. Oklahoma City, OK, March 30-31, 2009.
“Interstate Water from Oklahoma: Tarrant Regional Water District’s and Other Efforts to Bring Water from Oklahoma,” Speech and paper at the Texas Water Institute’s Annual Texas Water Law Conference sponsored by the University of Texas in Austin. December 3-5, 2008.
“Water Rights and Permitting for Wetland Banks and Mitigation Sites,” Speech and paper before CLE International’s Second Annual Colorado Wetlands Conference, Denver, CO, May 2008.
“Challenges in Developing Out-Of-State Water Supplies: Litigation Challenging State Anti-Export Laws,” Texas Water Institute Annual Conference, University of Texas, Austin, TX 2007.
“Water Rights and Water Issues for Wetland Sites,” Speech before the National Wetlands Conference, CLE International, Las Vegas, NV. June 2007.
“Interstate Water Transfers,” Western Association of Arid States, Annual Convention Conference, San Antonio, Texas. February 2007.
“Unique Characteristics of Water Supply Planning for Resort Communities,” Speech for CLE International’s Resort Development Conference. Vail, Colorado. August 2006.
“Water and Wastewater Security in the International Market Place,” Speech for the Center for International Legal Studies’ Congress of Fellows Convocation Montreal, Canada. July 2006.
“Water Supply Issues: Challenges and Opportunities,” Speech and paper for CLE International’s 5th Annual Colorado Water Law Conference. Denver, CO. January 2006.
Kevin Patrick was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Water Law Conference. Mr. Patrick’s speech and paper was entitled “Obtaining Water Supplies for New Development Municipal Annexations.” ABA’s 23rd Annual Water Law Conference. San Diego, February 24-25, 2005.
“Drought and Global Warming Implications for Mountain Resort & Golf Water Supply Planning,” Speech and Paper for CLE International’s Colorado Water Super Conference, Denver, CO, March 2004.
“Water & Waste Water Privatizations: Protecting Foreign Investment,” Speech and paper for Center for International Legal Studies’ Conference entitled Protecting Foreign Investment, Kitzbuhel, Austria, January 2004.
“Water Rights and Water Quality Due Diligence for Developers and Lenders,” Colorado Real Estate Development Conference, CLE International, Denver, CO 2003.
“Water Rights and Real Property Issues for Wetland Sites Outside the Clean Water Act,” 5th Annual Colorado Wetlands Conference, CLE International, Denver, CO 2002.
“Water Rights Issues in Golf & Mountain Resort Development,” 9th Annual Conference on Golf and Mountain Resort Development, Vail, CO 2002.
“From the Colorado River to the River Jordan; Transboundary Water Conflicts.” Keynote Address, Quantity and Quality Conference, National Energy, Environment Law & Policy Institute, Tulsa, OK, 2002.
“Water Right Considerations for Wetland Banks and Mitigation Sites,” CLE International’s Annual Conference Colorado on Wetland Banking, Denver, November 2001.
“Water and Wastewater Planning in Latin America,” Speech before the Inter American Bar Association Convention, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 20-26, 2001.
“Privatization of Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in the Americas,” Co-Author with Ramsey L. Kropf, American Bar Association International Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, Vol. 3 No. 4, May 2001.
“Water and Wastewater Resource and Infrastructure Master Planning, Financing and Conflicts,” International Project Finance, Transnational Publishers, Inc., N.Y., N.Y., (2000), Library of Congress ISBN 1-57105-139-2 (title) ISBN 1-57105-110-4 (series).
Multidisciplinary Practice, Moderator and conference sub-chair, International Practice Conference, Center for International Legal Studies and the American Bar Association Section on International Practice, Kitzbuhel, Austria 2001.
“Wetland Banks and Mitigation Sites: Water Right Issues,” CLE International, Denver, CO 2000.
“Water and Wastewater Resource and Infrastructure Master Planning and Financing,” Center for International Legal Studies and the American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice, Kitzbühel, Austria 2000.
“Creation of Wetland Banks: Permitting and Water Right Issues,” CLE International, Denver, CO 1999.
“A Practitioner’s Guide to Working with the Colorado State Engineer’s Office and the Colorado Water Conservation Board,” Annual Colorado Water Law Conference, CLE International, Denver, 1998.
“Federal and State Conflicts Respecting the Endangered Species Act,” Annual Oklahoma Water Law Conference, Tulsa, CLE International, Tulsa 1998.
“A Comparison of State Ground Water Laws,” Tulsa Law Journal, Vol. 30 No. 1, 1994.
“Federal Involvement: The Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act and their Reauthorization,” CLE International, Oklahoma City, OK 1994.
“Water Wars: A Renewed Focus on Water Rights,” the Energy Law Journal and National Energy Law and Policy Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1994 speaker/co-author.
Lecturer and Co-Editor, “Water Law, Land Use and Hydrology,” Western Colorado Services, Snowmass Village, Colorado 1983.
Lecturer and Contributing Editor, Western Water Law, Institute for Energy Development; Colorado Springs, Colorado 1982.
“Nuclear Power Plant Siting Analysis of Coastal and Estuarine Facilities: Risks and Regulations,” National Energy Law Policy Institute 1977.
Contributor: “Legal Aspects of Enhanced Oil Recovery,” Office of Technology and Assessment, U.S. Congress, Contract No. 732-1021 1977.
Selected Professional Experience