Alyson K. Scott

Alyson K. Scott, joined Alperstein & Covell, P.C., as an associate in 2016, after practicing for more than 5 years with a Northern Colorado water law firm. Ms. Scott is an experienced legal advocate in complex, multi-party litigation and appeals and administrative, transactional, and corporate matters concerning water rights and related real property matters. She has experience representing a wide-array of clients throughout Colorado, including private agricultural, industrial, and commercial water users, mutual ditch companies, non-profit corporations, conservancy districts, municipalities, and lenders in the purchase and sale, change, determination, and adjudication of surface and groundwater rights and supplies and augmentation plans. While Ms. Scott’s approach to her practice is to achieve her clients’ goals through collaborative and amicable negotiated resolutions, she also has the requisite skills to bring cases to trial to achieve her clients’ goals.

Ms. Scott is an instructor with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and an Executive Council member of the Water Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. She is also a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Water Congress, and Rhone Brackett Inn of Court. In addition to these professional activities, she volunteers her time as a mentor for law students and newly admitted attorneys through the University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s Mentoring Program and the Colorado Supreme Court’s Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program.

Ms. Scott has co-authored or served as a contributing author on water law publications, including One Step Forward and Two Steps Back: The Prospects for Ditch-Wide Quantification and Alternative Transfer Methods published in the University of Denver’s Water Law Review and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education’s Citizen’s Guide to Interstate Compacts (1st ed.).

Ms. Scott received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law in 2008, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston in 2002.

In her free time, Ms. Scott enjoys gardening, skiing, yoga, hiking, camping, rafting, cooking, and live music.