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Sullivan Green Seavy, LLC Attorneys at Law

Partners Barbara J.B. Green

After serving as Town Manager for Oak Creek and Yampa, Colorado, and Assistant City Manager for the City of Steamboat Springs, Barbara Green earned a J.D. degree from the University of Colorado law school in 1985. Since that time, she has been practicing environmental and land use law. She has represented clients in matters involving land use and development, oil and gas development, mining, water development, water quality, and low-level radioactive waste. Ms. Green has substantial experience in rulemaking, administrative proceedings, and litigation in state and federal district and appellate courts.

Ms. Green also serves as special counsel to county and municipal governments during complex land use permit application proceedings, and litigation involving challenges to local government authority. She has prepared numerous local government land use codes and environmental regulations, including the Model Colorado Land Use Code for Medium Size Counties. She is General Counsel to the Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact and General Counsel to Northwest Colorado Counsel of Governments. Sullivan Green Seavy also serves as Town Attorney to the Town of Silver Plume and the Town of Crested Butte.

Ms. Green is a member of the University of Denver Water Law Review Advisory Council, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Sonoran Institute. Ms. Green has served several terms on the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, and served on the first Governor's Task Force on state and local regulation of oil and gas development. Ms. Green has written and lectured extensively on land use and environmental issues. She is a contributing author to Colorado Land Planning and Development Law, a publication of APA Colorado. She is also a contributing author to Local Environmental Regulation in the Mountain West (March 8, 2016), Miller, Stephen R. and Green, Barbara J. B. and Thomas, Edward and Frank, J. Lawrence, available at SSRN: Ms. Green holds a B.A. from Northwestern University, an M.P.A. from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a M.H. from the University of Colorado at Denver. Ms. Green is certified by the Colorado Department of Local Affairs as a qualified ADR professional in the Intergovernmental Land Use Dispute Resolution Program.

Barbara J.B. Green
Phone: 303-355-4405