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Water Rights Sales and Transfers

Don't drown in complex water law - get the tools to buy and sell the right way. Get solutions to the tough water law challenges developers face in Montana, from finding the water to handling the purchase agreement to transferring it to the site. Usable water is becoming more valuable by the day - make this reference set your first stop in getting the water you need to prevent a grinding halt in your project. Come to this seminar and get all the tools you need for securing water rights for your project, or making a sale that works for you. Stay on top of current water rights law developments and get the best advice the industry has to offer. Purchase these reference materials today to learn about local water rights issues from top local professionals. Benefits for You •Ensure your compliance - get a unique look at the inner workings of Montana water law •Discover hassle-free methods for changing or transferring rights •Stay ahead of the curve ... know just where the market is headed •Avoid mistakes by knowing exactly what qualifies as a historic use
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Agenda

Purchase of Water Rights
— Cindy E. Younkin
Due Diligence Before Filing a Change Application
  • Determining the Productivity of a Water Right
  • Measure Flows
  • Availability
Supreme Court Case 41D-1: Trout Unlimited vs. Beaverhead Water Co. Updates
Adjudication Issues to Consider When Purchasing a Water Right Claim
— Ryan K. Mattick
Now What? Amending Water Right Claims
DNRC Process
— Stephen R. Brown
New Legislation Changes and Updates
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
What Kind of Historic Use Has to Be Provided for a Change Application?
— Matthew Williams
Historic Consumptive Use
Timing of the Return?
Water Marketing: What's Working and What's Not
— Chris Corbin
  • Clearly Defined Water Rights
  • Physical Supply and Demand
  • Regulatory Structure
  • Transferability of Water Rights
  • Enforcement of Water Rights
  • Easy Flow of Information
  • Market Expertise
  • The Water Market
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Chris Corbin – Moderator

Lotic LLC

  • Founder Lotic LLC
  • Water rights marketing and management professional
  • 22 presentations on water marketing in 2010
  • Registered continuing education instructor
  • activelymovingwater.com listed as an Alltop water blog
  • M.B.A. degree, University of Montana; B.S. degree, water resource management, University of Montana
  • Can be contacted at 406-531-9156 or [email protected]

Stephen R. Brown

Garlington, Lohn & Robinson, PLLP

  • Partner with Garlington, Lohn & Robinson, PLLP
  • Practice focuses on environmental, natural resources, energy and land use law
  • Speaker at various environmental seminars and has wrote numerous articles
  • Teaches several natural resource courses as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Montana School of Law
  • Completed a two year term as chair of the SEER Water Quality and Wetlands Committee
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • J.D. degree, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College; B.S. degree, Whitworth College
  • Can be contacted at 406-523-2500 or [email protected]m

Ryan K. Mattick

Moore O'Connell & Refling PC

  • Attorney with Moore, O’Connell & Refling, P.C.
  • Practices in the areas of environmental, real estate, and natural resources with emphasis in water law practicing before the Water Court, Department of Natural Resources, and District Court
  • Presenter at conferences focusing on water rights
  • J.D. degree, with certificate in business law concentration, Willamette University; B.A. degree, with honors, University of Montana
  • Can be contacted at 406-587-5511 or [email protected]

Matthew Williams

Williams & Jent, PLLC

  • Attorney with Williams & Jent, PLLC
  • More than 25 years of experience in water and water rights in Montana and other western states
  • Presenter at numerous conferences that focus on water and water rights
  • B.A. degree, with high honors, University of Notre Dame; J.D. degree, University of Colorado

Cindy E. Younkin

Younkin Law, PLLC

  • Owner and founder of Younkin Law, PLLC
  • Practice focuses on real estate transactions and all things related to real property, including water rights, development, easements and agricultural issues, as well as estate planning
  • Appointed by Governor Marc Racicot to chair the Board of Environmental Review from 1995 to 1998
  • Elected and served three terms in the Montana House of Representatives from Bozeman, in the 1999, 2001 and 2003 sessions
  • Former vice chair of the House Natural Resources Committee for one session and chaired that committee for two sessions
  • J.D. degree, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon; B.S. degree in microbiology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
  • Can be contacted at 406-586-9060 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 387363
Published 2011
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