- Colorado Bar Association
- Water Law Section
- Taxation Law Section
- Denver Bar Association
- Young Lawyers Division
Dean C. Hirt
Dean C. Hirt practices water rights, water quality, environmental and tax law. As a fourth generation Colorado native, he understands how rights to water and natural resources are affected by challenging policy considerations.
Prior to joining the firm, Dean served as law clerk to The Honorable Chief Judge James Hartmann of the 19th Judicial District Court and Division 1 Water Court. He also served as law clerk for the alternate Division 1 Water Court and Civil judge, The Honorable Dinsmore Tuttle. During his clerkship, Dean was exposed to over two hundred criminal, civil litigation and water cases gaining valuable research, writing and trial experience.
While in law school, Dean was the comment editor for the Wyoming Law Review, received a Master’s degree in Environment and Natural Resources, the Excellence in Advocacy Award and took first place in the trial advocacy competition. After completing law school, Dean received an advanced tax law degree from the New York University School of Law. While at NYU, Dean focused on building a diverse tax background and gained in-depth knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code.