Garfield & Hecht, P.C. has decades of experience representing local governments in Western Colorado. Our local government team includes four attorneys, three of whom each have over fifteen years’ experience in this area, as well as trial attorneys well versed in election and Colorado Open Meetings Law and Open Records Act litigation, all supported by a capable group of paralegals and legal assistants. The firm’s local government representation includes general counsel services as well as special counsel for water rights matters, prosecution services, and specific litigation. The firm serves as general counsel for the Town of New Castle, City of Delta, Town of De Beque, Mid Valley Metropolitan District, Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District, Snowmass-Wildcat Fire Protection District, Basalt Sanitation District, Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, and Rangely Rural Fire Protection District. The firm also serves as special counsel for water matters for the Town of Eagle, Town of Palisade, Town of Hayden, and City of Craig. Past clients also include the Town of Center and the Granby/Silvercreek Water & Wastewater Authority.
Garfield & Hecht, P.C. uses a team approach in representing local governments to allow for flexibility in attending board/council meetings and providing expertise in specific areas of local government representation. The firm is a member of the Colorado Municipal League, and members of the local government team attend the annual CML conferences. We have handled litigation for local governments in state district and appellate courts, including the Colorado Supreme Court. Garfield & Hecht, P.C. has the experience and resources to provide local governments with comprehensive representation.
For further information about the firm’s local government practice, please contact our Aspen office at 625 E. Hyman Ave, Suite 201 Aspen, CO 81611, Sarah Oszczakiewicz at 970-925-1936 and ; and in our Glenwood Springs office at 420 Seventh Street, Suite 100 Glenwood Spring, CO 81601, David McConaughy at 970-947-1936 and ; Nicole Garrimone-Campagna at 970-947-1936 and ; or Mary Elizabeth Geiger at 970-947-1936 and .