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Natural Resources & Energy

Covers oil, gas, mining, public land law and provides its members with substantive legal information and gives them an opportunity to evaluate and influence legislative developments. This section holds CLE-accredited monthly luncheons in Denver, publishes a quarterly newsletter summarizing the luncheon talk for members throughout the state and presents program at the CBA's annual convention.


The 2015/2016 CBA Section Chair: Lauren Matthews  


CBA Staff Liaison: Andrea Mueller Arias,

 If you would like to join the Natural Resources & Energy Law Section, please e-mail The dues to join the NRELS are $20 per fiscal year.

Upcoming Section Events 2014-2015:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014: Monthly CLE Luncheon, Colorado's Fight Over Fracking- What Almost Was and What Might Be, Warwick Hotel

Tuesday, October 14, 2014: Monthly CLE Luncheon, The Global Scramble for Natural Resources , Warwick Hotel

Tuesday, November 11, 2014: Monthly CLE Luncheon, Subsurface Trespass and Pore Space Issues Associated with Horizontal Drilling in the Rockies, Warwick Hotel

Monday, December 8, 2014: Holiday Party and Ethics CLE at The Corner Office

Tuesday, January 13, 2015:  Monthly CLE Luncheon, Send Lawyers, Guns and Money: the COGCC's New $15,000 Fines, Warwick Hotel 

Tuesday, February 10, 2015:  Monthly CLE Luncheon, Topic TBD, CBA-CLE Large Classroom, 3rd floor

Tuesday, March 10, 2015:  Monthly CLE Luncheon, Topic and Location TBD

Tuesday, April 14, 2015:  Monthly CLE Luncheon, Topic TBD, CBA-CLE Large Classroom, 3rd floor

Tuesday, May 12, 2015:  Monthly CLE Luncheon, Topic and Location TBD

Tuesday, June 9, 2015: Monthly CLE Luncheon, Topic and Locations TBD