Allison P. Altaras

Associate
Phone
303.575.7516
Email
aaltaras@ottenjohnson.com
Assistant
Karen Dunahay, 303.575.7586

Overview

Allison Altaras represents real estate, development, banking, and business clients in a wide range of legal matters, including purchase and sale transactions, title and survey, leasing, and land use and development approvals.  Allison also handles due diligence on water rights associated with land transactions and negotiations with public and private water entities over land development issues.

Prior to joining Otten Johnson, Allison practiced water and environmental law, representing municipal and industrial water users in the adjudication and protection of their water rights.  Allison also served as an appellate law clerk for Hon. Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. of the Colorado Supreme Court and interned with the Denver Board of Water Commissioners, the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division, and the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute.

Allison currently serves on the firm's PR/Marketing Committee and Associate Development Committee.

Practice Areas

Industries Served

Publications

  • Professional Advisory Board Member, University of Denver Water Law Review (2015-Present)
  • Volume 16 Editor-in-Chief, University of Denver Water Law Review (2012-2013)
  • Volume 15 Court Reports Editor, University of Denver Water Law Review (2011-2012)
  • Contributing Author, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Model Sustainable Community Development Code (2010-2012)
  • Contributing Author, triplepundit.com (2010-2011)

Awards & Involvement

  • ABA Conference Planning Committee - Water Law Section (2016)
  • Colorado Legal Aid Foundation - Associates Advisory Board Member (2014-Present)
  • Denver Legal Nights Volunteer

Jurisdiction

  • State of Colorado
  • Colorado Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2013)
  • B.S., Tulane University (2007)