Attorney Bio

Tribal Law. Tribal Solutions.



Louisville, CO
P: 303.673.9600
F: 303-673-9155

Ms. Bourne joined the firm in 2016.

Chloe Bourne joined the firm as an associate in 2016. Ms. Bourne graduated in the top ten percent of her class with Royal Order of the Coif honors. Ms. Bourne worked as a Law Clerk at the Firm while in law school starting in May 2015. Throughout law school, Ms. Bourne focused her studies on Federal Indian law, natural resources law, and environmental law. Ms. Bourne was the Editor in Chief of the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review. She also published a student note in the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review concerning a tribal jurisdictional issue. Ms. Bourne also served as a research assistant for Professor Charles Wilkinson assisting with research regarding tribal fishing, a research assistant for Kathryn Mutz researching tribal oil and gas codes, and as a research assistant for Julie Nania researching tribal reserved water rights.

Federal Indian Law; Tribal Government; Administrative Law; Natural Resources Law; Environmental Law; and Water Rights.


University of Colorado (J.D., 2016, Order of the Coif); Bates College (B.S., 2011, Cum Laude).

Law Clerk, Fredericks Peebles & Morgan (2015-2016); Research Assistant, Professor Charles Wilkinson (2015-2016), Student Attorney, Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic (2015); Judicial Intern, Judge Karolyn Moore of Boulder County Court (2015); Judicial Intern, Justice Gregory Hobbs of the Colorado Supreme Court (2014); Judicial Intern, Justice Allison Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court (2014).

Colorado Bar Association

LEGAL AUTHORSHIP: Chloe Bourne, Note, ″Environmental Jurisdiction in Indian Country: Why the EPA Should Change its Definition of Indian Agency Jurisdiction under the Safe Drinking Water Act″, 27 COLO. NAT. RES. ENERGY & ENVTL. L. 293 (2016); Thomas J. Wenzel, Chloe E. Bourne & Rebecca L. Clark, (18-Crown-6)-2,3,11,12-tetracarboxylic acid as a chiral NMR solvating agent for determining the enantiomeric purity and absolute configuration of β-amino acids, 20 TETRAHEDRON: ASYMMETRY 2052 (2009).

Editor-in-Chief, Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review (2015-2016); Liaison with Getches Wilkinson Center, Environmental Law Society at CU Law (2014-2015); Student Bar Association Representative, Native American Law Students Association (2013-2014); Student Attorney, Acequia Assistance Project (2014-2016).

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