Alison Gorsevski

Special Counsel

PHONE: (303) 776-9900
FAX: (303) 776-9100


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Alison Gorsevski


Alison focuses entirely on the practice of water law. She works with a variety of clients, ranging from governmental entities (towns, cities, counties, and special districts), ditch companies, developers, and individuals. Alison strives to seek out practical solutions to her clients’ water rights issues, while taking into account each client’s individualized short and long-term goals.


Water Law

Education & Experience

Alison received a bachelor of arts degree, with a double major in International Economics and Management, and Geography from Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, Minnesota) in 2003. She earned her law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2008.

Alison has practiced exclusively in the area of water law since 2013, and during that time, has had the opportunity to assist her clients understanding, protecting, securing, developing, and maximizing their use of their valuable water assets.

Representative matters

Alison has successfully assisted her clients with water court, well permitting, water sufficiency reviews for land use approvals, protecting and obtaining easements, water supply planning, water rights acquisitions, water rights review for estate planning purposes, and water systems operating agreements.

She has experience practicing in Water Divisions 1, 2, and 5, and before the Colorado Ground Water Commission. In water court, she has represented both applicants and opposers and has helped her clients to file, prosecute, and decree new conditional water rights, determinations of Denver Basin water rights, changes of water rights, complex augmentation and replacement plans, and diligence applications.

Organizations and Community Involvement

Alison is a board member of the Louisville Public Library Foundation.

She was appointed to and previously served on the City of Louisville’s Open Space Advisory Board and the Board of Adjustment.

Alison was also a Peace Corps volunteer (2003 – 2005) in the Republic of Macedonia, where she assisted a non-profit environmental organization with organizational development and compliance with grant reporting requirements.


Alison lives in Louisville with her husband and three sons. She enjoys running, gardening and traveling.