bradley n. kershaw

Bradley N. Kershaw

Colorado Attorney Registration #52386​

Legal Experience

  1. Law Clerk, Buchanan Sperling & Holleman PC, October 2017 – December 2018
  2. Judicial Intern, The Honorable John W. Madden IV, Second Judicial District – Denver County District Court, May 2017 – August 2017
  3. Legal Extern, Colorado Office of the Attorney General – Natural Resources & Environment Section, January 2017 – April 2017

Bradley’s law practice focuses on water law, water rights, public lands and related litigation and transactions.  Bradley has experience in Colorado Water Courts and represents both public and private clients in the acquisition, change, and protection of surface and groundwater rights, including augmentation plans and exchanges.  Bradley also represents clients with public land and real property matters including rights-of-way, easements, permitting and related matters.  Born and raised in northeast Oklahoma, Bradley’s passion for natural resources and water law and policy led him west to the University of Colorado Law School where he studied numerous natural resources law subjects and served as Lead Articles Editor for the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Review. 


​​Education and Bar Admissions

  1. Admitted to practice before the bar of the State of Colorado, November 2018
  2. Juris Doctor, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, May 2018
  3. Bachelor of Science, Political Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, May 2014


  1. ​​“Flames, Fixes, and the Road Forward: The Waste Prevention Rule and BLM Authority to Regulate Natural Gas Flaring and Venting” 29:1 Colo. Nat. Resources, Energy & Envt’l. L. Rev. 116 (2018)​

Honors and Memberships

  1. Order of the Coif, University of Colorado Law School
  2. Cum Laude, Oklahoma State University
  3. Highest Academic Performance in Water Resources Law, Spring 2017, University of Colorado Law School
  4. Schultz Wildcat Scholarship for commitment to natural resources, environmental and energy law, University of Colorado Law School
  5. Colorado Bar Association