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Kylie Crandall


1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Kylie guides clients in all aspects of water rights and real estate matters, including acquisition, financing, water and land use planning, development, leasing, managing, and operating.

Her client base includes a wide range of individuals and industries – from developers, municipalities, other governmental entities, lenders, natural resource, and energy companies to small business owners and farming and ranching families. Kylie guides clients through water court litigation and related administrative proceedings, and assists in water quality and related environmental review and compliance. In addition to her water and real estate practice, Kylie has experience developing solutions to the diverse business concerns of her various clients, including corporate organization and governance issues.


  • Acquisition of water and real property
  • Financing of water acquisitions and real property acquisitions and development
  • Leasing – water and real property
  • Water and land use planning, development, leasing, managing, and operating
  • Assisting municipalities and developers with land use matters
  • Seeking new water rights, changing existing water rights, and planning and seeking augmentation plans
  • Water court litigation and related administrative proceedings
  • Assists in water quality and related environmental review and compliance
  • Corporate organization and governance matters

Client Results

  • Acted as U.S. water rights counsel for an international water investment company in the acquisition, development, and disposition of water rights assets and associated real property interests.

  • Guided municipal and quasi-municipal water providers with long-term water supply planning and development.

  • Water rights counsel for Colorado municipality seeking to secure significant recreational in-channel diversion water rights to enhance its recreational opportunities, which involves advising the client on many related issues including rights-of-way, municipal issues, complex Colorado interstate compact issues, and multi-state issues.

  • Represented clients developing natural gas, solar and wind powered electrical generation projects in the development, implementation, and permitting of project water supplies.

  • Guided a client with the purchase of a large, historic ranch in Garfield County, Colorado, including implementation of new land use plan and significant restructuring of historic irrigation water rights.

  • Borrower’s counsel in significant public/private project in the central business district in Boulder, Colorado.


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Water Section, Secretary
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Member

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