Ron Reynolds Presents on Water Law Principles at Real Property Law Section (RPLS) Conference

March 7-9, 2024

Scottsdale, az

Hilger Hammond Attorney Ron Reynolds was joined by Judy Dworkin, a Scottsdale-based attorney at Sacks Tierney PA with expertise on Arizona water law, to discuss and contrast Michigan and Arizona water law principles at the 2024 State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section Winter Conference (titled “Some Like it Hot!”).

Hilger Hammond Lawyer Ron Reynolds presenting with Phoenix based lawyer Judith Dworkin on water law principles at Arizona's 2024 Real Property Law Section Conference.

During their presentation they discussed rights attaching to both surface water and groundwater, as well as the impact and significance of multi-jurisdictional agreements contained in the Colorado River Compact and the Great Lakes Compact. Ron and Judy reviewed the evolvement of rights under Arizona’s Law of Prior Appropriation and Michigan’s Riparian Rights tradition.

Ron has substantial experience in handling water law related issues, including arguing an often-cited case before the Michigan Supreme Court. The State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section provides a hosts numerous legal education and professional development conferences and seminars throughout the year. Ron is a past Chair of the Section and the current Co-Chair of the Eminent Domain Committee, and has been a frequent speaker and contributor to the Section’s educational offerings.

Real Property Law Section Conference signage welcoming attendees to the "Some Like it Hot" presentation
A full room of Real Property Law Section Conference attendees meets to hear Ron Reynold's presentation on water law principles

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