Nathan A Keever

Nathan A Keever

Partner since 2001
Joined Dufford Waldeck in 1996

Municipal LawNatural Resources
Trials / Appeals / Litigation
Water Law

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Attorney Profile

Admitted to Bar
  • 1994 Colorado
  • JD 1994 — University of Colorado
  • BA 1990 — California State University
Areas of Practice
  • Trials and Appeals
  • Oil, Gas, and Mining
  • Water Law
Martindale-Hubbell Rating — BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5.0
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Current Community and Association Involvement
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Mesa County Bar Association
Previous Community and Association Involvement
  • University of Colorado Law Review; served as Associate Editor
Selected Reported Cases
  • Clough v. Williams Production RMT Co., 2007 WL 416119, (Colo. App. 2007), certiorari denied. Obtained $4 million jury verdict in mineral rights royalty dispute. Client was paid $7 million, including costs and pre- and post-judgment interest after success on appeals.
  • Savage v. Williams Production RMT Co., 140 P.3d 67 (Colo. App. 2005), certiorari denied. Successful mineral rights royalty dispute.
  • Kinney v. Keith, 128 P.3d 297 (Colo. App. 2005), certiorari denied. Successful mineral rights dispute.
  • McKenzie v. Pope, 33 P.3d 1277 (Colo. App. 2001); 2003 WL 751338 (Colo. App. 2003), certiorari denied 2003 WL 21958373. Entered appearance post-trial; obtained reversal on appeal; successful judgment on remand was upheld.
  • SL Group, LLC v. Go West Industries, Inc., 42 P.3d 637 (Colo. 2002). Obtained remand to water court from Colorado Supreme Court; case settled.

About Nate Keever

Nate primarily assists farming and ranching families through effective negotiations of mineral leases, land use agreements, and water rights issues to ensure the ongoing and future value of their investments in their real property. Nate has proven extremely effective if an issue results in litigation.

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