Close this search box.

Stephanie Neitzel, ESQ., P.E.

Of Counsel

Stephanie is Of Counsel to Balcomb & Green. Her practice focuses on water law.

Stephanie has Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida, and a Master of Science degree, Environmental Engineering and Science, from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland. She began her career working as a civil engineer in South Florida for the Florida Department of Transportation and then segued into private practice. She is a licensed professional engineer in both Florida and Colorado.

Stephanie earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver in 1994. For many years she was in private practice in the Denver metro area with a primary focus in water law, but also practicing in real estate and environmental law. She became Assistant City Attorney for the City of Aurora, Colorado, in 2015 representing the City’s water utility, responsible for matters related to the City’s water rights, water and sewer infrastructure, as well as negotiating and drafting of cooperative intergovernmental agreements. Stephanie joined Balcomb & Green in January 2023.


  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado (J.D.)

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (M.S.)

  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Colorado

Professional Engineer Licenses

  • State of Florida

  • State of Colorado

Honors & Activities

  • American Society of Civil Engineers

  • Australian Water Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Lecturer, University of Colorado, Engineering Aspects of Colorado Water Law


  • Environmental and Recreational Water Rights, Colorado Water Law Benchbook, 2017, Colorado Bar Association.

  • Water Law, Annual Survey of Colorado Law, Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Inc.

  • Water Quality Regulations for Unconventional Gas Production, United States and Australia Comparison, Australian Water Association, Ozwater 2015 International Water Conference.

Stephanie Neitzel, ESQ., P.E.

Seeking Legal Council? Our attorneys have substantial experience.