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Brandon joined the Budd-Falen Law Offices in 2000 and maintains an extensive civil practice focused on natural resources, water and public lands law, environmental litigation, federal livestock grazing, land-use and property rights. He also frequently represents landowners with respect to matters involving traditional uses of federal public lands, including livestock grazing and rights of access, and the negotiation of customary uses of private land, such as surface use agreements, rights-of-way, easements, oil and gas leases, and private land leases for the development of wind energy. Brandon has over seventeen years of experience representing clients in administrative matters before the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and in numerous state and federal courts throughout the West. Over the years, Brandon has successfully represented clients in all types of environmental and natural resource matters.
In May, 2017, Brandon successfully defended a family-owned, egg-laying poultry farm from a neighbor’s claims of pollution and trespass in Delta, Colorado. After three weeks of testimony, the jury returned a favorable verdict and fully exonerated Brandon’s client.
Brandon received his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Brandon received his Juris Doctor and Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. Brandon has been licensed to practice law in the states of Colorado and Wyoming since 2000, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and various federal courts of appeals.
Brandon lives in Wellington, Colorado with his daughter Samantha. Brandon is an avid outdoorsman and spends much of his free time traveling, exploring, hiking, fishing, hunting and wildlife photography.
U.S. District Court for Colorado
U.S. District Court for Wyoming
U.S. District Court for District of Columbia
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
8th Circuit Court of Appeals
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
10th Circuit Court of Appeals
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Supreme Court