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Don H. Sherwood, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Mining Law. Member of Parcel, Mauro, Hultin & Spaanstra, P.C.


Sherwood, Don Hugh was born on December 19, 1935 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Hugh Lucius and Alice May (Stoner) Sherwood.


Student, University Idaho, 1956. Student, University Minnesota, 1958. Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1960.

Juris Doctor cum laude, University Nebraska, 1961.


Worked at Parcel, Mauro, Hultin & Spaanstra, P.C. (Denver, Colorado) specializing in Mining Law. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Colorado. Order of the Coif; Order of St. Ives.

Editor in Chief, Nebraska Law Review, 1960-1961. Author: "Mining-Claim Recordation and Prospecting Under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976," 23 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute 1, 1977. "The Extralateral Right: A Last Hurrah?" 35 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute Ch.

12, 1989. Adjunct Professor of Natural Resources Law, 1964-1988, and First Natural Resources Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, 1987, University of Denver College of Law. Executive Director, 1965-1967, Trustee, 1968— and President, 1974-1975, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Chairman, Mineral Law Section, Colorado Bar Association, 1969-1970.

Member: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, 1955—. United States. Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Multiple-Use Advisory Board, 1968-1977 and National Public Lands Advisory Council, 1979-1981. Director, Colorado Mining Association, 1970-1982.


Member Colorado multiple-use advisory board United States Bureau Land Management, 1968-1977. Member national public lands advisory board United States Department Interior, 1979-1981. Member American Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1969-1970), Society Mining Metallurgical and Exploration Engineers of American Institute of Mining, Order of Coif, Theta Xi, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Denver Petroleum. Grand Lake Yacht (Colorado).


Married Connie Lou Knochenmuss, July 6, 1958. Children: Lansdon Hugh, Laurie Jean, Dan Jay, Ann Marie.