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Howard Kelley Holme

Howard Kelley Holme, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1972, United States District Court Colorado 1972, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.


Holme, Howard Kelley was born on May 5, 1945 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Peter Hagner Junior and Lena (Phillips) Holme.


Stanford University (Bachelor of Arts, with distinction and with honors in humanities, 1967). Yale University (Juris Doctor, 1972).


Good Fund, Ltd.-1972 v. Church, 540 F. Supp. 519 (D.Colo.1982), rev'd, McKay v. United States, 703 F.2d 464, (10th Cir.1983); Planned Parenthood Federation of America v. Bowen, 687 F. Supp. 540 (D.Colo.1988). aff'd Planned Parenthood Federation of America v. Sullivan, 913 F. 2d 1492, (10th Cir.1990), cert. granted and judgment vacated by Sullivan v. Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 111 S.Ct 2252, (1991), remanded 940 F.2d 608 (10th Cir.1991); City and County of Denver v. Adolph Coors Company, 813 F. Supp. 1471 (D.Colo.1992); Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy Dist. v. Shelton Farms, 529 P.2d 1321 (Colo.1975); Kelly Ranch v. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy Dist., 550 P.2d 297 (Colo.1976); A-B Cattle Company v. United States, 589 P.2d 57 (Colo.1979); Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy Dist. v. Huston, 593 P.2d 1347 (1979), 197 Colo. 365; United States v. City and County of Denver, 656 P.2d1 (Colo.1982); State v. Southwestern Colorado Water Conservation Dist., 671 P.2d 1294 (Colo.1983); United States v. Orlyn Bell, et al., 724 P.2 631 (Colo.1986); United States v. Robert W. Jesse, et al., 744 P.2d 491 (Colo.1987); Matter of Prop. Initiative on Water Rights, 877 P.2d 321 (Colo.1994). Worked at Fairfield and Woods, P.C. (Denver, Colorado) specializing in General Civil Practice. Bankruptcy, Commercial Lending, Corporation, Economic Development, Employment, Environmental, Financial Institutions, Governmental, Intellectual Property, Labor, Litigation, Oil and Gas, Probate, Real Estate, Securities, Tax, Trust and Water Rights. Admitted to the bar, 1972, Colorado.

United States. Supreme Court. United States. Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth and Tenth Circuits. Editor, National Water Resources Regulation: Where is the Environmental Pendulum Now?, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994.

Author: "Obstacles to Interstate Transfers of Water: Many a Slip 'Twixt the Cup and the Lip," in Tradition, Innovation, and Conflict: Perspectives on Colorado Water Law, 1986. "The Arkansas River Winter Storage Program," in American Water Works Association 1989 Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 923-940; "Expert Witnesses and the Trial of Flooding and Water Quality Runoff Cases," in the American Water Resources Association's Proceedings on Urban Hydrology, pp.

319-326, 1991; "How Congress Should Act on Stormwater." in Stormwater related NPDES Related Monitoring Needs, Harry C. Tornor, Education, (Am. Society Civ. Engineering 1994). Co-Author, with Craig A. Umbaugh, "Abortion in Colorado: If Roe v.

Wade is Reversed," 20 Colorado Lawyer 807, 1991. Staff, University of Denver College of law, 1969-1971. Member: Denver and Colorado (Member, Supreme Court Committee on Bar Examinations, 1979-1989) Bar Associations.

Fairfield and Woods, P.C., founded in 1934, believes that the practice of law is a privilege, which its members endeavor to carry on with integrity, diligence, and courage. The firm is dedicated to providing effective legal counseling and representation to its clients in a wide variety of business and personal matters. The firm is proud to represent regional, national, and international businesses, financial institutions, governmental entities, and individuals.


Board directors national legal advisory committee Planned Parenthood Federation American, New York City. Active Colorado Supreme Court law committee, Denver. Member Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Denver Law Club, Colorado Yale Association (president 2002-2005), Association Yale Alumni (delegate 2002-2005, 07—), Cactus Club (president 2001-2005), Bulldogs in the Rockies (chair since 2005).


Married Barbara Lynn Shaw, June 16, 1968. Children: Timothy Peter, Lisa.