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Amy Novak Huff

Position: Director
Term: January 2024 – January 2027
A smiling woman wearing a scarf and a vest in a winter setting with a river and snow in the background.

Amy Novak Huff was appointed by La Plata County in 2021. Amy owns and operates Colorado Water and Land, LLC, which is a law office located in Durango that specializes in matters related to water rights and real property. She also is the proud mom of two young men and serves as a director for the La Plata Open Space Conservancy.

Amy studied anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and obtained a juris doctorate degree from the University of Denver. Prior to practicing law, Amy taught social studies in both the Durango and Mancos high schools. She worked in the legal division of Denver Water while attending law school and was awarded a judicial clerkship with Honorable Judge Klein in Water Division No. 1 upon graduation. Amy had the privilege of practicing law at Carlson, Hammond and Paddock, LLC, before she returned to Durango in 2007.

Amy is inspired by the wonders of our natural environment and its diversity. She finds pleasure listening to birds, wind, rain, and music.

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