As an environmental journalist-turned-lawyer, Kendra Hartmann understands the power of language and communication in advancing complex water law projects. She brings more than three years of law firm experience focused on environmental review of projects impacting land use, hydrology, endangered species, air quality, hazardous substances, and other issues covered by state and federal law, including the California Environmental Quality Act.
Prior to practicing natural resources law, Kendra served as a law clerk, first for the Honorable Gregory Lammons at Colorado’s 8th Judicial District Court and then as Court Counsel for the Supreme Court of Palau, where she worked with both trial and appellate justices in various stages of civil and criminal trials and appeals.
She is a six-time recipient of first-place awards in newspaper and magazine categories from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Chapter, including for environmental news reporting. In law school, Kendra was a staff writer and editor-in-chief for Colorado Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review.
In her free time, Kendra enjoys hiking, running, skiing, spending time in nature, and catering to her dog, Beefy. She has completed three full marathons and four half marathons.