Dalton is a member of Butler Snow’s business department and practices within the Public Finance, Tax Incentives & Credit Markets group. ​

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Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2019

Civic Involvement

  • Denver Urban Debate League, Volunteer Judge
  • Northwestern Law Day of Service, Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Desi Park Trail
  • California State University Bakersfield Roadrunner Varsity Club

Education & Honors

  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2019
    • Order of the Coif, 2019
    • Reese Persuasive Writing Award for Best Brief in Lawyering Process II
    • Scholastic Excellence Award for Highest Grade in Lawyering Process II
    • Provost Scholarship
    • Michael and Charlene Gustafson Scholarship
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Fundamentals of Bond Law Seminar - Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    • Member, National Appellate Advocacy Team
    • Article Editor, University of Denver Water Law Review
  • California State University, Bakersfield, M.P.A., 2014
    • Outstanding Graduate
    • Capital One Academic All-American Second Team
    • PAC 12 Wrestling Scholar Athlete of the Year
    • Student Service Award for Outstanding Community Service
    • Wrestler and Team Captain
    • President, Western Athletic Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
    • President, California State University Bakersfield Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • California State University, Bakersfield, B.A., Political Science, 2012
    • Palmbach Political Science Award


  • Represents governmental entities and other transaction participations in public finance transactions and economic development matters.
  • ​Financings include general obligation bonds, user fee revenue bonds, excise tax revenue bonds, certificates of participation, lease transactions, tax increment financings and private activity bonds.
  • ​Clients include governmental entities such as municipalities, counties, special districts, school districts, transportation agencies, urban renewal authorities, and downtown development authorities as well as non-profit corporations and underwriters.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Author, “Rand Properties, LLC v. Filippini,” Denver Water L. Rev., November 9, 2017. 
  • Author, “EPA Findings Provide Roadmap for Meaningful Regulation,” Denver Water L. Rev., September 21, 2017.
  • Author, “The Other Black Gold,” Denver Water L. Review, March 23, 2017.
  • Author, “Rangen, Inc. v. Idaho Dep’t of Water Res.,” Denver Water L. Review, January 31, 2017.
  • Author, “Environmental New Federalism and Fracking; Lessons from the Colorado Experience,” California State University Bakersfield Walter Stiern Library, 2014.