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Jay Tutchton

Director, Environmental Law Clinic

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Jay Tutchton graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1986. He attended UCLA Law School, where he graduated in 1990, Order of the Coif. From 1990–91, Tutchton served as a law clerk to the Hon. William D. Keller, United States District Court for the Central District of California, joining the law firm of Arnold & Porter in 1991. Shortly thereafter he served as an attorney with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in Boulder, Colo., which led to a teaching stint in the NWF’s environmental law clinic at the University of Colorado Law School. All told, Tutchton has practiced public interest environmental law and taught in clinics focusing on public interest environmental law since 1992.