Jessica Jay '97

Biography

Jessica Jay is the founder and principal attorney of Conservation Law, P.C., a law firm devoted to ensuring the permanence of land conservation through sound transactions.  Ms. Jay represents easement holders and landowners to conserve working landscapes and environmentally significant properties in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West.  She engages easement holders, professionals, and landowners in educational workshops, and guides the next generation of land conservationists through her Land Conservation Law courses at the Vermont Law School and Denver University Law School.  Ms. Jay collaborates with the conservation community to develop easement enforcement mechanisms, defend conservation incentives, shape emerging conservation law, and discover new frontiers in land conservation.  Ms. Jay received her BA degree from Bowdoin College and her JD and MSEL degrees from Vermont Law School.