Bryn Searns, JD

Bryn Searns, JD brings research, project management and implementation skills to the Greenway Team. She is also skilled at public process and working with community leaders to build consensus. As a licensed Colorado attorney she  brings legal skills to the team helpful in right-of-way acquisition and other matters where a lawyer’s specialized abilities are helpful. Bryn serves as a planning associate and for project support.
 
Greenway Team, Inc., Littleton, CO
Planning Associate/Assistant Project Manager
Provides services in public meeting facilitation, research, right-of-way acquisition and documents, report writing, project quality control, and project implementation support. Projects include: Wolf River Greenway, Memphis; TN, Arapahoe County Open Space Plan, Littleton, CO; City Ditch Trail, Littleton, CO; Centennial East/West Trail, Centennial, CO and others. 

Kenny Nachwalter, P.A., Miami, Florida
Law Clerk
Bryn worked in the antitrust division of a complex business litigation firm. She reviewed, analyzed, and summarized depositions. She helped attorneys prepare for litigation by conducting research, and by reviewing and categorizing documents. She prepared legal memorandum on federal antitrust issues.

Colorado State Parks, Littleton, Colorado
Grant Compliance Assistant
Bryn worked on grant administration and the allocation of statewide funding. She drafted contracts between Colorado State Parks and various federal, state, and local agencies. She drafted an amendment to a multi-year agreement between the State of Colorado and the United States Bureau of Land Management. Bryn also regularly researched state and federal statutes.

Academic Background
Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Miami School of Law

Senior Editor:  Psychology, Public Policy, and Law   Journal
2007 – 2008 Joint Program on Law, Public Policy, and Ethics Intern
2008 Academic Achievement Program – Writing Center Dean’s Fellow
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Colorado
Studies Abroad, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia

Planning, design and implementation of greenway, trail and open space projects