Autumn Bernhardt, JD



Fields of Expertise

History, Policy

Areas of Interest

Environmental and social justice


Autumn Bernhardt is an Indian and environmental law attorney. Professor Bernhardt’s writing has appeared in The Moon Magazine, the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality, Red Ink, Red Rising Magazine, and the anthology Blood, Water, Wind, and Stone, among other publications. In addition to her academic work, Professor Bernhardt has been involved in sacred land and water litigation on behalf of Colorado River Basin tribes concerning the San Francisco Peaks. She also served as lead counsel for the State of Colorado in U.S. Supreme Court litigation relating to an interstate water compact dispute. Professor Bernhardt holds a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School.