Davis & Cannon, LLP

  • Established in 1948
  • Firm Size 11
  • Specializing in Administrative Law, Agricultural, Business Planning, Commercial, Eminent Domain, Estate Planning, Litigation, Natural Resources, Personal Injury and Real Estate.
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About this firm

Founded in 1948, Davis & Cannon, LLP is a general practice law firm, serving clients throughout Wyoming and the Northern Rocky Mountains from its offices in Sheridan, Cheyenne, and Gillette. Henry A. Burgess, a descendant of a pioneer ranching family and the son of the judge from northern Wyoming, started our firm in Sheridan, Wyoming after attending Harvard and the University of Michigan Law School. Our firm began with a strong foundation in natural resources, representing land owners and diverse businesses throughout the state. We particularly value the longstanding personal relationships we develop with our clients in finding solutions to their legal problems. Our law firm emphasizes efficient and practical problem-solving approaches to the legal issues our clients face, and we take pride in being recognized as among the best Wyoming lawyers.

We know Wyoming. The firm's long commitment to maintaining two full-service offices in Sheridan and Cheyenne, 325 miles across Wyoming, and a satellite office in Gillette, illustrates how important we believe it is to provide our clients with effective advice and service anywhere in the state of Wyoming. Our Cheyenne office gives our clients excellent access to state government agencies and political issues that affect their interests. Our Sheridan office is located in north-central Wyoming; the location of perennial mineral development, ranching, water and business issues. Our lawyers enjoy representing Wyoming's people and businesses and regularly practice in all state courts and federal courts and before most state and federal agencies throughout Wyoming.

The attorneys at Davis & Cannon, LLP have made a long-term commitment to live and work in Wyoming. That is why we involve ourselves in our communities, devoting countless hours to volunteer service, making Wyoming a better place to live and raise our families.

Our lawyers deliver quality legal work and sound advice; we have expertise in litigation, appellate practice, business organization, taxation, employment law, real estate, estate planning, probate, natural resources, and environmental law. We strive for excellence and timely service, whether in drafting an estate plan for a local rancher, conducting complex litigation, or in negotiating agreements.

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Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts
  • Administrative Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Banking
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Education
  • Eminent Domain
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Water Law
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use.
  • Mediation
  • Water Rights
  • Land Use Permitting
  • Local Government Law
  • Public Sector Employment Law
  • Lobbying
  • Legislative Lobbying
  • Administrative Lobbying
  • Wrongful Death
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bus Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Development
  • Easements
  • Historic Conservation Easements
  • Foreclosures
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Local Taxation
  • State Taxation
  • Property Tax
  • Tax Audits
  • Ad Valorem Tax
  • Excise Tax
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Living Trusts
  • Contested Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Public Land Law
  • Securities Law
  • Mineral Law
  • Mineral Royalties
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Partnership Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Professional Licensing Regulation
  • Professional Licensing
  • Business Planning
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Arbitration
  • Mechanics Liens
  • OSHA
  • Surety Law
  • Surety Bonds
  • Oil and Gas Leasing
  • Oil and Gas Contracts
  • Coal Mining
  • Mineral Rights
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Severence Tax
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Employment Defense
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment at Will
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Hospital Privilege
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Bodily Injury
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Airbag Injury
  • Seat Belt Injury
  • Severe Burns
  • Electrical Injury

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Darci Phillips by a Attorney on 09/30/18 in Criminal Law

    Ms. Phillips is an outstanding attorney in every possible way. As a prosecuting attorney she was a zealous advocate for justice, with a tremendous work ethic, a sharp legal mind and high ethical standards. She is a formidable litigator. She trie... Read more

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    Ms. Phillips is an outstanding attorney in every possible way. As a prosecuting attorney she was a zealous advocate for justice, with a tremendous work ethic, a sharp legal mind and high ethical standards. She is a formidable litigator. She tried and won hard, important cases that many would never take on. And for those of us with whom she worked, she was an invaluable source of of counsel. We miss her greatly. I could not recommend anyone more highly. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Clint Andrew Langer by a Attorney on 09/19/18 in Real Estate

    I have done several real estate transactions and cases with Mr. Langer. He is top notch in every facet of law practice.

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  • Civil Trial Practice

  • Construction Law

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  • Labor and Employment Law

  • Natural Resources Law

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  • Personal Injury

  • Tax Law

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

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