Richard H. Honaker

Richard H. Honaker: Attorney with Honaker Law Offices, LC
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  • 214 Winston Drive, P.O. Box 366, Rock Springs, WY 82902-0366
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Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Law Dragon. Author: chapter, "Wyoming Trial Handbook," 1995; articles, "Wyoming Lawyer," 2002-2009. Speaker at continuing legal education programs of American Board of Trial Advocates, Wyoming State Bar, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association. Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Western Wyoming Community College, 2005-2007. Vice-Chairman, Board of Professional Responsibility, 2004-2008. Assistant Attorney General, State of Wyoming, 1976-1979. Aide to Wyoming Governor Ed Herschler, 1978. Wyoming State Public Defender, 1979-1981. Commissioner, Wyoming State Bar, 1997-2000. Chairman, Select Committee to Review Disciplinary Functions, 2001-2002. Member: Wyoming House of Representatives, 1987-1993; Wyoming Supreme Court Permanent Rules Advisory Committee, Civil Division, 1988-2008; Federal Judicial Nominee, 2007.

American College of Trial Lawyers. Life Fellow: Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Wyoming State Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)
  • Products Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Oilfield Accidents
  • Mining Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
307-362-5800  Phone
307-362-5890  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Wyoming, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
2009, U.S. District Court, Central District of Utah; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1976, Wyoming and U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming; 2010, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2009, Utah; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
Wyoming State Bar (President, 2002-2003); Utah State Bar; Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1986); American Board of Trial Advocates (Member, National Board of Directors; Charter Member, Wyoming Chapter, 1990); Utah Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; Litigation Counsel of America.
Birth Information:
Laramie, Wyoming, March 10, 1951
Reported Cases:
State v. Selig, 635 P.2d 786 (Wyo. 1981); State Highway Dept. v. Dieringer, 708 P.2d 1 (Wyo. 1985); Jones v. Chevron, U.S.A., Inc., 718 P.2d 890 (Wyo. 1986); Summers v. State, 725 P.2d 1033 (Wyo. 1986); Wessel v. Mapco, Inc., 752 P.2d 1363 (Wyo. 1988); McLaughlin v. Michelin Tire Corp., 778 P.2d 59 (Wyo. 1989); Union Pacific Resources Company v. Dolenc, 86 P.3d 1287 (Wyo. 2004); Cantrell v. Sweetwater County School District No. 2, 133 P.3d 983 (Wyo. 2006).
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