Debra J. Wendtland

Debra J. Wendtland: Attorney with Wendtland & Wendtland LLP


Debra Wendtland practices law in Sheridan Wyoming. She is a second generation native to Wyoming and was raised on a wheat farm in the southern part of the state where her family still farms. Raised in a very politically active family, Debra spent many of her formative years attending school in Virginia and spending summers on the farm in Wyoming. From 1981 to 1985, Debra attended Bethel College, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She graduated in 1985 with a double major in Political Science and Speech Communications. After graduation from Bethel, Debra went on to law school at the University of Wyoming College of Law. During the summer months of law school, Debra worked for the Honorable Daniel E. Lundgren, United States Representative from California and later clerked for the law firm of Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry & Wolfe in Tennessee. In law school, Debra was active in Trial Advocacy and the Land and Water Law Review. She graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1988. Upon graduation from law school, Debra practiced with the Salt Lake law firm of Ray, Quinney & Nebeker. Since 1990, Debra has practiced in Sheridan, Wyoming. In 2005, Tony and Debra started their new office, Wendtland and Wendtland, LLP. Debra's practice has evolved over time to include a significant number of adoption cases and related litigation.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Personal Injury
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Land Development
  • Corporate Law
  • Adoption Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Real Property
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
307.673.4696  Phone
307.673.4828  Fax
University Attended:
Bethel College, B.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
University of Wyoming, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming; 1988, Utah and U.S. District Court, District of Utah; 1990, Wyoming
Wyoming State Bar; Utah State Bar (inactive); American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (2015 - ).
Special Agencies:
Wyoming State Bar Board of Professional Responsibility (2017-); Northeastern Wyoming Community College Trustee (2016 - ); American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (2015-); Wyoming State Bar Board of Law Examiners (1999-2007).
Reported Cases:
EGW and AW v. First Federal Savings Bank, 2018 WY 25, 413 P.3d 106 (Wyo. 2018); In re Adoption of SSO, 2017 WY 142, 406 P.3d 723 (Wyo. 2017); Willey v. Willey, 2016 WY 116, 385 P.3d 290 (Wyo. 2016); Kibbee v. First Interstate Bank, et al, 2010 WY 143, 242 P.3d. 973 (Wyo. 2010); North Fork Citizens for Responsible Development et al v. Park County Bd. of County Commrs, 2008 WY 88, 189 P.3d 260 (Wyo. 2008); Darrar v. Bourke, 910 P.2d 572 (Wyo. 1996).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Sheridan, Wyoming

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