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John A. Coppede 
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Partner
phone (307) 634-1525
fax (307) 638-7335

Mr. Coppede began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan B. Johnson, United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. He is a partner with Hickey & Evans where he has an active practice which focuses on representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including commercial contracts, business torts, administrative proceedings, employment law disputes, civil rights issues, insurance coverage disputes and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy matters and adversary proceedings. He practices in all state and federal courts in Wyoming and Colorado, and various state agencies including the Wyoming Environmental Quality Counsel, the Wyoming Board of Equalization and the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings.

Year Joined Organization:
2005
Areas of Practice:
Insurance Defense
Environmental Law
Tort Law
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Creditor's Rights
Bankruptcy
Contracts
Workers Compensation Defense
Appeals
Litigation Percentage:
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Wyoming, 1987
Colorado, 1989
U.S. District Court District of Wyoming, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1994
Education:
University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming, 1987
J.D.


State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 1997
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
Major:  Philosophy
Major:  History


Published Works:
The Clean Air Act: Eco. & Tech. Feasibility in Setting Standards Under 112, 22 Land & Water Law Rev. 397, Spring, 1987


Wyoming Upholds a Resident Laborer Preference Statute, 21 Land & Water Law Rev 219, Fall, 1986


Honors and Awards:
Am. Jur. Award, Civil Procedure, 1985


Am. Jur. Award, Commercial Paper, 1986


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Wyoming State Bar
Member


Laramie County Bar Association
Member


Past Employment Positions:
Sundahl, Powers, Kapp & Martin, Associate, 1991 - 1999


Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons, Special Counsel, 1999 - 2005


Languages:
Spanish
Office Location

1800 Carey Ave Suite 700
Cheyenne, WY 82001
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P.O. Drawer 467
Cheyenne, WY 82003
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Tel 307-634-1525
Fax 307-638-7335
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