David C. Smith

David graduated with honor from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1999, ranked first in his class. During law school David was a member of the editorial board of the Wyoming Land and Water Law Review and served as Comment Editor from 1998-1999. After graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk to William F. Downs, Chief United States District Judge in Casper, Wyoming from 1999-2000. David joined Lonabaugh and Riggs, LLP as an associate in 2000 and became a partner in 2006. 

David practices primarily in the areas of trust and estate planning, probate and trust administration, real estate and commercial transactions, business formation and planning, and construction law. 

 

Education

    AB: Cornell University, 1990

    JD: University of Wyoming, with honor, 1999

    Order of the Coif 

 

Current Membership

    Wyoming State Bar, admitted 1999

    Colorado State Bar, admitted 1999

    U.S. District Court - Wyoming, admitted 1999

    U.S. District Court - Colorado, admitted 1999

 Primary Areas of Practice

    Trust and estate planning, probate and trust administration, real         estate and commercial transactions, business formation and               planning, and construction law. 

Civic Activities

    Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County, Trustee, 2012 to present

    Child Development Center, Region II, Director, 2008 to 2014

Other Legal Employment

    United States Magistrate Judge, Sheridan, Wyoming, 2009 to 2012

    Law Clerk, Hon. William F. Downes, Chief US District Judge,               District of Wyoming, 1999 to 2000

Publications

    Comment Editor, Land and Water Review, 1998-1999 

    "Forced Advertising: Free Speech or Not Even? Glickaman v.             Wileman Bros. & Elliot, Inc., 117 S. Ct. 2130 (1997)" 33 Land and       Water Review 779 (1999)

Physical: 50 E. Loucks, Suite 110

Mailing: Drawer 5059

Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone: (307) 672-7444

Fax: (307) 672-2230

Lawyers@lonabaugh.com

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