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.
AB: Cornell University, 1990
JD: University of Wyoming, with honor, 1999
Order of the Coif
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.
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
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)