Recent News and Upcoming Events
Pence and MacMillan Named Business of the Month
Pence and MacMillan has been named the Business of the Month by the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance for the month of November. “The participation of Pence and MacMillan in the community and the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance is seen throughout the town, and the LCBA is thankful for the firm’s dedication to the community and economic development.” Read the full article
Pence and MacMillan Softball Team Completes Perfect Season
Pence and MacMillan’s Laramie Recreational Softball League team concludes its season with the most consistent record of all twelve competing teams. Senior Partner Greg Weisz reflects on the season saying, “I enjoyed inspiring the younger members of the team with my hitting prowess. It is all about bat speed” as he prides himself on his 1-for-35 batting record this season. See the Scorecard
Devon O’Connell Completes Advanced Harvard Training
Devon applied and was accepted to the Advanced Mediation Training at Harvard Law School. Through the Harvard Negotiation Institute, she successfully completed the Advanced Mediation Workshop: Mediating Complex Disputes. She spent a week at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts with fellow participants from across the globe. Read about the program
On-demand lawyering is our future: What will it look like?
Interesting read from Avvo’s Dan Lear. Join Dan at this year’s Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference for “The Online Legal Consumer Revolution in 10 Stats” followed by a panel discussion on legal marketing with Wyoming’s own Devon O’Connell, Matt Kaufman and Douglas Wade Bailey. Read the full article
Pro Bono Client Highlights Importance of Access to Justice
Check out this new video from the Wyoming Access to Justice Commission Watch it here
Devon O’Connell is listed as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys
Partner Devon P. O’Connell is listed as one of the top 100 family law attorneys in America Read the full article
Pence and MacMillan Now Offers Mediation Services
Retired Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell and Partner Devon P. O’Connell are trained, seasoned, and ready to mediate any conflict. Read the full article
Pence and MacMillan Nominated for 2016 Small Business of the Year
The Laramie Chamber Business Alliance nominates Pence and MacMillan for 2016 Small Business of the Year Award Read the full article
Megan Goetz Nominated by Governor Mead for Wyoming Business Council
Partner Megan Goetz is nominated by Governor Matthew Mead to become the Secretary of Treasury for the Wyoming Business Council Read the full article
Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell Joins Pence and MacMillan
Retired Albany County District Court Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell joins Pence and MacMillan Read the full article
Pence and MacMillan opens office in Lander, WY
Pence and MacMillan opens a new office located:
309 A Main St.
Lander, WY 82520
Greg Weisz Receives Castle Award from Laramie Chamber Business Alliance
Partner Greg Weisz is presented the Castle Award at the Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet Read the full article
Megan Overmann Goetz makes Laramie Young Professionals’ 20 Under 40 List
Partner Megan Overmann Goetz is selected for Laramie Young Professionals 20 Under 40 List. Read the full article
Historic Downtown Sheridan is thriving, New owners preserve history
Partner Greg Von Krosigk determined to preserve the grandeur of the past while meeting today’s building standards. Read the full article
Law firm grows into Cheyenne on 70th anniversary
Officials from Laramie-headquartered Pence and MacMillan say they are in the process of opening up a new Cheyenne office as they “associate with” Cheyenne-based Freudenthal & Bonds, with which they will share a building. Read the full article
Greg Von Krosigk builds offices in Sheridan
Greg Von Krosigk, partner at Pence and MacMillan, building mixed-use building in Sheridan, Wyoming. Read the full article
Pence and MacMillan cleans up Laramie
Pence and MacMillan attorneys participated in the City of Laramie’s Community Clean Up Day last Saturday, April 23rd.
Wyoming State Bar Law Day
For Law Day, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of perhaps the nation’s best-known U.S. Supreme Court case, Miranda v. Arizona. The 2016 Law Day theme — Miranda: More than Words — will explore the procedural protections afforded to all of us by the U.S. Constitution, how these rights are safeguarded by the courts, and why the preservation of these principles is essential to our liberty. Devon O’Connell prepared a public service announcement about the importance of this case and to encourage Wyoming citizens to commemorate our national ideals of liberty, justice and equality under the law. Listen to the audio below:
Association with Freudenthal & Bonds, P.C.
We are proud to announce that Pence and MacMillan LLC has associated with Freudenthal & Bonds, P.C., of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Pence and MacMillan LLC and Freudenthal & Bonds, P.C. will work together on an of counsel basis in the continued practice of law. This relationship will serve the best interests of clients of both firms, and allow ready sharing of legal skill, training and experience to enhance the practice of both firms. Moreover, this professional business association will further promote each firm’s ability to provide services to clients on a statewide basis.
Jodi Shea serves on Laramie Main Street Alliance Board
Jodi Shea has been appointed president of the Laramie Main Street Alliance Board, an organization that strives to preserve historic downtown Laramie while enhancing its economic and social vitality.
The Wyoming Business Council voted to approve all five of its Business Ready Community Grants today/Thursday. Among them is a 5.4 million dollar grant to fund construction of a new data and technology park in Laramie, headed by Laramie Economic Development Corporation’s Board Chair and member of Pence and MacMillan, Megan Goetz. Read the full article
Megan appointed to the Wyoming Business Council
The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors welcomed two new members and elected 2016-17 officers during Thursday’s quarterly meeting at the Lincoln Center in Torrington, including Megan Overmann Goetz of Pence and MacMillan. Read the full article
Dustin J. Richards contributed to the Wyoming Law Review: TORT LAW—Overruled! Wyoming’s Novel Interpretation of the Wrongful Death Act’s Personal Representative; In re Estate of Johnson, 231 P.3d 873 (Wyo. 2010). Read the full article
O’Connell Takes Top Seat of Wyoming State Bar
The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Devon O’Connell, an attorney from Laramie, Wyoming, has been elected President of its organization. Read the full article