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Attorney Megan Goetz Named 2019 Wyoming Woman of Influence in Law

Megan Overmann Goetz of Pence and MacMillan LLC was named the 2019 Wyoming Woman of Influence in the field of Law during the 7th Annual Women’s Expo and Women of Influence reception in Casper. The award recognizes the professional contributions of Wyoming women in the law profession. Read more about her here

Attorney Rebecca Lewis Finishes Bike Tour Through Madagascar

Rebecca Lewis, attorney with Pence and MacMillan, recently finished a road bike tour through Madagascar covering 1,700 miles and 150,000 feet in elevation gain. The trip averaged 65 miles a day over 28 riding days/stages, with 10 days of rest. Read more about it here

#RowanStrong!

Last week, Rowan was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer.  Although the road may be long, our entire P&M team is behind Rowan, Jodi, Alec and their family as Rowan kicks the heck out of cancer! Read more about him here

Pence and MacMillan LLC Attorney Represents, and Rocks, Laramie Jubilee Days

Dustin Richards is part of Laramie Jubilee Days not only as its Legal Counsel and an Ex-Officio Board Member, but also as a musician playing bass guitar with two different bands that will perform during the event. Read more about him here

Pence and MacMillan Enjoys Their Annual Firm/Family Camping Trip

June 28, 2019: Pence and MacMillan gathered with their families for their annual camping trip at Pole Mountain.

Attorney Credits Yoga Practice as Key to Life Balance

Devon O’Connell (JD, RYT 500) is a lawyer and yoga teacher. Devon is devoted to the linking of breath and movement to build personal grit, resilience, and self-awareness. Read more about her here

Veterans Reflect on Memorial Day’s Impact, Legacy

Al Walsh of Pence and MacMillan LLC was featured in the Memorial Day issue of the Laramie Boomerang for his military service in the United States Army, and how it shaped him and the community of Laramie. Read more about him here

In Celebration of Mothers

Pence and MacMillan LLC is committed to building a culture that supports and encourages the critical balance between family and work. We believe our Firm should be an extension of family. Kids should be at the office. Employees should take time to go to soccer practice, the school presentation, etc. Read more about Pence and Mac moms here

Goetz Attends NCBE Annual Bar Admissions Conference

Megan Goetz, attorney with Pence and MacMillan LLC, attended the Annual Bar Admissions Conference hosted by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). Read more about it here

Shea & Richards Enhance Pence and MacMillan’s Ability to Provide Municipal Bond Law Services to Wyoming Public Entities

Jodi Shea and Dustin Richards, both attorneys with Pence and MacMillan LLC, recently attended the National Association of Bond Lawyers 2019 Conference in Chicago, IL. Read more about it here

Small Business & Community Connections Give Attorneys Up-Close Insight

Four Wyoming businesses have given Pence and MacMillan attorneys a unique, personal perspective on challenges small businesses face, and what it means to be an advocate of community. Read more about them here

O’Connell Presents at Western State Regional Summit

Devon O’Connell of Pence and MacMillan LLC was a presenter at the 5th Annual Western State Regional Summit in Steamboat Springs, CO. Read more about it here

Goetz Named Chair of the Wyoming Board of Law Examiners

Megan Overmann Goetz of Pence and MacMillan LLC was named Chair of the Wyoming Board of Law Examiners. Read more about it here

Wyoming State Bar Provides Tools for Family Law Cases; O’Connell Contributing Writer

Devon O’Connell of Pence and MacMillan LLC is a contributing writer for the Wyoming State Bar’s Family Law Blog, a source for Wyoming lawyers to learn about a variety of issues surrounding Family Law. Read more about it here

Goetz of Pence and MacMillan LLC Named Co-Chair of the Wyoming Business Council with Governor Gordon

Megan Overmann Goetz of Pence and MacMillan LLC was nominated and appointed as co-chair of the Wyoming Business Council with Governor Mark Gordon at the start of today’s Board of Directors meeting in Casper, WY. Read about it here

Mediation Services Provide In-House Peacemakers

Pence and MacMillan is pleased to offer foremost mediation services from our skilled and seasoned mediators, Retired Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell and Devon O’Connell. Read about them here

 

Pence and MacMillan’s Criminal Defense Team is Passionate About the Work They Do, Helping People Move Forward

Clients need a voice and an advocate. Pence and MacMillan’s Criminal Defense Team not only has a stellar track record for representing their clients, but is compassionate toward the clients they serve. Read about them here

 

Pence and MacMillan Cheyenne Office: New Location, Fresh Faces, Exceptional Talent

Pence and MacMillan LLC has had a presence in the Cheyenne community since 2015. But in the fall of 2018, the Firm’s office purposefully relocated from North Cheyenne to the Downtown area. The move gave the Firm an advantage in location to federal and state courts, the state capital and Downtown businesses, and access to represent clients state-wide in a variety of matters. The office’s shift in prominence not only comes with proximity, but through new credentials and new talent. Read more here

 

Pence and MacMillan LLC Announces Dustin Richards’ Promotion to Junior Member of the Firm

Pence and MacMillan LLC is pleased to announce that Dustin J. Richards has been promoted in the Firm as Junior Member. Read about Dusty here

Pence and MacMillan LLC Announces New Attorney, Michael J. Peters

Pence and MacMillan LLC is proud to announce the addition of Michael J. Peters as attorney with the Firm. Read about Michael here

 

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Laramie Attorney Receives Wyoming State Bar’s Professionalism Award

The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Laramie attorney Rebecca (Becky) A. Lewis is this year’s recipient of its Gerald R. Mason Professionalism Award. Read more here

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Pence and MacMillan Announces New Attorney, Al Walsh

Pence and MacMillan law firm is proud to announce the addition of Al Walsh as attorney with the Firm. Read about Al here

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Pence and MacMillan Celebrates Mothers

Pence and MacMillan celebrates mothers on Mother’s Day and everyday. Read about our working moms here

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Pence and MacMillan Congratulates Al and Rebecca Walsh on Grand Opening of Basecamp, Welcomes Al to Pence and MacMillan Starting in September

Pence and MacMillan is excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of Basecamp with former intern and future attorney at Pence and MacMillan, Al Walsh. Read about Laramie’s Basecamp here

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Pence and MacMillan Pleased to Feature Staff; Grateful for Critical Contributions

Pence and MacMillan is pleased to feature the exceptional staff from three of its office locations in Laramie, Cheyenne, and Sheridan, and recognize the talent they contribute to the firm Learn more about the staff here

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Greg Weisz Wins Grand Prize at Laramie Valley Trout Unlimited Fly Fishing Film Tour Raffle

Greg Weisz wins grand prize Scott Radian Sage fly reel and RIO fly line See how excited he is here

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Cole Sherard, Representative of Laramie Valley Trout Unlimited, Encourages Participation in Fly Fishing Film Tour at Gryphon Theater

“I know the tour is centered around fly fishing,” says Sherard, “but it’s so much more than that. It’s really a celebration of the outdoors more than anything.” Get tickets or learn more about the film tour

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Pence and MacMillan Announces New Member, Cole Sherard

Pence and MacMillan law firm is proud to announce that Cole N. Sherard has been promoted to Member with the Firm. Read more here

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Megan Goetz  of Pence and MacMillan Receives 2017 Business Person of the Year Award

Megan Goetz of Pence and MacMillan law firm was awarded the 2017 Business Person of the Year Award by the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance (LCBA). Read more here

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Pence and MacMillan Nominated for Two LCBA Awards

Pence and MacMillan has been nominated for the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance’s 2017 Small Business of the Year. Attorney Megan Goetz of Pence and MacMillan has also been nominated for 2017 Person of the Year. Read more here

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Cole Sherard Weighs in on Wyoming’s 3 oz. Legal Limit for Marijuana Edibles

NPR interviews Pence and MacMillan’s Cole Sherard for his stance on regulating marijuana edibles in Wyoming.  Read or listen here

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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

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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 Member 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

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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

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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

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Devon O’Connell is listed as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys

Member Devon P. O’Connell is listed as one of the top 100 family law attorneys in America  Read the full article

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Pence and MacMillan Now Offers Mediation Services

Retired Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell and Member Devon P. O’Connell are trained, seasoned, and ready to mediate any conflict.  Read the full article

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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

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Megan Goetz Nominated by Governor Mead for Wyoming Business Council

Member Megan Goetz is nominated by Governor Matthew Mead to become the Secretary of Treasury for the Wyoming Business Council  Read the full article

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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

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Pence and MacMillan opens office in Lander, WY

Pence and MacMillan opens a new office located:

309 A Main St.
Lander, WY 82520

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Greg Weisz Receives Castle Award from Laramie Chamber Business Alliance

Member Greg Weisz is presented the Castle Award at the Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet  Read the full article

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 Megan Overmann Goetz makes Laramie Young Professionals’ 20 Under 40 List

Member Megan Overmann Goetz is selected for Laramie Young Professionals 20 Under 40 List. Read the full article

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Historic Downtown Sheridan is thriving, New owners preserve history

Member Greg Von Krosigk determined to preserve the grandeur of the past while meeting today’s building standards. Read the full article

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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

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Greg Von Krosigk builds offices in Sheridan

Greg Von Krosigk, member at Pence and MacMillan, building mixed-use building in Sheridan, Wyoming. Read the full article

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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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Wyoming Business Council gives Laramie a record grant

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

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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

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Dustin J. Richards published in Wyoming Law Review

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

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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