CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Erika M. Nash, an attorney from Jackson, Wyoming, has been elected Vice President of its organization.
The 2017/2018 Election of Officers was held according to Article II, Section 1 and Article VI of the Bylaws of the Wyoming State Bar. The results of the election were announced last week in Cheyenne, Wyoming, at the Bar’s Annual Business Meeting.
Nash succeeds Hon. Dawnessa A. Snyder of Rawlins, Wyoming, who was recently appointed to the Second Judicial District Court bench by Governor Matt Mead.
Nash received a B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from University of Wyoming in 2001, and then her J.D., with honors, in 2005 from the University of Wyoming College of Law. She is presently admitted to practice before the Wyoming State Bar, the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Wyoming, and the U.S. District Court of Wyoming. Nash joined the firm of Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP in September 2008 as an associate and in April 2012 became a partner in the firm. Nash focuses her practice in the areas of Real Estate and Civil Litigation, with an emphasis on Construction, Employment and Corporate Litigation, as well as matters involving Land Use, Business Law and Banking/Corporate Law. She works with buyers, sellers, realtors and title companies in a variety of roles in relation to real estate transactions throughout Wyoming, although principally within Teton County. She has worked on a broad range of land use issues, representing both individuals and governing entities, and has experience in myriad quiet title and property tax scenarios. Her litigation experience includes cases related to disputes arising in relation to employment, construction, land use and corporate governance.
In 2014, Nash completed her service as President of the Teton County Bar Association beginning in 2010, having previously served as Treasurer for three years. She is serving her second three-year term on the Wyoming State Bar’s Fee Arbitration Committee, and she was a Board Member and Vice President of the Wyoming State Bar Foundation. Nash is serving for the second time on the Wyoming State Bar’s Women’s Law Forum Committee, and she assisted in the establishment of the Teton County Access to Justice Center. In 2014, Nash was elected for a three-year term as a Wyoming State Bar Commissioner for the Ninth Judicial District. In August of 2017 Ms. Nash was honored to join the University of Wyoming College of Law’s Advisory Board. She is also a Board Member and the President of Jackson Hole Community Radio and volunteers weekly at this community radio station as a disc jockey. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors with her family.
In her capacity as Vice-President, Nash will serve as a member-at-large of the Board of Commissioners and a member of the Executive Committee.