Neville Takes Top Seat of Wyoming State Bar

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Kelly M. Neville, an attorney from Laramie, Wyoming, has been elected President of its organization.

The 2019/2020 Election of Officers was held according to the Bylaws of the Wyoming State Bar. The results of the election were announced last week in Jackson, Wyoming, at the Bar’s Annual Business Meeting.

Neville succeeds Weston T. Graham of Sheridan, Wyoming.

Kelly M. Neville serves as General Counsel, Senior Compliance Officer, and Risk Manager for Western States Bank, a community bank headquartered in Laramie, Wyoming, and serving southeast Wyoming, northern Colorado and western Nebraska. Formerly a partner with Brown & Hiser LLC, Neville is currently of counsel with the firm with a practice focusing on business and estate planning. She is admitted to practice in Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska.

Neville formerly served as President-Elect of the Bar as well as a Commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar, Chairman of the Wyoming State Bar Clients’ Security Fund Committee, President of the Young Lawyers Division of the Wyoming State Bar and President of the Albany County Bar Association. She is active with the Laramie Rotary Club where she serves as the World Community Service Chair coordinating international projects in Guatemala.

Neville graduated cum laude from Tulane Law School in New Orleans with a focus in international law and oil and gas. Before attending law school, she worked in the consulting division of Arthur Anderson and as a foreign affairs analyst for the United States Senate Budget Committee. She also worked with the U.S. Treasury foreign office in Moscow, Russia, to establish a Russian consumer sentiment index in the late 1990’s. Neville graduated with honors from New Mexico State University with a bachelors’ degrees in international business and Russian, and minors in international relations and Spanish. While at NMSU, she served as the student body president and was awarded the Truman Scholarship. Kelly grew up in Aztec, New Mexico.

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