Simpson Receives Wyoming State Bar President’s Award

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that former Senator Alan K. Simpson is this year’s recipient of the President’s Award. The award was presented at this year’s Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference, which took place last week at Snow King Resort in Jackson.

The award is reserved for a person or organization that has special meaning to the President of the Wyoming State Bar. This year’s President, Bradley D. Bonner of Cody, recognized Simpson for nearly six decades as a member of the Wyoming State Bar, his extraordinary public service to Wyoming and the United States and his lifetime of personal friendship and mentorship.

Simpson is a partner in the law firm of Simpson, Kepler & Edwards, the Cody, Wyoming, division of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. He was Assistant Republican Leader of the U.S. Senate under Bob Dole; Chairman Emeritus of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West; member of the Commission on Presidential Debates; member of the American Battle Monuments Commission which built the WWII Memorial. Simpson taught at Harvard University and the University of Wyoming. And he served as a member of the Iraq Study Group.

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