Whiting Elected to Wyoming State Bar Board of Commissioners

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that James T. Whiting, an attorney from Lander, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the Ninth Judicial District, which consists of Fremont, Sublette and Teton Counties. Whiting will serve a three-year term.

Whiting was born and raised in the Wind River Mountains and graduated from the University of Wyoming Law School in 2003.  He worked with Professor John M. Burman as a research assistant and then student director of the Legal Services Clinic at the University of Wyoming College of Law.  Whiting clerked for Judge Nancy Guthrie and Judge Norman Young in Jackson, Pinedale and Lander before working as a Deputy Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney.  For about the last 10 years he has worked for the state of Wyoming and taken on just about whatever else comes through his door on Main Street in Lander.

The 2017/2018 Election of Commissioners was held in accordance with the Bylaws of the Wyoming State Bar. Whiting succeeds Neal R. Stelting, who is an attorney from Pinedale.

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