Wyoming Attorney Elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners

Darin B. Scheer of Farson, Wyoming, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). NCBE develops the licensing tests used by most states, including Wyoming, for admission to the bar. NCBE also conducts background investigations of applicants for admission to the bar and provides educational programming and other services to bar admission authorities.

Scheer is employed as Senior Counsel at Crowley Fleck PLLP, a Montana-based firm with offices throughout Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota. He has served on the Wyoming Board of Law Examiners since 2014, and was appointed Chair of that board in January 2017. He previously served on NCBE’s Multistate Essay Examination/Multistate Performance Test Committee, and currently serves on NCBE’s Special Committee on the Uniform Bar Examination.

Scheer is a member of the commercial litigation, natural resources, and energy projects groups at Crowley Fleck. His practice focuses on natural resources-related litigation and transactions, including oil and gas, wind, and solar projects. His clients include a wide range of private and publicly traded companies throughout the United States, as well as a range of individuals throughout the Mountain West. Among other professional recognitions, Scheer holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubble, he was elected to the Order of the Barristers at the University of Washington School of Law, and he was Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Wyoming.

Scheer currently serves as the Wyoming State Bar Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, and is a Fellow with the American Bar Foundation. In his role with the ABA, he has been active in his efforts to protect funding for the Legal Services Corporation, which provides funding for civil legal aid services for individuals within 125% of the federal poverty level. He is a member of the School Advisory Board in his local community of Farson, Wyoming, where he has also served as a volunteer firefighter for more than 10 years.

Scheer received his BS from the University of Wyoming with honors, and his JD from the University of Washington School of Law with honors. Following law school, he was a law clerk for Judge Richard Sanders of the Washington Supreme Court.

The National Conference of Bar Examiners, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1931. NCBE stakeholders and constituents include state Supreme Courts, state attorney licensing boards, attorneys, and law school deans. NCBE is governed by a national Board of Trustees consisting of judges, bar examiners, and bar admission administrators. Approximately 74,000 law school graduates sat for the bar exam in 2016. For more information, visit the NCBE website.

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