Wyoming Supreme Court Suspends Five Attorneys

CHEYENNE–The Wyoming Supreme Court has suspended five lawyers from the practice of law in Wyoming for failing to comply with the Rules of the Wyoming Supreme Court for Continuing Legal Education.

Rule 4 of the Wyoming Supreme Court for Continuing Legal Education requires each active attorney to complete a minimum of 15 hours of continuing legal education, including two hours of legal ethics, in each calendar year. Rule 10(a) requires attorneys who have failed to comply with Rule 4 to pay a $300 delinquency fee by March 1st.

The following attorneys failed to satisfy both of these requirements for 2016:

• Don M. Empfield – Gillette, Wyoming
• Jacob A. Skog – Evanston, Wyoming

The following attorney has complied with Rule 4(a) by submitting the required number of hours; however, she failed to comply with Rule 10(a), which requires attorneys who have failed to comply with Rule 4 to pay a $300 delinquency fee by March 1st.

• Lois Kimberly Weiss – Wilson, Wyoming

The following attorneys have complied with Rule 10(a) by paying the $300 delinquency fee; however, they failed to comply with Rule 4(a) by submitting the required number of hours.

• Claudia S. Angelos – Cheyenne, Wyoming
• Ryan H. Heatherman – Ft. Collins, Colorado

Anyone wishing further information should contact the Wyoming State Bar at (307) 432-2102.