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CURTIS B. BUCHHAMMER: Born Scottsbluff, Nebraska, September 6, 1958. Admitted to Wyoming State Bar, 1984. Education: University of Wyoming (B.S., 1980; J.D., 1984). Pi Sigma Alpha. Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys, 1991. Co-author and lecturer: Evidence in Trial Practice, Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case, Premises Liability, Injuries in the Workplace. Annotated case: Bennett v. Pace, 731 P.2d 33 (Wyo. 1987), 86 ALR 4th 733. Member: Wyoming State Bar, Laramie County and American Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute (DRI); Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming (DLAW); Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA); and Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA).

LARRY B. KEHL: Born Cheyenne, Wyoming, November 5, 1959. Admitted to Wyoming State Bar, 1985. Admitted in Colorado, 1986. Education: University of Wyoming (B.S. with honors, 1982; J.D., with honors, 1985). Land and Water Review, 1983-84 and 1984-85. Student Director, Wyoming Legal Services, Laramie, Wyoming, 1984-1985. Law Clerk to District Court Judges, Seventh Judicial District, State of Wyoming, 1985-1986. Member: Wyoming State Bar; Laramie County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute (DRI); Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA); Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA); Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming (DLAW); Association of Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy; American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA); and Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA).

ZENITH S. WARD: Born Denver, Colorado, August 27, 1984. Admitted to Wyoming State Bar, 2009. Education: University of Colorado, B.S. 2006. University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D. 2009. Member: Wyoming State Bar, Laramie County Bar Association, and Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association.

TERRY L. ARMITAGE: Born Cheyenne, Wyoming November 15, 1952; admitted to bar, 1986, Wyoming. Admitted federal district court, District of Wyoming, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court. Education: University of Wyoming, (B.S. 1977 ; J.D. 1986). Member: Wyoming Bar Association, Laramie County Bar Association, American Bar Association. REPORTED CASES: Hopkinson v. Shillinger, 888 F.2d 1286 (10 Cir. 1989); Woodward v. City of Worland, th 977 F.2d 1392 (10th Cir. 1992); Ball v. Renner, 54 F.3d 664 (10th Cir. 1995); Beville v. Ednie, 74 F.3d 210 (10th Cir. 1996); V-1 Oil v. Means, 94 F.3d 1420 (10th Cir. 1996); Greene v. Barrett, 174 F.3d 1136 (10th Cir. 1999); Renaud v. Wyoming DFS, 203 F.3d 723 (10th Cir. 2000); Veile v. Martinson, 258 F.3d 1180 (10th Cir. 2001); Brockman v. Wyoming DFS, 342 F.3d 1159 (10th Cir. 2003); Szymanski v. Benton, 289 Fed. Appx. 315 (10th Cir. 2008) . PRACTICE AREAS: Insurance Defense Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Civil Rights, Employment law, Criminal Law, Construction law, Law Enforcement liability. Email:


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REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Albertsons, Inc. (self-insurers); California Casualty Company; Canal Insurance Company, National Indemnity Co.; Carolina Casualty Insurance Co.; City Market, Inc., (self insurers); Consolidated Freightways (self insurers); Continental Insurance Co.; Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. (self-insurers); Crane Carrier Company (self insurers); E. I. DuPont & Company; Essex Insurance Company; Federated Rural Electric Insurance Company; Great West Casualty Company; Guaranty National Insurance Company; Gulf Stream Coach; Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (I.C.B.C.); Insurance Company of North America; Integral Insurance Co.; K-mart Corp. (self-insurers); Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.; Mesa Airlines (self-insurers); National Indemnity Company; North American Van Lines; Progressive Insurance Company; Protective Insurance Co.; Schneider National Carriers, Inc. (self-insurers); South Cheyenne Water and Sewer District; State of Wyoming; The Home Insurance Co.; The Quaker Oats Company (self-insurers); Western Surety Co.; and Yellow Freight Systems, Inc. (self insurers).


Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
Association for Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA)
Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming (DLAW)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Wyoming Bar Association
American Trucking Association (ATA)
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)