Colin M. Simpson conducts his practice from the Cody, Wyoming division of the law firm, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. He focuses on practice areas such as business law, real estate law, litigation, personal injury, etc. He deals in matters concerning real estate, motor vehicle crashes, road accidents, personal injuries, wrongful death, recovery for damages, contract law, business litigation, government relations, land use and zoning law, and civil litigation.
He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Wyoming Bar Association, and the Fifth Judicial District Bar Association. In the past, he has served as a professional member of the Client Security Fund Committee of the Wyoming State Bar, Wyoming Bar Foundation, and as the President of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association and the Park County Bar Association.
Mr. C. M. Simpson earned his B.S. degree from the Colorado College in 1982. He later attended the University of Wyoming College of Law and successfully obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1985. He obtained bar admission in Wyoming in the year 1986. He has also acquired the license to practice law before the U.S. District Court located in the District of Wyoming, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
The members of the national legal community selected him as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2006-2019 for his legal excellence in the United States and for displaying an exemplary commitment to his profession, community, and clients.
Attorney Simpson serves as a member of the board at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Yellowstone Behavioral Health based in Cody, Wyoming; First Bank of Wyoming in Powell, Wyoming; and the Riley Arena and Community Events Center. In the past, he has served on the boards of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce and the Park County Youth Hockey Association. He was the president of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce in 1993.
C Simpson has served for six-terms as the member of the Wyoming House of Representatives from the 24th district during the period 1999-2012. He has also worked as the 60th speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives from 2009 till January 2011. While serving for the legislature, he acted as the Majority Floor Leader for two years from 2007 to 2009, and before that as a Speaker Pro-Tem during 2005-2007.
He served as a member of the Management Council from 2005 to 2009, and the Vice Chair of the Appropriations Committee during 2005-2007. He worked with the Select Committee on Capital Finance and Investment from 2007 to 2009, and on School Capital Construction during 2001-2003.
He served on the Management Audit Committee in 1999-2000, the De-Earmarking of State Funds Committee in 2000-2001, and on Mental Health and Substance Abuse during 2005-2007. He was the member of the House Judiciary Committee from 1999 to 2005 and its Chairman from 2003 to 2005. He has also served as a Co-Chairman of the Select Committee on Split Estates in 2004.
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