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Lawyer , state senator

ALVIN WIEDERSPAHN, American Lawyer, Partner of WIEDERSPAHN, LUMMIS & LIEPAS, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Banking, Corporate, Public Utility, Real Estate, Arbitration, Tax and Employee Benefits, Public Finance, Trusts and Estates, Environmental, Labor an Employment, Oil and Gas, Trials and Appeals.

Background

Wiederspahn, Alvin Lee was born on January 18, 1949 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States. Son of John Arling and Edvina (Fahrenbruch) Wiederspahn.

Education

University of Wyoming (Bachelor of Science, with high honors, 1971). University of Denver (Juris Doctor, 1976). Member, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1978-1984.

Member, Wyoming State Senate, 1984-1988. District Court Commissioner, since 1981. Spoken languages: Spanish.

Career

Amoco Production Company v. Board of County commissioners of Carbon and Sweetwater Counties; Wyoming Supreme Court 93 63 (January, 1994); Wyoming Community Development Authority, 717 P.2d 868 (Wyo. 1987)Worked at Wiederspahn, Lummis & Liepas, A Professional Corporation (Cheyenne, Wyoming) specializing in Banking Law, Public Utility Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Health Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Public Finance Law, Securities Law. Admitted to the bar, 1978, Wyoming and United States. District Court, District of Wyoming.

1985, United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. Member, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1978-1984. Member, Wyoming State Senate, 1984-1988.

District Court Commissioner, 1981—. Member: Laramie County and American (Member, Sections on Public Utility and Health Law) Bar Associations. Wyoming State Bar; Judicial Conference of the Tenth Circuit.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wyoming 1978, United States District Court Wyoming 1978, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1985.

Membership

Member Wyoming House of Representatives, Cheyenne, 1979-1984. Chairman Development Disabilities Protection and Advocacy System, Cheyenne, 1980-1984, Southeast Wyoming Mental Health Centers, Cheyenne, 1982-1985, Wyoming Governor's Task Force on Chronically Mentally Ill, 1984-1987, Wyoming Energy Conservation Office, 1980-1983, Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority, 1984-1988, 93—. President Association for Retarded Citizens, Cheyenne, 1979-1981, 90-92, Wyoming Taxpayers Association, 1990-1992, Trinity Lutheran Church, since 1993.

Board directors Symphony and Choral Society, Cheyenne, 1984-1986. Chairman COMEA Homeless Shelter, 1992-1995, chairman building committee, 1993-1995. Director Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority, 1993.

Board directors Trinity Lutheran School, 1991-1994. Member American Bar Association (public utility section), Wyoming State Bar, Wyoming Natural Gas Pipeline Authority.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Western art, tennis, skiing, lapidary.

Connections

Married Cynthia Marie Lummis, May 30, 1983. 1 child, Annaliese.

father:
John Arling Wiederspahn

mother:
Edvina (Fahrenbruch) Wiederspahn

spouse:
Cynthia Marie Lummis

child:
Annaliese Wiederspahn