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John Edmiston STANFIELD


JOHN STANFIELD, American Lawyer, Partner of SMITH, STANFIELD AND SCOTT, specializing in the field of General Civil and Trial Practice in all Courts. Real Estate, Insurance, Banking, Corporate, Negligence, Criminal, Water Rights, Estate Planning and Probate, Family Law.


Stanfield, John Edmiston was born on June 22, 1934 in Laramie, Wyoming, United States. Son of Kenneth Edison and Marie Lois (Lovercheck) Stanfield.


Bachelor of Science in Law, University Wyoming, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Wyoming, 1960.


Associate Pence & Millett, Laramie, from 1963. Partner Smith, Stanfield & Scott and predecessors, from 1963. Lecturer evidence and trial practice University Wyoming, from 1965.

Lecturer in field; assistant attorney, City Laramie, from 1963. Served to captain United States Army, 1957-1959.


  • Bar: Wyoming support court 1960, Wyoming (United States District Court) 1960, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1963, United States Superior Court 1969.


  • Other Work

    • The Statute of Limitations in Actions for Undiscovered Malpractice," 12 Wyoming Law Journal 30, 1957. "Defenses Available to Purchasers under Conditional Sales Contracts," 14 Wyoming Law Journal 239, 1960. Lecturer in Trial Practice and Insurance Bad Faith, University of Wyoming College of Law, since 1970.(Member, Wyoming Judicial Nominating Commission, 1983-1987).


Albany County Bar Association (President, 1975). Wyoming State Bar (Member: Bar Medical Liaison Committee, 1975-1986. Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, 1976-1986.

Insurance Committee, since 1985). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (State Delegate, 1976-1978). California Trial Lawyers Association.

Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (Director, since 1976. President, 1977). [Captain, United States. Army-Infantry, 1957-1959].

Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Lender Liability.


Married Randi Helvard, January 15, 1959 (divorced). Children: Kenneth, Kristina Maj. Married Leila Rita Bruno, December 18, 1970.

Stepchildren: Jeffrey, Jennifer.

Kenneth Edison Stanfield

Marie Lois (Lovercheck) Stanfield

Randi Helvard

Leila Rita Bruno

Kenneth Stanfield

Kristina Maj Stanfield

Jeffrey Stanfield

Jennifer Stanfield