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Larry R. Clapp Edit Profile

lawyer , politician , Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives

LARRY CLAPP, American Lawyer, Partner of REVISERS OF THE WYOMING LAW DIGEST FOR THIS DIRECTORY., specializing in the field of General Civil and Criminal Trial Appellate Practice. Personal Injury, Negligence, Bad Faith. Wrongful Death, Domestic Relations, Commercial. Corporate, Real Estate and Probate Law. Litigation.


Clapp, Larry R. was born on October 4, 1946 in Casper, Wyoming, United States.


University of Wyoming (Bachelor of Arts, 1969. Juris Doctor, 1972). Pi Sigma Alpha. Partner, Fagan, Fagan and Clapp, 1973-1982.


Clapp served in the Wyoming House of Representatives, as a Democrat, in 1978-1979, on the Casper, Wyoming city council and as mayor in 1988. He practiced law. On October 3, 2012 Clapp was arrested after a months-long investigation after his IP address was flagged as possibly having accessed child pornography on the internet. Authorities obtained a search warrant and found over 100 movie files related to child pornography on his computer's hard drive, as well as on an external drive.

His attorney waived a preliminary hearing in November and was expected to file status reports, along with the district attorney, on January 4, 2013. On January 7, Clapp was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at Crossroads Park in Casper, Wyoming.


Member: Wyoming State House of Representatives, 1978-1979. Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee, 1979-1987. Member, 1979-1987, Chairman, 1983, Wyoming Industrial Sitting Council.

Member, 1983-1989, Council Vice President, 1987, Mayor, 1988, Casper, Wyoming City Council. Member: Natrona County and American (Member, Section on Litigation) Bar Associations. Wyoming State Bar; Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association.

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.