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Lawyer , rancher

Raymond Breedlove Hunkins, American lawyer, rancher. Recipient Outstanding Advisor award Phi Delta Theta, 1968, Big Horn Mountain Roundup Pax Irvine award, 1989, Distinguished Alumnus award University Wyoming, 2005.

Background

Hunkins, Raymond Breedlove was born on March 19, 1939 in Culver City, California, United States. Son of Charles F. and Louise (Breedlove) Hunkins.

Education

Bachelor, University Wyoming, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Wyoming, 1968.

Career

Partner Jones, Jones, Vines & Hunkins, Wheatland, Wyoming, since 1968. Local rules committee United States District Court, since 1990. Special counsel University Wyoming, Laramie, State of Wyoming, Cheyenne.

Member faculty Western Trial Advisory Institute, 1993—1995, Wyoming Supreme Court Commission Judicial Salary and Benefits, 1996—1998. Owner Thunderhead Ranches, Albany and Platte Counties, Wyoming. General partner Split Rock Land & Cattle Company.

Special assistant attorney general, Wyoming. Founder, president Wyoming chapter Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, 2003—2004. Vice chairman board directors BH Inc.

Membership

Chairman Platte County Representatives, Wheatland, 1972-1974, chairman advisory council College Commerce and Industry, University Wyoming, 1978-1979. Board directors University Wyoming Foundation, 1996-2002. Chairman, board directors Foundation Laramie, since 2002, Laramie Peak Museum, 1989-2004, Wyoming Stockgrower Association Agricultural Land Trust.

Board advisors American Heritage Center, 1995-1999. Member Governor's Crime Commission, 1970-1978. President Wyoming University Alumni Association, 1973-1974, commissioner Wyoming Aeronautics Commission, 1987-1998.

Republican candidate for Governor Wyoming, 2002, Republican nominee for Governor Wyoming, 2006. Wyoming delegate Republican National Convention, 2004. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1960.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (Wyoming state chairman 1998-2000, national ethics committee since 2000), International Society Barristers, American Board Trial Advocates. Member American Bar Association (aviation committee 1980-1986, forum committee on construction industry litigation section), Wyoming Bar Association (chairman grievance committee 1980-1986, member committee on civil pattern jury instructions 1999-2002, state bar-law school committee, bench-bar relations committee), Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (past president, Wyoming State Bar Achievement award, 2008).

Connections

Married Mary Deborah McBride, December 12, 1968. Children: Amanda, Blake, Ashley.

father:
Charles F. Hunkins

mother:
Louise (Breedlove) Hunkins

spouse:
Mary Deborah McBride

children:
Blake Hunkins

Ashley Hunkins

Amanda Hunkins