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Richard Raymond BOSTWICK


RICHARD BOSTWICK, American Lawyer, Partner of MURANE & BOSTWICK, specializing in the field of General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Estate Planning, Probate and Trust, Tax, Corporate, Business, Real Estate, Computer, Pension and Profit Sharing, Oil and Gas and Mining Law. Insurance, Negligence, Professional Liability and Products Liability Law.


Bostwick, Richard Raymond was born on March 17, 1918 in Billings, Montana, United States. Son of Leslie H. and Maude (Worthington) Bostwick.


University of Colorado and University of Wyoming (Bachelor of Arts, 1943). University of Wyoming (Juris Doctor, 1947).


Claim attorney Hawkeye Casualty Company, Casper, Wyoming, 1948-1949. Partner Murane & Bostwick, 1949-1991. Retired, 1991

Lecturer University Wyoming College Law.


  • Bar: Wyoming 1947.


  • Other Work

    • "Anesthesia Malpractice Today - Defense Management," 1983. "Pretrial Conference - Tool or Trap," 1975, International Society of Barristers Quarterly. "Wrongful Death & Rightful Damages," Land & Water Law Review, 1967.Member, Board of Directors, 1987. Member, Advisory Board, University of Wyoming College of Law, since 1988.


Past trustee Casper Young Men’s Christian Association. Deputy director Civil Defense, 1954-1958. Chairman local Selective Service System, 1952-1970.

Member curriculum coordinating committee Natrona Company School District 2, High School District. Wyom. representative advisory committee United States Tenth Circuit Court Appeals, 1985-1987. Member University Wyoming College Law Advisory Committee, 1987-1991.

Captain Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association (Harrison Tweed award 1968), American College Trial Lawyers, Wyoming Bar Association (president 1964-1965, 1st Pro Bono award 1987), Natrona County Bar Association (president 1956), American Judicature Society (executive committee 1973-1975, secretary 1975-1977 Herbert Harley award), International Association Defense Counsel, Federation Insurance and Corporation Counsel, National Conference Bar President (executive council 1970-1972), International Society of Barristers (director 1971-1976, president 1975), American Legion (director 1951-1958, post Commander 1953-1954), Wyoming Alumni Association (trustee 1955-1957), Casper Chamber of Commerce (chairman legislation committee 1955-1957, director 1959-1962, vice president). Lodges: Masons, Shriners, Knight Templar.


Married Margaret Florence Brooks, January 17, 1944. Children: Michael, Patricia, Ed, Dick.

Leslie H. Bostwick

Maude (Worthington) Bostwick

Margaret Florence Brooks

Michael Bostwick

Patricia Bostwick

Ed Bostwick

Dick Bostwick