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RICHARD HONAKER, American Lawyer, Partner of HONAKER & HAMPTON, specializing in the field of Accidents and Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Criminal Defense and General Civil Litigation.


HONAKER, RICHARD was born on March 10, 1951 in Laramie, Wyoming, United States.


Harvard College (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1973). University of Wyoming (Juris Doctor, 1976). Lecturer, Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, 1976-1978.

Assistant Attorney General, State of Wyoming, 1976-1979. Wyoming State Public Defender, 1979-1981. Appointed to: Governor’s Planning Commission on Criminal Administration, 1979-1981.

State Judicial Planning Committee, 1979-1983. Supreme Court’s Rules of Criminal Procedure Advisory Subcommittee, 1979-1982. Supreme Court’s Permanent Rules Advisory Committee-Civil Division, since 1988.

Member, Wyoming House of Representatives, since 1986.


Working as a partner of HONAKER & HAMPTON. Admitted to the bar, 1976, Wyoming and United States. District Court, District of Wyoming. 1977, United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

1989, United States. Supreme Court.


Wyoming State Bar; Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1982-1986. Vice-President, 1985-1986. President, 1986); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate). Christian Legal Society.