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Robert Parks SCHUSTER


Robert Parks Schuster, American lawyer. Bar: Wyoming 1971, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 1984, Utah 1990. Ford Foundation Urban Law fellow, 1970-1971.


Schuster, Robert Parks was born on October 25, 1945 in St. Louis. Son of William Thomas Schuster and Carolyn Cornforth (Daugherty) Hathaway.


Yale College (Bachelor of Arts, 1967). University of Wyoming (Juris Doctor, with honors, 1970). Harvard University (Master of Laws, 1971).

Recipient, Ford Urban Law Fellowship, 1970-1971.


Deputy county attorney County of Natrona, Casper, Wyoming, 1971-1973. Private practice, 1973—1976. Associate Spence & Moriarity, 1976-1978.

Partner Spence, Moriarity & Schuster, Jackson, Wyoming, 1978—2002. Private practice, since 2002.


  • Bar: Wyoming 1971, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1979, United States Supreme Court 1984, Utah 1990.


  • Other Work

    • "Eminent Domain: Determination of Compensible Interests through Classification of Executory Contracts," 4 Land and Water Law Review 209, 1969. The Doctrine of Consequential Loss as Affected by Valuation Formulas," 4 Land and Water Law Review 539, 1969. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Natrona County, Wyoming, 1971-1973.


Trustee University Wyoming, 1985-1989. Wyoming Democratic nominee for United States House of Representatives, 1994. Political columnist Casper Star Tribune, 1987-1994.

President United Way Natrona County, 1974. Board directors Dancers Workshop, 1981-1983. Chair Wyoming selection committee Rhodes Scholarship, 1989-1998.

Member board visitors College Arts and Sciences, University Wyoming, 1991-2000. Member Democratic National Committee, 1992-2000. Chair Wyoming Public Policy Forum, 1992-1998.

Member Wind River Reservation Economic Advisory Council, 1998-1999. Board directors International Education Foundation, since 2005. Member American Bar Association, AJA, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (named one of Best Lawyers in American, since 2007, Mountain States Super Lawyer, since 2008), Yale Club (president Wyoming chapter, since 2004).


1 child, Susan Michele.

William Thomas Schuster Hathaway

Carolyn Cornforth (Daugherty) Hathaway

Susan Michele Schuster