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ROBERT ROSE, American Lawyer, Partner of TED O. SIMOLA, specializing in the field of Products Liability, Personal Injury and Criminal Law. Trials. Plaintiff Business Litigation.


Rose, Robert R. was born on November 1, 1915 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert R. and Eleanor B. Rose.


University of Wyoming (Juris Doctor, 1941). Appellate Judges’ Seminar, New York University.


Attorney Department Justice, 1941. With United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, China. Assistant secretary Department Interior, 1951-1952.

Senior partner firm Rose, Spence, Dobos and Duncan, Casper, Wyoming, 1968-1975. Justice Wyoming Supreme Court, 1975-1985, chief justice, 1981-1982. Associate Spence, Moriarity and Schuster, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1985-1995.

Partner Rose, Rose & O'Donnell, Limited liability company, 1995-1996, Rose & Rose, 1996-1997. Organizer, past president, chairman board Title Guaranty Company Wyoming. Faculty National College Criminal Defense, 1977-1990.

Founder, instructor Western Trial Advocacy Institute, 1977-1993. Founder Western Trial Advocacy Institute, since 1977. Visiting professor trial practice University Wyoming College Law, 1985-1986.

Milward Simpson chair in political science University Wyoming, 1985-1986. Gerry Spence faculty, corporation officer Trial Lawyer's College, 1994, 95.


  • Bar: Wyoming bar 1941.


  • Other Work

    • 'The Maturing of Janice Walker," Greatest Lawyer in the World - Wyoming Land & Water Review Volume XIV, 1986. Founder, Faculty Member and Director of Western Trial Advocacy Institute, University of Wyoming School of Law, since 1980. Harvard Trial Advocacy Institute, 1986.

      Member, Wyoming State Legislature, 1949. Mayor of Casper, Wyoming, 1949-1950. Assistant Secretary of the Interior, 1951.

      Trustee, Casper Community College, 1958-1968. Member, Wyoming Community College Commission, 1958-1968. Member, 1975-1985 and Chief Justice, 1981-1982, Wyoming Supreme Court.

      Member, Conference of Chief Justices, 1981-1982. Elected Member, American Law Institute, First Recipient, Justice Achievement Award of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Member, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, China, 1947-1949.


Past chairman fund drive Casper Community Chest, American Cancer Society. Member Wyoming House of Representatives, 1949-1951. Mayor of, Casper, 1950-1951.

Past trustee Casper College Served with United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member American Law Institute, Order of Coif (honorary), Trial Lawyers College (founder, treasurer board directors since 1994), Land and Water L. Review (board advisory).


Married Kathryn Lorraine Warner, June 14, 1948. Children: Robert R. III, Cynthia Annual.

Robert R.

Eleanor B. Rose

Kathryn Lorraine Warner

Robert R. III Rose

Cynthia Annual Rose