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College of Law

Faculty and Staff

Adam Severson

Robert J. Golten Fellow

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B.A., University of Kansas (2004) Philosophy
J.D., University of Colorado - Boulder (2011)

Phone: (307) 766-2397
Office: 203 College of Law


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Adam Severson joined the law school as the Robert J. Golten Fellow of International Human Rights in May 2017. He is a 2011 graduate of The University of Colorado Law School and a Colorado-licensed attorney. From 2012 to 2015, he represented asylum seekers applying for United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) protection in Egypt, Thailand, and Indonesia. He has worked for a variety of NGOs, including Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA), Jesuit Refugee Service-Thailand, and St. Andrews Refugee Services (StARS). From 2015 to 2017, Adam was Senior Legal Advisor at Justice Centre Hong Kong, an NGO that provides legal and psychosocial support to asylum seekers and advocates on behalf of refugees, victims of human trafficking, and migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong. As Golten Fellow, Adam works on international human rights advocacy projects within the law school's Center for International Human Rights Law & Advocacy. He is also a resource for University of Wyoming students, faculty, and alumni with legal issues related to immigration.

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1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3035

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6416

Fax: 307-766-6417


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