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Law Week 2018


October 15 - 19, 2018

Sponsored by the Potter Law Club

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15th, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Blockchain Basics with David Pope - DAPCPA | Room 178
David Pope is the Principle Officer of the DAPCPA Group of Accounting firms and the Executive Director of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, LLC.

Available to watch via live stream! Go to our Media site:

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Monday, October 15th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Legal Impacts of Blockchain Technology within Wyoming | Room 178
Panelists: Isaac Sutphin (Holland and Hart), David Pope (DAPCPA), Matt Kaufman (Hathaway & Kunz)
Panelists will speak about the use of blockchain technology in the legal profession, and the security issues and impacts associated with its use.


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
10th Circuit Environmental Cases with Stacey Coleman | Room 178
Stacy Coleman is a trial attorney with the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Tuesday, October 16th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
NEPA: Upcoming Trends and Analysis with Philip Lowe | Room 178
Philip Lowe is an attorney with the U.S. Department of the Interior.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Client Confidentiality with John Burman | Room 178
John Burman is Professor Emeritus for the University of Wyoming College of Law and Of Counsel at the Laramie law firm, Corthell and King, P.C.

Wednesday, October 17th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Wyoming Women: A Supreme Legacy | Room 178
Panelists: The Honorable Marilyn S. Kite, The Honorable Kate M. Fox, The Honorable Lynne Boomgaarden, The Honorable Kari Jo Gray
Moderated by The Honorable William U. Hill


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday, October 18th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wyoming Supreme Court Oral Arguments | Room 178
Oral Arguments to be followed by a Q & A Session with the Supreme Court Justices in time remaining.

Thursday, October 18th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Equal Justice Pro Bono Panel | Room 178
Panelists: THe Honorable E. James Burke, Angie Dorsch, Rob Jarosh, Robin Sessions Cooley, Blake Klinkner
Moderated by Professor Dona Playton

Thursday, October 18th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Trelease Dinner | Alice Hardy Stevens Center
“Restoring the Public Interest in Western Water Law” Featuring Mark Squillace
Mark Squillace is the Raphael J. Moses Professor of Natural Resources Law at the University of Colorado, Boulder School of Law.


Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 20th, 6:00 - 10:00 pm 

Friday, October 20th, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Luncheon and Talk with Justice Kite
“Do We Really want the Rule of Law”
The Hon. Marilyn S. Kite is a retired Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court and is the 2018 recipient of the University of Wyoming Distinguished Alumni Award.

*CLE credits are pending with the Wyoming State Bar Association

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