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Jacob Lee Brooks

also known as Jake Brooks, Jacob L. Brooks

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate, Adoption

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About Me

Jacob L. "Jake" Brooks has practiced law since 2005.  Jake currently focuses his practice on working with clients on estate and business planning, with an emphasis on innovative planning for clients with unique situations, planning for digital assets, and trust-centered planning.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    10 years
  2. Business: 25%
    10 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    10 years
  4. Adoption: 5%
    10 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (90 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Hirst Applegate, LLP

1720 Carey ave.
Suite. 400
Cheyenne, WY, 82001

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WYAuthorized to practice law200505/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif, Wyoming Chaper2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHirst Applegate, LLP2013 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralState of Wyoming2006 - 2006
AttorneyLonabaugh and Riggs, LLP2005 - 2013

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cheyenne Rotary After HoursMember2014 - Present
Wealth CounselMember2013 - Present
Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning CouncilMember2013 - Present
Sheridan Heritage CenterBoard Member2009 - 2013
Wyoming State BarMember2005 - Present
Sheridan County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - 2013
Wyoming Law ReviewComments Editor2004 - 2005

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Laramie County District CourtObtained Summary Judgment in favor of client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Wyoming LawyerDo You Miss the Fax Machine? -- Changes in Legal Technology through the Generations2015
National Business InstituteEthical Challenges in Estate Administration2013
National Business InstituteCommon Issues to be Prepared for in Litigation and Probate2013
Wyoming Law ReviewSuspicionless Drug Testing of Students Participating in Non-athletic Competitive School Activities: Are All Students Next?2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Chadron State CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Wyoming State Bar Annual ConferenceEstate Planning in the Cloud Era2015
Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning CouncilDeath and Digital Assets2015
Social Security/Retirement SeminarEstate Planning Q&A2015
LCCC FoundationEstate Planning - Is It for Me?2015
Employee PresentationEstate Planning 1012015
Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is ImportantEstate Administration2013