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Scott W. Meier

Scott W. Meier

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Environmental and Natural Resources, Real Estate, Tax

About Me

Experienced business counselor and advisor who focuses part of his practice on entity formation, corporate governance and entity dissolutions.  Represents both majority and minority shareholders as well as regularly advising business clients on various issued concerning limited liability company law, corporation law and partnership law, real estate and commercial transactions.


Practice also encompasses estate planning as well as probate and trust administration. We prepares estate planning documents for clients and represents clients in probate and trust administration proceedings. We also advises clients in a broad range of lifetime gifting strategies, including generation skipping planning, helps in the preparation of estate and gift tax returns and is involved in estate and trust dispute resolution proceedings.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Tax: 20%
    29 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    18 years, 1 case
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
    18 years
  4. Business: 20%
    18 years
  5. Estate Planning: 20%
    18 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

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    Scott is an incredibly talented lawyer. His accounting background and attention to detail make him an excellent counselor and advocate.

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    Keith Aurzada Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hathaway & Kunz, PC

2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 500
P.O. Box 1208
Cheyenne, WY, 82003-1208

Hathaway & Kunz, PC

315 Main Street
Lander, WY, 82520

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WYAuthorized to practice law199604/19/2015
COActive199604/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalHathaway & Kunz, P.C.2008 - Present
PrincipalHickey & Evans, LLP2003 - 2008
PresidentMeier Law Office, P.C.2000 - 2003
AssociateLathrop & Rutledge, P.C.1998 - 2000
AssociateLewis & Associates, P.C.1996 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Laramie County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning CouncilMember1998 - Present
Wyoming State BarMember1996 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Wyoming State Bar FoundationMember1996 - Present
Albany County Bar AssociationMember1996 - 1998

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Brown v. Arp and HammondHolding for Appellant; Reversed and Remanded
Anderson v. DuncanHolding for Appellee
Green v. Estate of Robert Jerry DrobishHolding for Property Owners

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Wyoming Law ReviewThe 2010 Wyoming Limited Liability Company Act: A Uniform Recipe with Wyoming "Home Cooking"2011
Wyoming LawyerISSUES TO CONSIDER IN DRAFTING OF COMMERCIAL LEASES2008
Wyoming LawyerEMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR? Why the Distinction between the Two Is So Important2006
Wyoming LawyerCONTINGENT FEES IN ANTI-DISCRIMINATION CASES: THE BAD NEWS FOR WINNERS2005
Land and Water Law Review 1995 Land and Water DivisionMINING LAW--APPROVAL OF A PATENT--A COMMAND PERFORMANCE. BARRICK GOLDSTRIKE MINES, INC. V. BABBITT, CV-N-93-550 (DC NEVADA, JAN. 18, 1994).1995

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of WyomingAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Getting Paid for Your WorkBusiness of Practicing Law2011
Getting Paid for Your WorkBusiness of Practicing Law2011
Wyoming State Bar ConventionChanges to LLC Statutes2010
Wyoming State Bar ConventionModel Act Revisions to Wyoming's Corporation Laws2009
Wyoming State Bar ConventionThe Business of Practicing Law2008