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Bernard P Haggerty

Bernard P Haggerty

also known as Bern Haggerty

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About me

Bernard P. Haggerty, JD, LLM, PHD

2068 N. 16th St.

Laramie, WY  82072


Dissertation: Hate Crime Law & Social Contention:  a Comparison of Non-Governmental Knowledge Practices in Canada & the United States, available at


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    Bernard is a superb attorney. He is a Thought Leader who cares deeply about public interest, family value and winning for the right cause. Throughout the years I have known him, he has been a consistent and passionate advocate for the disadvantaged and the vulnerable.


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    I endorse Bernard. Skilled attorney and well respected within legal community.


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Contact info

Laramie County Attorney's Office

310 W 19th St # 320
Cheyenne, WY, 82001

Laramie County Attorney's Office

310 W 19th St # 320
Cheyenne, WY, 82001



WYAuthorized to practice law199305/29/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Victim Legal Rights Services, Employee of the YearLummi Victims of Crime Program2010
Outstanding Achievement Award - Hazardous Waste RegulationUniversity of Utah College of Law2000
Judge Rulon W. Clark Fellowship in natural resources lawUniversity of Utah College of Law2000
Am. Jur. Federal JurisdictionAmerican Jurisprudence1992
Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award - Constitutional LawHoward University School of Law1992
Earl H. Davis Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in AdvocacyThe Olender Foundation <>1991
Am. Jur. Legal WritingAmerican Jurisprudence1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy County AttorneyLaramie County Attorney's Office2013 - Present
Administrative Law Judge, pro temConfederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation2010 - Present
Staff AttorneyLummi Victims of Crime Civil Legal Program2002 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWestern Washington University2010 - 2010
Chair, Character & Fitness BoardWashington State Bar Association2009 - 2011
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Wyoming College of Law1999 - 2000
Senior Assistant Attorney GeneralWyoming Attorney General's Office1996 - 2000
Law Clerk/Staff AttorneyWyoming Supreme Court1993 - 1995
Traning Ranger, Camp Director (summers)Philmont Scout Ranch1983 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Lawyers GuildMember2002 - Present
Scouting for AllMember2002 - Present
Green PartyMember1996 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaEagle Scout, Assistant Scoutmaster, Bellingham, WA Troop 71977 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hendry v. SchneiderAffirmed
Goedert v. Wyoming Workers' Safety & Comp. Div.Appeals Dismissed
Apodaca v. Wyoming Workers' Safety & Comp. Div.Reversed
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Publication nameTitleDate
THE BETTY PAGES (Bellingham, Washington)Our Civil Rights in Local Politics, THE BETTY PAGES (Bellingham, Washington), Oct./Nov., 2007, at 29-302007
Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law'TRU' Cooperative Federalism: Radioactive Waste Transportation Safety in the West, an Experiment on the Frontiers of Cooperative Regulation2002
Howard Scroll: The Social Justice Law ReviewBack to the Future: An Houstonian Approach to Environmental Justice2002
Howard Law JournalHate Crimes: A View from Laramie, Wyoming's First Bias Crime Law, the Fight Against Discriminatory Crime, and a New Cooperative Federalism2001
Wyoming LawyerProfile, William Jefferson Hardin: Two Stories about Wyoming's First Black Legislator, Wyoming Lawyer (Feb. 2000)2000
American Law Reports (ALR)Annotation, Workers’ Compensation: Availability, Rate, or Method of Calculation of Interest on Attorney's Fees or Penalties2000
Wyoming LawyerAppellate Practice in Wyoming, Wyoming Lawyer (Feb. 1995)1995
Howard Scroll: The Social Justice Law Review"Fruhmenschen": German for COINTELPRO1993
National Committee Against Repressive Legislation (NCARL)FBI v. The First Amendment Conference Handbook, Newsclippings and Documents: A History of FBI Abuses Past and Present (NCARL, Washington, DC 1991)1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of British Columbia School of LawLawPh.D.2008
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawEnvironmental & Natural Resources LawLL.M - Master of Laws2001
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Iowa State UniversityMechanical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Shepard Symposium for Social JusticeThe Matthew Shepard Canon: a Critical Review2014
Shepard Symposium on Social JusticeHate Crime Law: What's Next?2013
The New Hate Crime Law: What Does it Mean?Hate Crime Law2010
Reconciliation Speakers SeriesThe Role of Tribal Courts in the United States Legal System2010
Fourth Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies SymposiumIndigenous Studies - Law, Policy, and Identity Issues2009
Matthew Shepard SymposiumHate Crime Law2006
Canadian Law & Society Association ConferenceTheorizing Rights and Redress2005