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These four organizations admit members only after a rigorous check of their background and trial skills, and recommendations by Judges.  Lawyers cannot apply; membership is by invitation only.


Nationwide, the Inner Circle is limited to 100 Trial Lawyers, the International  Academy to 500 world-wide and the American College to 4000.  It is my privilege to be a member of each of these groups, dedicated to professionalism and education.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    41 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 40%
  3. Trucking Accident: 10%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%

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Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (90 minutes)

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  • William Joseph Ervin Jr.

    Jim Fitzgerald is a great lawyer and a powerful advocate for his clients. He care for the people he represents and takes the time to know them in way that enables him to tell their story to a jury. Jim is a teacher, a mentor and a friend. I recommend Jim Fitzgerald to anyone who need the very best.

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Contact info

The Fitzgerald Law Firm

2108 Warren Ave
Cheyenne, WY, 82001-3740

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199306/15/2016
WYAuthorized to practice law197505/29/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mountain States Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2013
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
A Mountain States Top AttorneySalt Lake Magazine2013
HonoreeBest Lawyers in America2013
Lifetime AchievementWyoming Trial Lawyers Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Fitzgerald Law Firm1975 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersMember1994 - Present
International Academy of Trial LawyersAmerican Board of Trial Advocates1990 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAdvocate1990 - Present
Inner Circle of AdvocatesPast President1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
American National Bank v. Hannifan$9,460,000.00 verdict upheld on appeal.
Andersen v. Western Chemical Specialties$2,935,855.00 Settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Wyoming State Bar publicationBook Review - On Trial2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of Wyoming College of LawPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Wyoming College of LawBuilding a Trial Practice2013