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Ian Keith Sandefer

Personal injury Attorney at Casper, WY

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    California - CA 1 year
    Wyoming - WY 16 years
  • Licensed for 1 year
    State CA
    Acquired 2022
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State WY
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Ian

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Ian Sandefer is a native of Casper, Wyoming and is a member of Sandefer & Woolsey. Ian’s primary areas of practice are plaintiff’s personal injury and criminal defense. Ian is admitted to practice before all of Wyoming’s state courts, the Federal District Courts of Wyoming, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ian received an Associates of Arts degree, cum laude, from Casper College in 1999. Ian was the recipient of the Wyoming President’s Honor Scholarship at the University of Wyoming, which he attended for one year, maintaining a 4.0 GPA and receiving the William Steckel Undergraduate Scholarship for “excellence in scholarship.” Ian went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in History in 2003 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he earned a number of distinctions, including the Harold W. Carey Prize (awarded to the graduating senior History major with the highest GPA in history courses) and the Simon & Satenig Ermonian Scholarship (awarded annually to “outstanding history majors” selected by the Undergraduate Studies Committee).

After completing his Bachelor’s degree, Ian moved back to Wyoming and volunteered as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming for one year.

Ian then attended law school at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall), widely regarded as one of the premier law schools in the nation. While in law school Ian externed for Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California; taught Street Law classes at Alameda County Juvenile Hall; was a Board member of the Youth and Education Law Society and the Boalt Hall Criminal Law Association; served as a clinical student at the East Bay Community Law Center in the housing unit; and was a summer law clerk at the National Center for Youth Law and at Cotchett, Pitre, Simon & McCarthy.

In 2012, Ian was selected as one of the top 40 trial lawyers under the age of 40 in the State of Wyoming by the National Trial Lawyers. Ian lives in Casper with his three children and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming and Renewed Hope Foundation.

Location

Sandefer & Woolsey, Trial Lawyers, LLC
143 North Park Street
Casper, WY, 82601

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Posted by George | February 27, 2015
Took me serious and took on the insurance company!
Ian was great from the beginning. He listened to how my accident happened and was kind when I told him about the lasting injuries. He took on the other guys insurance company that had told me to take a hike on my medical bills. On top of that he was always there when I had questions or didn't understand how things worked in the legal system. Ian and his firm are great!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Fuller, Sandefer & Associates, Attorneys at Law, LLC
  • 2008 - Present

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Downing v. State, 2011 WY 113
  • Conviction reversed and remanded for a new trial
  • Laramie County School District # 1 v. Cheyenne Tribune Eagle, 2011 WY 55
  • Salaries of school district employees subject to disclosure under the public records act

Associations

  • Renewed Hope Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (1)
Endorse Ian
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. He is my partner because he is the best lawyer I know."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ian is a wonderful attorney who fights hard for his clients. He has the requisite skill and experience to obtain wonderful results for his clients, and makes sure that he obtains the best result for them. He is intelligent, creative, and steadfast in his efforts."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ian is an incredibly smart and driven attorney whose effectiveness is unrivaled in Wyoming Court Rooms. Many lawyers claim to take a strong stance for their clients - Ian has the verdict numbers and successes to back it up."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ian is an excellent attorney who is well versed in the courtroom. Ian is not only someone I refer business to but also an excellent mentor to fellow attorneys as he is an expert in his field."

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Casper Personal injury Lawyer Ian Keith Sandefer
Ian Keith Sandefer
Personal injury Attorney
Casper, WY
Licensed for 16 years
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