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Jake Brooks focuses his practice on  innovative and compassionate estate and business planning for clients, with an emphasis on innovative planning for clients with unique situations, planning for digital assets, and trust-centered planning.  In addition to representing individuals and business owners, Jake Brooks has extensive experience working with lenders, creditors, and borrowers on transactional matters, including complex transactions.   


Practice areas


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



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ronald Jay Lopez

    I had the opportunity to work with Jake for a time and found his legal acumen to be nothing less than superb. Jake is knowledgeable in many areas of the law, which allows him to give sound advice to clients in a variety of matters and situations.


    Ronald Lopez Real estate Attorney
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Contact info

Wages Group

130 S. Main St.
Buffalo, WY, 82834


WYAuthorized to practice law200505/29/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Pro Bono Community Service AwardWyoming State Bar2015
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif, Wyoming Chaper2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Wages Group, LLC2015 - 2015
AttorneyHirst Applegate, LLP2013 - 2015
Assistant Attorney GeneralState of Wyoming2006 - 2006
AttorneyLonabaugh and Riggs, LLP2005 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jim Gatchell Museum AssociationBoard Member2016 - Present
Buffalo RotaryMember2016 - Present
Wealth CounselMember2013 - Present
Wyoming State BarMember2005 - Present
Cheyenne Rotary After HoursMember2014 - 2015
Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning CouncilMember2013 - 2015
Sheridan Heritage CenterBoard Member2009 - 2013
Sheridan County Bar AssociationBoard Member2005 - 2013
Wyoming Law ReviewComments Editor2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Laramie County District CourtObtained Summary Judgment in favor of client
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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
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