You Need to Know, 0420 WYBJ, Vol. 43 No. 2. 6

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You Need to Know

Vol. 43 No. 2 Pg. 6

Wyoming Bar Journal

April, 2020

News, Notes & Other Items of Interest


Each year, the Wyoming State Bar seeks nominations for the Pro Bono Awards. These awards recognize dedicated members of the legal profession who are committed to providing legal services to the poor in Wyoming.

Nominations for the 2020 awards are due on July 31, 2020.

Attorneys are in a unique position to help those who cannot afford access to the legal system. The Wyoming State Bar seeks nominations of deserving individuals, groups and entities that perform exceptional work in the field of legal services to the poor.

Award nomination forms and supporting materials must be received on or before July 31, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Nomination packets may be sent by mail to Wyoming State Bar, P.O. Box 109, Cheyenne, WY 82003, or by e-mail to Cathy Duncil at

Each attorney nominee must be a member in good standing with the Wyoming State Bar.

Additional materials such as news stories, magazine articles, or other appropriate commentaries may be included with a nomination. However, please limit each nomination to 10 pages, including supporting materials and the Award Nomination Form, which can be found on the Bar’s website at Questions should be directed to Cathy Duncil, Pro Bono Coordinator, at (307) 432-2105.

Financial Assistance Available Through WyLAP Foundation

Surveys indicate that for a 10-week intensive outpatient treatment, the average cost is around $7,000. The WyLAP Foundation is here to help. Financial assistance is available to attorneys who are struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues, such as depression and burn-out, and may not have insurance or the finances to pay for the treatment they need. Those in need must complete a one-page grant application and submit it to Jack Speight, WyLAP Director. All grant...

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