John A. Coppede

John A. Coppede

  • Appeals & Appellate, Bankruptcy, Business Law ...
  • Colorado, Wyoming
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Mr. Coppede began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan B. Johnson, United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. He is a partner with Hickey & Evans where he has an active trial practice which focuses on representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of disputes, including commercial litigation, contract actions, personal injury, business torts, environmental litigation, employment law disputes, civil rights issues, and insurance coverage disputes.

He represents both employers and employees in workers’ compensation matters before the Office of Administrative Hearings. He represents secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 matters. He represents creditors in judicial and nonjudicial foreclosure of real estate matters, loan modifications, forbearance agreements, replevin actions to recover collateral, and garnishment proceedings.

He practices in all state and federal courts in Wyoming and Colorado, and various state agencies, including the Wyoming Environmental Quality Counsel, the Wyoming Board of Equalization and the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings. His trial practice includes representing both defendants and plaintiffs.

Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Environmental Law
Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Contracts
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Tort Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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10th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
University of Wyoming College of Law
J.D. (1987)
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State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. (1977) | Philosophy & History
Honors: Cum Laude
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Commercial Paper
American Jurisprudence
Civil Procedure
American Jurisprudence
Professional Associations
Laramie County Bar Association
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State Bar of Colorado  # 18654
- Current
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Wyoming State Bar  # 5-2485
- Current
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Articles & Publications
The Clean Air Act: Eco. & Tech. Feasibility in Setting Standards Under 112, 22
University of Wyoming College of Law, Land & Water Law Rev. 397
Wyoming Upholds a Resident Laborer Preference Statute, 21
University of Wyoming College of Law, Land & Water Law Rev. 219
Contact & Map
1800 Carey Ave
Suite 700
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Telephone: (307) 634-1525
Fax: (307) 638-7335
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