Larry Lawton

Larry Lawton

Municipal Judge. Practice limited to Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning an Probate
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • California, Wyoming
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Law Clerk, District Attorney of Los Angeles, 1970-1971
Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles, 1971-1973
Civil Litigation Practice, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1973-1987
Civil Litigation Practice, San Francisco Bay area, 1987-1990
Civilian Superfund Attorney, Air Force Regional Counsel, San Francisco, 1990-2005.
Retired, Limited private practice and volunteer service, 2005-2011.
Associate Area Legal Counsel, Asia Area, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2011-2012
Retired, limited private practice 2012 -- Present (Practice limited to wills, trusts, estate planning and probate.)
Municipal Court Judge, 2020-Present

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Larry Lawton, Attorney at Law
- Current
Practice generally limited to existing clients
Associate Area Legal Counsel
Asia Area Office, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
General civil practice, working with local counsel in twenty-plus countries where the church has a presence in Asia. Agreements for humanitarian projects may be the most rewarding work.
Superfund Attorney-Advisor
Air Force Regional Counsel, Western Region
Supervised environmental litigation for the Western Region, from Arizona to Alaska and Idaho to Guam.
Litigation Attorney
Civil Practice
Civil Litigation (with some general practice), eventually with emphasis on the defense of architects, engineers and attorneys sued for malpractice.
Los Angeles County, California
Deputy District Attorney
Final assignement was Deputy in charge of jury trials for the Glendale office. After I won my 50th jury trial, it seemed pointless to continue counting.
Duke University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Chairman, Orientation Committee, 1968
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University of Wyoming
B.S. | Political Science
Lambda Delta Sigma (Secretary, 1961-62)
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha (Founding member)
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Professional Associations
Wyoming State Bar
- Current
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Member, State Bar of California
currently inactive
- Current
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Contact & Map
Larry Lawton, Attorney Practice generally limited to wills, trusts, estates and probate
P O Box 304
Thayne, WY 83127
Telephone: (307) 883-9972
Monday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: I am largely retired, and we travel a lot. Leave a message and I'll return your call
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