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Paul S. Phillips

Stevens, Edwards, Hallock, Carpenter & Phillips, P.C.
511 Kendrick Ave., P.O. Box 1148
Gillette, Wyoming 82717-1148
(307) 682-1444 (voice)
(307) 687-2896 (fax)


Paul S. Phillips

Paul Phillips embarked on a career in law after spending two decades as an active-duty Army officer. He joined the firm as an Associate in 2006 following a clerkship with the Wyoming 6th Judicial District and attained partner in 2010. Paul's practice primarily involves the litigation of civil matters. Paul has litigated cases ranging from minor contractual disputes in circuit courts to complex land condemnation and contract dispute actions in Federal District Court. Paul has also developed a busy real estate, estate planning and probate practice. Paul is licensed to practice law in all Courts of the State of Wyoming (2005); the District of Columbia (2006); the Federal District Court for the District of Wyoming (2008); the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (2009); the Board of Veterans Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs (2010), the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Wyoming (2011); and the United States Supreme Court (2011).

• J.D., George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 2004
• M.A., Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1991
• B.S., Eastern Oregon University, 1982

Professional Activities: 
• Judge, Campbell County Drug Court/Felony Treatment Court (2010-Present)
• Magistrate, Campbell County, Wyoming (2007-Present)
• Commissioner, 6th Judicial District (2007-Present)
• Campbell County Bar Association, (2005-Present)

Primary Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Probate, Real Estate, Business Planning, Adoption, Veterans Law, and selected Criminal Defense cases.

Community Service: 
• Chairman, Board of Directors, Campbell County Adult Treatment
   Courts (2010-present)
• Chairman, Board of Directors, Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc. (2013-2014)
• Board of Directors, Campbell County Corrections Board (2008-2012)

Prior to commencing the practice of law, Paul spent 20 years on active duty with the United States Army as an Air Defense Artillery officer, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He concluded his service in the Pentagon with tours of duty on the staffs of the Secretary of Defense and the Army Chief of Staff. Paul is an inveterate fly-fisherman, has caught fish in more than 30 states and a number of Canadian provinces, and is the author of many articles on fly-fishing, as well a collection of essays titled, “Small Streams and Daydreams: A Contrarian’s View of Fly-fishing”.