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Leah C. Schwartz to present at the Land Trust Alliance’s Advanced Legal Issues Symposia

Leah C. Schwartz will present this June alongside in-house counsel for The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”) at the upcoming Eighth Annual Advanced Legal Issues Symposia sponsored by the Land Trust Alliance. Leah will draw on her experience as outside counsel for TNC and will join other faculty including lawyers representing and advising land trusts and environmental…

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The rule of law matters

Ranck & Schwartz lawyers Bill and Leah Schwartz are proud to join colleagues and retired judges from across the state in condemning the events of January 6th in our collective piece, “The Rule of Law Matters.” Thank you to the editors of the Casper Star Tribune for choosing our article as an Editor’s Pick and…

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Ranck & Schwartz Celebrates Another WY Supreme Court Victory

Leah C. Schwartz recently served as co-counsel in a winning appeal before the Wyoming Supreme Court in which she represented Jackson nonprofit Teton Raptor Center alongside former colleagues at Davis & Cannon, LLP. The lawsuit involved Teton Raptor Center’s redevelopment of its property on the northwest corner of the Hardeman Ranch as authorized by the…

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Leah Schwartz Named Wyoming Vice President of Tenth Circuit Historical Society

On the nomination of the Honorable Judge Gregory A. Phillips, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the motion of distinguished Cheyenne attorney Paul Hickey, Leah Schwartz has recently accepted a position with the Tenth Circuit Historical Society as State Vice President for Wyoming. The Tenth Circuit Historical Society’s…

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Ranck & Schwartz Committed to Maintaining All Practice Areas While Working Remotely During COVID-19 Crisis

In these challenging times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ranck & Schwartz is adhering to federal and local guidelines to help “flatten the curve.” Consistent with that, our offices are closed to all in-person traffic and we are asking clients and colleagues to limit communications to email and phone, and to avoid physical mailings where…

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Victory Before the WY Supreme Court In Defense of Conservation Easement

Leah C. Schwartz recently served as co-counsel in a winning appeal before the Wyoming Supreme Court in which she represented The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”) alongside Kim D. Cannon. Contrary to the language of the conservation easement, a private landowner sought to build multiple residences on his property near the Snake River floodplain. After TNC denied…

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Wyoming Adopts New Pro Hac Vice Rule

In the new year, Wyoming courts and practitioners are adapting to significant changes to one of the key rules governing the pro hac vice admission of out-of-state counsel. The new Rule 8, amended effective December 1, 2019, can be found within the Rules Governing the Wyoming State Bar and the Authorized Practice of Law. Under…

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Ranck & Schwartz, LLC Welcomes Leah C. Schwartz As Managing Partner

Effective June 1, 2019, the firm is pleased to announce that Leah C. Schwartz has become managing partner in the firm where she will continue her civil litigation practice alongside her father and founding partner William P. (“Bill”) Schwartz. After living and working for several years in Cheyenne, Wyoming and gaining experience both as a…

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