Patrick Tolley

Patrick Tolley

Special Counsel

ptolley@wsmtlaw.com
Main: +1 307 234 6907
Licensed in: Colorado, North Dakota, Wyoming


OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasEducation & Admissions
Overview

Patrick’s practice focuses on legal issues common in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota, with expertise ranging from title opinion preparation to estate planning and civil litigation.

Experience & Results
  • Authored title opinions covering fee, state and federal lands in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota
  • Authored leasehold acquisition title opinions for a purchase of oil and gas assets in Colorado and Utah
  • Represented heirs with ancillary probate matters concerning mineral interests located in Wyoming
  • Advised property owner regarding boundary dispute with neighboring property owners
  • Prepared estate planning documents including wills, trusts and related estate planning documents
  • Represented corporate clients and government associations in both Wyoming State and Federal Courts.
  • Publications, Presentations & Accolades
  • Selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2018-2019
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society
  • Admitted to practice before all district courts in Wyoming and the Wyoming Supreme Court
  • Admitted to practice in the Federal District Court in Wyoming
Practice Areas
  • Mineral Title Examination
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Litigation
  • Real Property
  • Renewable & Alternative Energy
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Trial
Education
  • J.D., Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, 2009
  • M.B.A., Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, 2005
  • B.A., Colorado College, Boettcher Scholar, 2004
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado, 2009
  • Wyoming, 2009
  • North Dakota, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Professional & Community Activities
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • North Dakota Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • American Bar Association