Attorney Bio's

WILLIAM J. KIRVEN (1920-2005)

DENNIS M. KIRVEN
, born Chicago, Illinois, August 10, 1947; admitted to bar, 1973, Nebraska; 1974, Wyoming; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming.  Education:  Creighton University (B.A. 1970; J.D., 1973). City Attorney, 1975 – 2006.  Member: Wyoming State Bar (District Commissioner, 1983-1984); Johnson County and American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law). 
REPORTED CASES:
 Reeves, Inc. v. Stake 100 S. Ct. 2271 (1980). Love v. Love, 851 P.2d 1283 (Wyo. 1993). Hicks v. Dowd, 157 P.3rd 914 (Wyo. 2007). 
PRACTICE AREAS:
General Civil Litigation; Real Estate; Trusts and Estates; Natural Resources Law; and Municipal Law.
Email
dkirven@wyoming.com

TIMOTHY J. KIRVEN, born Buffalo, Wyoming, May 26, 1949; admitted to bar, 1974, Wyoming, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming and U.S. Court of Federal Claims.  Education: University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1971); University of Wyoming (J.D., 1974).  Author: “Function of Title Standards in Mineral Title Examinations,” The Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation, 1982.  County Public Defender, 1975-1978. Member: Johnson County and American Bar Associations (Member, Law Practice Management Section; Wyoming State Delegate); Wyoming State Bar (District Bar Commissioner, 1993-1995; President, 1999). 
SPECIAL AGENCIES: 
Special Counsel to 23 school districts in Wyoming in school equity funding litigation, 1993-2004. 
REPORTED CASES:
 B-T Ltd. v. Blakeman, 705 P.2d 307 (Wyo. 1985); Campbell County School District v. State, 907 P.2d 1238 (Wyo. 1995); State v. Campbell County School District, 2001 WY 19, 19 P.3d 518 (Wyo. 2001); State v. Campbell County School District, 2001 WY 90, 32 P.3d 325 (Wyo. 2001).   PRACTICE AREAS:  Civil Litigation; Real Estate; Trusts and Estates; Natural Resources; and Municipal Law.
Email
tkirven@wyoming.com

BENJAMIN S. KIRVEN: born Buffalo, Wyoming, February 13, 1975; admitted to bar, 2004, Wyoming.  Education:  University of Montana (B.A. 1998); University of Wyoming (M.A./J.D., 2004).  City Attorney since 2007. Member: American Bar Association, Wyoming State Bar, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association. 
PRACTICE AREAS: 
Civil Litigation; Real Estate; Trusts and Estates; Natural Resources; and Municipal Law.
Email
ben@kirvenlaw.com