John A. Coppede

John A. Coppede

  • Appeals & Appellate, Bankruptcy, Business Law...
  • Colorado, Wyoming
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Mr. Coppede began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan B. Johnson, United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. He is a partner with Hickey & Evans where he has an active trial practice which focuses on representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of disputes, including commercial litigation, contract actions, personal injury, business torts, environmental litigation, employment law disputes, civil rights issues, and insurance coverage disputes.

He represents both employers and employees in workers’ compensation matters before the Office of Administrative Hearings. He represents secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 matters. He represents creditors in judicial and nonjudicial foreclosure of real estate matters, loan modifications, forbearance agreements, replevin actions to recover collateral, and garnishment proceedings.

He practices in all state and federal courts in Wyoming and Colorado, and various state agencies, including the Wyoming Environmental Quality Counsel, the Wyoming Board of Equalization and the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings. His trial practice includes representing both defendants and plaintiffs.

University of Wyoming College of Law
J.D. (1987)
State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. (1977) | Philosophy & History
Honors: Cum Laude
Articles & Publications
The Clean Air Act: Eco. & Tech. Feasibility in Setting Standards Under 112, 22
University of Wyoming College of Law, Land & Water Law Rev. 397
Wyoming Upholds a Resident Laborer Preference Statute, 21
University of Wyoming College of Law, Land & Water Law Rev. 219
Commercial Paper
American Jurisprudence
Civil Procedure
American Jurisprudence
Professional Associations
Laramie County Bar Association
State Bar of Colorado # 18654
- Current
Wyoming State Bar # 5-2485
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
10th Circuit
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Contracts
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Tort Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Contact & Map
1800 Carey Ave
Suite 700
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Telephone: (307) 634-1525
Fax: (307) 638-7335