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Robert Michael Vang

Robert Michael Vang

Only Wyoming DUI attorney designated as an “ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law
  • Wyoming
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Summary

Mr. Vang received a debate scholarship to attend the University of Wyoming, where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Political Science and where he also attended law school and obtained his J.D degree. Mr. Vang was 1 of 2 college debaters named to the United States Debate team, which competed in Great Britain in the Spring of 1991. Mr. Vang was admitted to the Wyoming State Bar and Wyoming Federal District Court in 1995 and was admitted to practice in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal in 1997. Approximately ninety-five percent (95%) of Mr. Vang’s practice is dedicated to defending those accused of impaired driving. Mr. Vang is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA), as well as a co-chairman of the DUIDLA Amicus Committee. Mr. Vang has been a member of the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD) since 1997; a sustaining member of NCDD since 2000; and has been the Wyoming State Delegate for the NCDD since the NCDD State Delegate program was created. Mr. Vang is a member of the Wyoming Trial Lawyer’s Association (WTLA) and the WTLA frequently asks Mr. Vang to present lectures for the WTLA concerning the subject of impaired driving laws. Mr. Vang has also been invited to speak on the subject of impaired driving laws by the Wyoming Governors Conference on Impaired Driving; the Wyoming State Bar Association (WSBA); the NCDD, the DUIDLA, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ); and, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEG). Mr. Vang has nineteen reported cases with the Wyoming Supreme Court, which specifically address DUI and implied consent issues. Mr. Vang is the only lawyer in the State of Wyoming that has earned “The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer Scientist Designation as recognized by the Chemistry and Law Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS).”

Education
University of Wyoming College of Law
J.D. / Law
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Activities: Student Member- ACLU; Defender Aid Program
University of Wyoming
B.S. / Political Science (1989)
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1 of 2 College Students named to US Debate team for Spring 1990
Activities: College Debater
Professional Experience
Attorney and Owner
R. Michael Vang P.C.
- Current
Attorney & Shareholder
Fleener & Vang LLC
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Magistrate Judge
Albany County Circuit Court
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Resigned due to conflict created by amendments to implied consent law warrant requirements under W.S. 31-6-102(d)
Attorney & Shareholder
Brown & Hiser
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Committee Member
Wyoming Fee Dispute Committee
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Appointed Member
Wyoming Governor's Conference on Impaired Driving
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Served on Committee as appointed person from the DUI defense Bar
Attorney & Shareholder
Kirkwood, Nelson & Vang
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Speaking Engagements
Cutting Edge Case Law for Excluding Scientific Evidence, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEG) and National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Buckhead Georgia
Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEG) and National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
Pretrial Practice in DWUI cases., Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Wyoming’s Drinking and Driving Laws, Wyoming Governors Conference on Impaired Driving, Casper Wyoming
Wyoming Governors Conference on Impaired Driving
Filing and Arguing Killer Motions in DUI cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEG), Atlanta Georgia
Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEG)
Understanding the Intricacies of a DWUI Case, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association and National College of DUI Defense, Laramie Wyoming
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA) and National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Speaker and Organizer of two (2) day, sixteen hour intensive CLE concerning DUI and implied consent laws conducted jointly with WTLA and NCDD
Winning DUI cases with Motions and preparing for the new Breath Machine., Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)
Defending Clients in Implied Consent Hearings Including CDL Issues, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
2010 Wyoming DWUI Update, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
2011 Wyoming DWUI Update, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
2011 Wyoming DWUI Law Update and Overview, Wyoming State Bar Association Annual Convention, Cheyenne Wyoming
Wyoming State Bar Association
2012 Wyoming DWUI Update, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Defenses to the EC/IR II Breath Machine., Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Attacking the Admissibility of Chemical Test Results in Implied Consent and DWUI Cases., Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, on line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Fundamentals, Short comings and Legal Challenges to Drug Recognition Expert/Evaluator (DRE) evidence, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Laramie Wyoming
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Defending Client’s whose BAC Results are above the Legal Limit, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, On line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Trends in Raising Constitutional Claims in DUI and Implied Consent Cases, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, On line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Using Rules of Evidence and the Constitution to Suppress Chemical Test Results in DWUI Cases: or; How Did the Department of Health (DOH) acquire the imprimatur to Determine the Admissibility of Chemical Testing Evidence in DWUI Cases?”, Wyoming Public Defender DWUI Training, Chicago Illinois
DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA)
Pretrial Motion Practice to Help you Win your DWUI cases, Wyoming Public Defender DWUI Training, Casper Wyoming
National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Organized and a speaker for 8 Hour CLE put on by the NCDD to help Wyoming Public Defender understand DWUI law
Demanding Complete Discovery and a Daubert Hearing to Determine the Scientific Validity of a Chemical Test Result in DWUI, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, On line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
The Current State of Research for Proving Marijuana Impairment: Green Tongue and Other Myths Propagated to Prove Marijuana Impairment, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, On line Webinar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
“DWUI Cases in Wyoming – Representing people accused of impaired driving, who are required to provide blood samples”, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association and National College of DUI Defense, Casper Wyoming
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA) and National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Speaker and Organizer for the WTLA/NCDD 8 hour CLE: “DWUI Cases in Wyoming – Representing people accused of impaired driving, who are required to provide blood samples”
Certifications
Forensic Chromatography IX: Theory and Practice
The American Chemical Society - Axion Labs Chicago
Forensic Chromatography XV: Theory and Practice
The American Chemical Society - Axion Labs Chicago
Forensic Drug Analysis IV
The American Chemical Society - Axion Labs Chicago
Forensic Principles of DUID III
The American Chemical Society - Axion Labs Chicago
Certification of Completion, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner’s Course
Platt & Associates
Certification of Completion, Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DRE/DCEP) Overview Course
Platt & Associates
Awards
The ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation as recognized by the Chemistry and the Law Division of the ACS”
ACS-CHAL
Awarded to attorneys with special training in forensic sciences used in DUI cases, who have passed an examination to prove their proficiency in forensic science
Professional Associations
DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA)
Founding Member
- Current
DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA)
Chairperson - Amici Committee
- Current
National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Wyoming State Delegate
- Current
National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Sustaining Member
- Current
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association (WTLA)
Member
- Current
Activities: Frequent lecturer on Wyoming DUI laws for the WTLA
Wyoming State Bar # 6-2842
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wyoming
10th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
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Websites & Blogs
Website
R. Michael Vang P.C.
Contact & Map
Benchmark Building
1050 N. 3rd Street, Suite B-2
P.O. Box 1186
Laramie, WY 82073-1186
USA
Telephone: (307) 460-9252
Fax: (307) 460-7338
105 South Fourth Street, Suite B
Laramie, WY 82070
USA