307.637.5575 firm@mtslegal.net

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage / Opinions
  • Bad Faith Claims Defense
  • Felony Criminal Defense
  • Misdemeanor Criminal Defense
  • DUI and DWI
  • Commercial General Liability (CGL) Defense
  • Wrongful Death
  • Recreational Liability
  • Contractor Liability
  • Professional Malpractice/Negligence
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Contracts
  • Accidents: Auto, Truck, Industrial
  • Catastrophic and Traumatic Injuries: Spine, Brain,  Burns, Back, Amputations, etc.
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • FELA
  • Civil Trials & Appeals
  • Co-Counsel / Local Counsel
  • Adoption
  • Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Administrative Law
  • Labor Standards
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Discrimination / Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination

The firm’s ability to represent clients in Wyoming extends to all locals including Cheyenne, Casper, Douglas, Gillette, Sheridan, Buffalo, Cody, Lander, Riverton, Worland, Ten Sleep, Greybull, Powell, Rawlins, Rock Springs, Laramie, Pinedale, Pine Bluffs, Jackson, Afton, Alpine, Saratoga, Wheatland, Newcastle, Evanston, Thermopolis, Wind River Indian Reservation and all cities and towns in between.

Insurance Defense

The attorneys at McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin, LLC are routinely sought out and relied upon to represent a large base of clients at the request of and on behalf of their personal and liability insurance companies.  A significant part of our practice is devoted to defense of personal injury claims, general commercial liability, professional liability and malpractice.

When representing an individual or company on behalf of an Insurance Company we understand the importance of keeping the insured and the insurer apprised of events throughout the litigation process. It is our goal to deliver a cost effective yet thorough and aggressive defense and representation. We provide the knowledge and skills to independently and realistically evaluate each claim and provide straight forward and honest consultations regarding litigation and settlement. Our Attorneys are experienced and well equipped to take your case through discovery, mediation and all the way to trial and appeal whenever necessary to achieve the right result.

 

Mediation/Arbitration

Our Firm also has a busy and extensive mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practice. Our mediation rates are fair and reasonable. The combined experience and collective knowledge of our attorneys give each of them a unique perspective in resolving a wide variety of disputes.

Mediation can often be a cost effective way to resolve a dispute and save clients the unnecessary expense of high contingency fees, excessive costs, prolonged litigation and stressful trials.  Mediation is also intended to help your client understand the strengths and weaknesses of their case and of the other sides factual and legal defenses.  Agreeing to allow an independent third party help sort through these issues and understand the value of their claim and the advantages of early settlement can help all parties achieve a mutual resolution through discussion and compromise while avoiding long delays and the expense and unpredictability of trial.

 

Criminal Defense

When your freedom and future are in jeopardy because you were accused or charged with a criminal offense, you need an effective and experienced attorney to stand by you and fight on your behalf. While many general practice attorneys are willing to take on criminal cases, it is increasingly uncommon to have attorneys with our high level criminal jury trial experience and the knowledge of the criminal system. The attorneys at McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin have the experience and resources that give them the unique ability to defend clients across the state in cases ranging from minor drug possession charges to major felony criminal offenses.

We have decades of combined criminal defense experience, including handling cases ranging from DUIs to Murder in the First Degree, we believe every case is defensible. Our attorneys can back the positions they take on behalf of their clients, and can give you the best possible shot at freedom and peace of mind.

Workers Compensation

The attorneys at McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin, LLC have an experienced, active and aggressive Wyoming Workers’ Compensation practice representing both injured workers and employers with regard to injury claims and workers’ compensation matters.

The Firm has represented large and small companies headquartered both in and outside Wyoming. Our attorneys can help with understanding the Wyoming Workers’ Compensation System, filing and defending objections to benefits, investigating and procuring information regarding injury claims, pre-existing conditions, etc. Once an objection is filed we can investigate an injury claim, obtain medical records, and depose treating physicians to understand the nature and etiology of a reported injury to determine its relationship to a work related incident.

 

Professional/Medical Malpractice

The attorneys at McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin, LLC have been sought out to represent and defend professionals throughout Wyoming against claims of professional negligence and malpractice. Our attorneys have represented a number of clients in this area including attorneys, law firms, realtors (reals estate agents), insurance agents, and others.

You can rely on and trust our attorneys to take the time to understand the sensitive nature of each malpractice claim and to assist in obtaining a resolution of these matters in an expeditious but aggressive manner with an eye toward preserving the integrity and reputation of our clients.

 

Accidents/Injuries

Our attorneys bring their wide ranging and varied experience to every personal injury and wrongful death case. They spend the time, energy and resources to truly understand their clients and cases.

The attorneys at McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin understand that each individual case holds extensive personal meaning for our clients, whether the case involves death, brain injury, bodily injury, blindness, paralysis, burns or other catastrophic results. This is why we tailor our strategy to each case individually, to ensure that not only our clients have the best possible chance at financial compensation, but also find the justice and healing that are often necessary for their recovery from catastrophic circumstances.

Adoption/Domestic Relations

At McKellar, Tiedeken & Scoggin we have extensive experience dealing with all forms of domestic relations cases, including divorce, child custody issues, adoption, guardianship and parental rights. Our attorneys are regularly called upon and appointed by the Courts and Judges of Wyoming to act as Guardian Ad Litems (GALs) in a multitude of complex cases representing persons ranging from children and infants to incompetent persons and the elderly.

We take particular pride in assisting individuals navigate the complexities of adoption proceedings, as well as assisting in difficult custody modifications and contested divorces. We understand and focus on giving each case the care, compassion and patience required to best represent our client’s interests in emotionally draining and tumultuous times. 

Employment Litigation

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