Andrew F. Sears

  • Location:
    • Casper Office
  • Contact:
    • Email
    • Phone: 307-234-9345
    • Fax: 307-237-5110

Andrew F. Sears joined the Casper Office of Murane & Bostwick, LLC in 2011. He primarily concentrates in the areas of personal injury defense, workers’ compensation, and criminal defense.

 

Admissions:

Wyoming Supreme Court
United States District Court for Wyoming

Experience:

Mr. Sears grew up in Midwest, WY, a small oilfield community approximately 45 miles north of Casper. He worked in the oilfield, saddle broke horses, and was a construction laborer through undergraduate school, until devoting his full attention to law school at the age of 23.

Following his graduation from the University of Wyoming College of Law, and prior to joining Murane & Bostwick, Mr. Sears served two years as law clerk for the First Judicial District Court in Cheyenne, WY. His primary responsibilities included preparation of written decisions for the Judges’ consideration, management of the Court’s probate docket, and providing assistance in civil and felony jury trials. Since joining Murane & Bostwick, Mr. Sears has served as both lead and co-counsel representing defendants in wide variety of cases including automobile accidents, premise liability claims, medical malpractice claims, personal injury claims involving recreational activities, and insurance bad faith. Mr. Sears has also represented employers and employees in workers’ compensation cases. He has handled numerous appeals to the Wyoming Supreme Court.

Mr. Sears and his wife, Alyson, have three children. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing with his wife and children as well as working on his family’s horse and cattle hobby ranch near Linch, WY.

Professional Organizations:

Wyoming State Bar
Natrona County Bar Association
Vice President, 2013
President, 2014
Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming
Vice President, Current
American Bar Association

Education:

  • Legal
    • J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law (2009)
  • Honors & Activities:
    • 2008-2009 Defender Aid Program Outstanding Student Intern
    • Rothgerber, Johnson & Lyons Trial Advocacy Competition
    • Represented the University of Wyoming in regional trial advocacy competition in Seattle, WA
  • Undergraduate
    • B.S., Political Science, University of Wyoming (2006)
    • A.S., Political Science, Casper College (2004)

Reported Cases:
Wilson v. State, 2009 WY 1, 199 P.3d 517 (Wyo. 2009)

       In re Bilyeu v. State ex. rel. Wyoming Workers’ Safety and Compensation Div., 2012 WY        141, 287 P.3d 773 (Wyo. 2012)

       Stroth v. North Lincoln County Hosp. Dist., 2014 WY 81, 327 P.3d 121 (Wyo. 2014)

Miller v. Beyer, 2014 WY 84, 329 P.3d 956 (Wyo. 2014)

Harmon v. Star Valley Medical Center, 2014 WY 90, 331 P.3d 1174 (Wyo. 2014)