Tara Brooke Nethercott

    Practice Areas

  • Land Use
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Representation
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil and Criminal Appeals
  • Higher Education Law

    Court Admissions

  • All State District Courts
  • Wyoming Supreme Court
  • U.S. District of Wyoming
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Tara B. Nethercott is a Wyoming native committed to providing superior legal representation to the businesses and people of our communities. Her practice is concentrated in corporate representation, employment law, land use, professional liability defense, appellate matters and criminal defense.

Tara B. Nethercott is one of Wyoming’s Top 40 Lawyers under 40 and has proven record of success in both the State and Federal courts of Wyoming. She is a Partner with Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC. Prior to joining the Firm she attended the University of Wyoming College of Law where she served as student body President and won the school’s moot court competition.

    Published Cases

  • Davis Foundation v. Colorado State University Foundation, 320 P.3d 1115 (Wyo. 2014)
  • Mersereau v. State of Wyoming, 286 P.3d 97 (Wyo. 2012)
  • World Family Corporation v. Windjammer Communications, LLC, 273 P.3d 1078 (Wyo. 2012)
  • Gruwell v. State of Wyoming, 254 P.3d 223 (Wyo. 2011)

    Community Involvement

  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of Governmental Affairs
  • Leadership Cheyenne, Class of 2014
  • Laramie County Bar Association

    Work History

  • Intern, United States Attorneys’ Office: (2008-2009)
  • Summer Associate, Sundahl Powers Kapp and Martin, LLC (2008)
  • Research Assistant to Author and Professor, Harvey Gelb (2007-2009)
  • Intern, Federal Public Defender’s Office (2007)


  • University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of Wyoming, B.A., Communication, 2005
  • University of Wyoming, B.A., Criminal Justice 2005

1912 Capitol Ave Ste. 500
Cheyenne, WY 82001

P.O. Box 1888
Cheyenne, WY 82003

FAX: 307-432-7522