Practice Areas

  • Land Use
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • 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

Tara B. Nethercott is a Wyoming native committed to providing superior legal representation to the businesses and people of Wyoming. Her practice is concentrated in employment law, probate and estate administration, higher education, personal injury and appellate work.

Tara B. Nethercott is one of Wyoming’s Top 40 Lawyers under 40 and has proven record of success in both 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.

In 2016, Tara Nethercott was honored to be elected into the Wyoming legislature as a Wyoming Senator, representing District 4 in Laramie County. She serves on the judiciary committee, corporations and elections committee, and the management audit committee.

Published Cases

  • P&N Investments Inc., v. Frontier Mall Associates, LP, 254 P.3d 22 (Wyo. 2017)
  • 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

  • State of Wyoming Legislature, Senate, 2016 - current
  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Chairman 2018, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, 2013 - 2017
  • Wyoming Business Report Top 40 under 40
  • Leadership Cheyenne, Class of 2017
  • Emerging Leader Community Award, 2016
  • University of Wyoming College of Law Advisory Council, 2016 - current
  • Wyoming Wranglers, 2014 - current
  • Leadership Wyoming, Class of 2014
  • Laramie County Bar Association
  • Emerging Leader Award 2016

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)

Education

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

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