Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Professional Licensing
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Formation and Representation
  • Personal Injury
  • Guardianships/Conservatorships
  • Workers’ Compensation


Matthew J. Fermelia

Matt is a Wyoming native who has a diverse legal background spanning over 30 years who joined Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC in 2019. He prides himself as being a proficient, detailed and result oriented legal counsel and has represented government entities and private clients in litigation, commercial, regulatory, administrative, and legislative matters. He is a dedicated professional with strong business acumen and the ability to provide effective solutions to meet strategic goals. Matt has an expertise in the areas of employment and labor law, employee relations, discrimination and professional licensing matters.

He served as a law clerk/staff attorney at the Wyoming Supreme Court, general counsel for the Wyoming Board of Judicial Policies and Administration, as a Wyoming Senior Assistant Attorney General and in private practice with both large and small law firms. He has been named a Top Lawyer In Wyoming (2013 - 2019) by The Legal Network.


  • University of Wyoming, B.S, - Accounting (1983)
  • University of Wyoming, College of Law - J.D. (1986)

Civic Engagement/Publications:

Board of Directors – Cheyenne Rotary Club; Cheyenne Rotary Club Local Foundation; The Avenues Townhome Association; Knights of Columbus - Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church; Cheyenne Sprint Triathlon; Sigma Chi Fraternity - Gamma Xi Chapter

Mostert v. CBL & Associates, 741 P.2d 1090 (Wyo. 1987) - cited case note at 30 ATLA L. Rep. 440 (December 1987)

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming (1986)
  • California (1988)
  • Colorado (2012)

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