Timothy O. Beppler

Timothy O. Beppler

Tim Beppler has been a resident of the State of Wyoming for most of his life. He joined the firm as a partner in 2009, and practices in the firm’s Evanston, Wyoming, and Park City, Utah offices. In June, 2020, Tim became Of Counsel to the firm.


Timothy O. Beppler

Education & Licensure

Tim received a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Wyoming in 1973 and his law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1976.

Tim is licensed to practice law in Wyoming and Utah.

Community Service

Tim currently serves on the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities of Wyoming.

Tim has served as a board director and officer for a number of non-profit organizations, including the Wyoming State Bar Foundation; Uinta Recycling, Inc.; Evanston Area Community Foundation; Uinta County Library Board; Evanston Urban Renewal Board; B.E.A.R. Project, Inc. and the Evanston Youth Club. He was named as the 2005 “Citizen of the Year” for Evanston, Wyoming. Tim is a past member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for the Wyoming State Bar, and is a former chair of both the Wyoming Board of Professional Responsibility and the Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics. He is a past Commissioner of Equal Justice Wyoming, an entity created under the Wyoming Supreme Court to improve access to justice for Wyoming’s low-income citizens. Tim is also a past member of the Chancery Court Committee of the Wyoming Supreme Court.

Memberships & Professorships

Tim is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and served as the ACTEC Wyoming State Chair from 2015 – 2020. He is a full member (TEP) of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He served as an Adjunct Professor of Law (Estate Planning) at the University of Wyoming College of Law for the spring semester of 2011.  He is an honorary Member of the Order of the Coif.

Tim is a member of the Uinta County Bar Association.

Speaking Engagements

  • Wyoming Center for Legal Aid Webinar, August 22, 2014, “How to Successfully Administer a Small Estate”
  • The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors 2014 National Spring Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 14, 2014, “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: The Changing Landscape of Irrevocable Trust Planning”
  • University of Wyoming Foundation Estate Planning Continuing Education for Wyoming Professionals Seminar, Rock Springs, Wyoming, November 13, 2012, “Year-end Gift Planning Issues for 2012 and the Federal Gift Tax Exemption – Use it or Lose it?”
  • STEP Wyoming Webinar, October 31, 2012, “2012 Year End Estate and Gift Tax Strategies”
  • 2010 Osborne Tax Luncheon in Salt Lake City, Utah, “Utah/Wyoming Asset Protection Trusts”
  • 2010 Wyoming State Bar Convention, Laramie, Wyoming, “2010 Wyoming LLC Act”
  • 2009 Wyoming State Bar Convention, Evanston, Wyoming, “Domestic Asset Protection Trusts and their Trustees: Wyoming vs. Utah”
  • 2004 Wyoming State Bar Convention, Gillette, Wyoming, “Recent Developments in Estate & Business Planning”
  • 2001 UW School of Law, Laramie, Wyoming, “Estate Planning in Wyoming: The Impact of the Economic Growth and the Relief Act of 2001”.

Published Articles

  • “The 2010 Wyoming Limited Liability Company Act: A Uniform Recipe with Wyoming “Home Cooking”, Wyoming Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2011
  • “Domestic Asset Protection Trusts:  A Comparison of the Laws of Utah and Wyoming”, Utah Bar Journal, Volume 23 No. 2, March/April 2010
  • “Qualified Settlement Funds and Section 468B”, Wyoming Lawyer, June 2009
  • “Competitive Bidding on Public Works in Wyoming: Determinations of Responsibility and Preference”, Land and Water Law Review, Vol. XI, No. 1, 1976


Tim began his legal career as the law clerk for Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Rose. In 1979, he entered the private practice of law in Evanston, Wyoming. During the early part of his career in Evanston, he also served as a Deputy Uinta County Attorney with a focus on civil matters including tax-exempt bond financing.