LaMar Jost is a member of several national trial teams at Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell. His broad litigation practice encompasses product liability, mass torts, medical malpractice, oil and gas, employment, and complex commercial litigation. 

LaMar has first- and second-chaired multimillion dollar personal injury trials in Nevada, New Jersey, California, and Texas. He has won asbestos wrongful death trials in such plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Cook County, Illinois. He has won summary judgments for a Fortune 10 manufacturing company in Wyoming and Washington. He has helped win legal malpractice cases in Wyoming and Missouri. He has successfully briefed a matter of first impression under CERCLA in the Tenth Circuit and then successfully opposed the plaintiff's petition for certiorari from the U.S. Supreme Court. He has developed special knowledge of medical malpractice cases involving hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus and advised clients and co-counsel on related litigation strategies. LaMar has also represented clients in federal multidistrict litigation and in cases remanded from multidistrict litigation.

Through each stage of the litigation process, LaMar anticipates and responds to his clients' needs. He is aggressive in fact and expert discovery, proactive at mediation, and always ready to defend his clients at trial.

In addition to trial work, LaMar has an active appellate practice. He has handled complex appeals for companies and individuals in a variety of practice areas, including constitutional law, environmental law, insurance, and intellectual property. LaMar has argued and briefed several appeals in the Tenth Circuit and Colorado appellate courts, and, through the appellate process, has assisted in making law favorable to industry in the states within the Tenth Circuit.

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Colorado Rising Stars
    
Personal Injury Defense: Products, 2009-2014
Law Week Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers
    Selected, 2007
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Federalist Society
Supreme Court Historical Society

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors
St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church
    Lector

Teaching Positions
Eastern New Mexico University
    Adjunct Professor

Personal Interests
Fly fishing
Marathon running
Snowshoeing
Representative Cases
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Teaching PositionsEastern New Mexico University
    Adjunct Professor
Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Colorado Rising Stars
    
Personal Injury Defense: Products, 2009-2014
Law Week Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers
    Selected, 2007
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Federalist Society
Supreme Court Historical Society
Government ServiceLaw Clerk to The Honorable Bobby R. Baldock, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Law Clerk to The Honorable Clarence A. Brimmer, United States District Court for the District of Wyoming
Community Memberships, Activities, and HonorsSt. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church
    Lector
Personal InterestsFly fishing
Marathon running
Snowshoeing
Articles/Presentations
Education
  • University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 2002
    Order of the Coif
    Wyoming Law Review, Comment Editor
  • University of Wyoming, B.S., Political Science, 1999
    Outstanding Political Science Graduate

Government ServiceLaw Clerk to The Honorable Bobby R. Baldock, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Law Clerk to The Honorable Clarence A. Brimmer, United States District Court for the District of Wyoming

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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