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Wyoming Supreme Court Overturns Conviction of Man Ruling His Fourth Amendment Rights Were Violated Fleener Petersen has obtained another favorable decision at the Wyoming Supreme Court. In State v. Levenson, the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned the conviction of our client, Joshua Levenson, who had been arrested on drug charges. According to the Court, The Wyoming […]

Felony Jury Trial – Another Win

On April 27, 2022, a twelve-person jury found a 23-year-old man not guilty of aggravated assault and battery. The man was a University of Wyoming Law Student at the time he was charged. He was working as a bouncer at the Buckhorn Bar in Laramie, Wyoming when he was confronted by an angry and aggressive […]

The Wyoming Supreme Court recently ruled that a defendant’s age at the time of the alleged crime determines whether or not a case is heard in juvenile court. This applies to people who are 18 or older when charged and/or when their case goes to trial. This is as long as the incident in question […]

Civil Defense Win

Fleener Petersen, in its first civil defense, won the ultimate victory. We got the civil claims against our client dismissed with prejudice before the case ever went to trial. Fleener Petersen worked closely with Traci Lacock of Hirst Applegate in Cheyenne and Eric Klein of Johnson Klein in Boulder to achieve the win. Together this […]

Wyoming Supreme Court On Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Wyoming Supreme Court released an excellent opinion in Thompson v. State of Wyoming, 2021 WY 84, which can be found here. The unanimous opinion was penned by Justice Kautz. The case arose from a conviction following a jury trial in District Court, Hon. Kerri Johnson presiding. […]

Three in a Row

With another incredible victory in a military court martial, Tom Fleener has now won three jury trials in a row. These victories happened all in the short time frame since the lifting of the pandemic restrictions on jury trials. They have occurred in three different locations (Rawlins, Sundance, and Cheyenne) and in two different tribunals […]

“Not Guilty” in Sundance

Bob Coronato: Not Guilty Partners Tom Fleener and Devon Petersen, along with investigator Houston Woodhouse, secured another successful outcome for their client following a three-day jury trial in Sundance, Wyoming. Click here for the article in the Sundance Times.  Bob Coronato was charged with two felonies (aggravated assault and battery and strangulation of a household […]

Will the Past Come Back to Haunt You?

Can Life History be Used at Trial? Have you ever wondered if the things you’ve done before in your life would be admissible at a trial of the charges you currently face? That’s a very good question, and its answer could have a huge impact on your current criminal charge. Imagine you are charged with […]

With the addition of Devon Petersen as a Partner, Fleener Petersen is expanding its presence in appellate representation. Devon brings a strong background in research and writing with a history degree from Princeton University. Following law school, these skills were tailored to the law during his work for District Court Judge Hon. Norman E. Young. […]

Text messages and social media posts present a unique problem for the law. When the rules of evidence were first written, text messaging and social media had not yet been invented. It had not yet swept the globe as a major form of communication and interaction. In today’s world, text messages and social media posts […]


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