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Kisling Law, LLC

Dave Kinskey

Dave Kinskey

Sheridan, Wyoming
(307) 672-5405

Dave's experience spans a range of business endeavors, law, and elected roles in local and state government.

Kisling Law, LLC, is a general civil and criminal practice. Dave's interests are contracts, business and partnerships, real estate, construction, planning and zoning, banking and lending, wills, trusts and estates, including special needs trusts, health care, landlord/tenant law (representing landlords), insurance defense and government boards, commissions and regulatory affairs and divorce.

J.D., with Honors, University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, WY
B.S. in Economics, cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Senator 2014 to present
State of Wyoming Legislature ▪ Johnson and Sheridan Counties
2018 Committee Membership: Joint Appropriations Committee, Management Audit Committee (Vice Chair), Senate Revenue Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee, Select Committee on Capital Financing & Investments, Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration.

Co-Founder/Co-Owner 2017 to present
CoWork @ The Montgomery ▪ Sheridan, WY
Built Sheridan's first co-work space from conception to a fully operational business.

Mayor 2004 -2014
City of Sheridan ▪ Sheridan, WY
Elected Mayor in 2004 and re-elected in 2008 and 2012. Held executive responsibility, with no City Administrator, for 180 employees, annual operations budget of approximately $20M and infrastructure projects of tens of millions per year. Led staff and Council in streamlined operations, improved customer service and a "business ready" city for economic development.

Experience included: Labor arbitration/negotiations, municipal court administration, municipal enterprise accounts, capital improvement planning, state & local government grantsmanship, joint powers board formation/governance, water supply agreements, municipal ordinances and resolutions, annexations and subdivisions, utility franchise agreements, business park negotiations and acquisition, liquor laws and regulations, dram shop liability policies and building code reform.

Owner/CEO 1988 - 2003
M&M Home Medical ▪ Sunnyvale, CA
Managed and grew this regional home health care company in the Silicon Valley from annual revenue of $250K to $16M. Sold the business to a national homecare firm and moved home to Wyoming!

Experience included: corporate compliance policies, government affairs, state and national trade associations, managed health care contracting, sub capitation provider contracting, Food & Drug Admin regulations, Pharmacy Board regulations, state and federal home health regulations and Medicare & Medicaid fraud and abuse regulations/policies.

Corporate Counsel/Director of Business Development 1985 - 1988
Mini Mart, Inc. ▪ Casper, WY
Served as corporate counsel and director of business development for Dave's family's chain of 125 Rocky Mountain-based convenience stores, operating across six states with over 700 employees. Assisted in the closing of the sale of the business to the national retail chain, The Kroger Company.

Experience included: Real estate evaluation, negotiation and construction oversight, sales forecasting and budgeting, product liability coverage/claims investigations, commercial lease negotiations, equipment leasing/finance, banking negotiations, commercial business risk assessment, insurance acquisition and all workforce related policies/procedures or claims.

Partner 1982 - 1985
Lubanu & Kinskey ▪ Gillette, WY
Partner in a general civil law practice.

Experience included: business acquisition, formation and sale, bankruptcies and loan restructuring, foreclosures, secured transactions, product liability, real estate sale, lease and acquisition, collections and executions, insurance defense, evictions, construction liens, divorce and custody.

Wyoming Association of Municipalities, Sheridan Community Land Trust (co-founder, Sheridan Economic & Educational Development Authority, Child Development Center, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Sheridan Association, Knights of Columbus, Pheasants Forever, Cowboy Joe Club

Areas of Practice

  • Dave's particular interests are contracts, business, corporate law, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, real estate, construction, health care, personal injury, government agencies, boards and commissions, banking and lending, and wills, trusts and estates, family law (divorce, custody), employment and workplace issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming, 1982


  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
    • J.D.
    • Honors: with Honors
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Economics, cum laude, General Studies

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