R. Scott Garland   |Admitted in Wyoming & Idaho


Scott Garland offers consultation, transactional services and litigation services in real estate planning, zoning and development projects, real estate transactions, real estate litigation, federal public land use law, business formation and general business advice, commercial litigation, and construction litigation.

Mr. Garland has represented numerous buyers and sellers in real estate transactions and due diligence investigations, and numerous land owners and developers before county and municipal planning, zoning and building departments and the political bodies within those arenas that approve real estate developments. Mr. Garland has also represented clients in dealings with financial institutions that loan money for real estate development. Mr. Garland's other clients include local banks, local and regional small and intermediate sized businesses; local homeowner and condominium owners associations, and owners of residences or commercial buildings in design and/or construction defect matters.

Mr. Garland has considerable experience with State and Federal governmental agencies that may be involved in real estate and/or business permit matters such as the U. S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, the Wyoming State Engineer's Office, the Wyoming Department of Transportation, and other State of Wyoming and Idaho agencies.

Mr. Garland has commercial, real estate and building construction litigation experience in Wyoming and Idaho State and Federal courts, as well as in litigation experience in the United States Court of Claims.

Mr. Garland is a native of Wyoming. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business/finance from the University of Wyoming in 1981, and received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Wyoming in 1985. He has worked as an Assistant Wyoming Attorney General and worked in other civil law practices in Jackson, Wyoming. Mr. Garland is a past President of the Teton County Bar Association (2002), and also served as Secretary and Treasurer of that Association. He has served and continues to serve on numerous local and State of Wyoming non-profit boards for groups such as the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited, the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation, the Snake River Fund and the Center for Resolution.


Wyoming Bar Association
Idaho Bar Association
Teton County Wyoming Bar


Wyoming State & U.S. District Courts
Idaho State & U.S. District Courts
United States Court of Claims