Stuart Day Receives Champion of Justice for Legal Services Award
The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Stuart Day, an attorney from Casper, has received one of two Champion of Justice for Legal Services Awards. Angie Dorsch, Executive Director of Equal Justice Wyoming, presented the award last week during the Bar’s Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference in Jackson, Wyoming. The nomination for the award was also submitted by Dorsch.
Day has served on the volunteer Equal Justice Wyoming Board of Commissioners since it was created in 2011. In that capacity he has helped navigate the growth of statewide legal services and pro bono work in Wyoming. He has established pro bono work as a significant part of his firms’ culture and instilled this in his daughters, who also regularly undertake pro bono cases. Day routinely accepts pro bono cases from Equal Justice Wyoming. He has been a supporter and voice for access to justice in the state and also serves on the Wyoming Access to Justice Commission where he chairs one of the working groups. In addition, Day helped establish the Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation and currently serves as the Foundation’s inaugural President.
Day’s steadfast work to improve the justice system and promote access to justice has earned him the title “Champion of Justice.”
Day is a shareholder in Williams, Porter, Day & Neville, P.C. and has been involved in a broad spectrum of civil litigation. He has represented both insurance companies and insureds in litigation involving coverage and bad faith claims. Day has also appeared in litigation involving premises liability, automobile and truck accident claims and work-related injuries and deaths in industrial settings. He has also represented electric utilities in a variety of personal injury and administrative actions. Day has served as the President of the Natrona County Bar Association and Chairman of the Wyoming Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He was also President of the Wyoming State Bar Foundation. Day is currently a member of the Equal Justice Wyoming Board of Directors and is President of the Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation.