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Donald P. Prehoda, Jr.

Attorney at Law since 1973


Donald P. Prehoda, Jr., was born in Hermosa Beach,California. He served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam conflict, which included a tour of duty in South Viet Nam in 1968-69. Upon receiving his law degree, Mr. Prehoda joined a law firm in Laramie, Wyoming and has been practicing law in this community since 1973. During this period, he has developed a law practice which emphasizes the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, business planning and real estate transactions. Mr. Prehoda has held an “av” rating with Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years and has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine.

Education and Experience 

  • University of Wyoming – College of Law, J.D., 1973


  • University of Wyoming, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration and Accounting), 1971


  • Admitted to Practice Law in Wyoming

  • University of Wyoming - College of Law, Adjunct Professor

    •  Estates and Trusts

    • Estate Planning

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel -  Fellow

  • University of Wyoming - College of Law, Dean’s Advisory Board - Member

  • University of Wyoming - College of Law, Wyoming Planned Giving Advisory Council - Member

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel -  Fellow

  • Wyoming State Bar Association - Past Chairman of Probate and Trust Section

  • Albany County - Former Justice of the Peace

  • Laramie Chamber of Commerce - Past Member

  • Laramie Economic Development Corporation - Past Member

  • Laramie Rotary Club - Past President and Current Member

  • Ivinson Memorial Hospital Foundation - Past Board Member

  • Eppson Senior Center - Past Board Member/President

  • Kiwanis Club of Laramie - Past President

  • Albany County United Way - Past Board Member

  • Hospice of Laramie - Past Board Member/President

  • Snowy Range Academy - Past Board Member

  • Knights of Pythias - Member


Mr. Prehoda and his wife, Mary-Catherine (Mary-Cay) Prehoda, nee Veronda, are well acquainted throughout the State of Wyoming, as the practice of law has taken them to most every community within the state. Mrs. Prehoda’s family lived and worked in Casper, Wyoming. Don and Mary-Cay have one daughter, Nicole Marie. Activities enjoyed by Mr. Prehoda include fly fishing, snow skiing and golf.

Three Things Don Can't Live Without...

Fishing Rod
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