John D. Bowers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Afton, WY

Bowers Law Firm
 | 685 South Washington, PO Box 1550
Afton, WY 83110
Phone: 307-885-1000
Fax: 307-885-1002
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

John D. Bowers, of the Bowers Law Firm in Afton, Wyoming, concentrates his practice on personal injury law and general civil litigation. He serves clients throughout Wyoming, Idaho and Utah in matters involving motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability and wrongful death.

A licensed attorney since 1996, Mr. Bowers has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals who have sustained a catastrophic injury or lost a loved one due to negligence. He has recovered major sums in verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients over the years, including multimillion-dollar settlements in construction and trucking accident matters.

In honor of his accomplishments, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Bowers an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, the highest available rating from the organization given to attorneys possessing the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence. In addition to running his law practice, he serves as the appointed commissioner of the Uniform Law Commission.

Mr. Bowers enjoys staying active in his legal community through membership in a variety of professional organizations. He is a member of the Wyoming State Bar, the State Bar of Arizona, the Idaho State Bar and the Utah State Bar. He also belongs to the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association and the Utah Association for Justice.

Mr. Bowers received a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University. He went on to earn his law degree from Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School. He holds an active law license in Wyoming, Arizona, Idaho and Utah. Prior to founding his practice, he served as a prosecutor for the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Civil Litigation
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Devices, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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About John Bowers

Admitted: 1996, Wyoming

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  • Selected as a Super Lawyer, 2013 - 2016 
  • The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. AV Preeminent® (4.5-5.0) - AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence., AV Rated attorney, Martindal-Hubble Peer Review Rating, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Wyoming, Utah, Idaho and Arizona

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Idaho, 2004
  • Arizona, 2015 
  • Utah, 2008
  • Wyoming, 1996


  • Millions recovered for clients, examples include Trucking accident settlement 1.4 million Construction accident settlement 1.2 million Autoaccident with soft tissue injury 250,000 Student injured at school, fully recovered, 150,000  

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member of the Wyoming and Utah trial associations. Appointed commissioner of the National Uniform Law Commission. 
  • I personally handle cases in Wyoming, Idaho, Utah and Arizona. Put the experience and hard work on your side of the table.

Industry Groups

  • Handling Cases In Wyoming
  • Idaho
  • Utah And Arizona
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Office Location for John D. Bowers

685 South Washington
PO Box 1550
Afton, WY 83110

Phone: 307-885-1000

Fax: 307-885-1002

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Last Updated: 9/5/2019

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