John R. Vincent

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Riverton, Wyoming

Vincent Davey Law Firm
John R. Vincent
Vincent Davey Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage, Business & Corporate; view more

Licensed in Wyoming since: 1974

Education: Creighton University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2024

Vincent Davey Law Firm

301 East Adams
Riverton, WY 82501 Visit website


Attorney John R. Vincent is the founder and member of the Vincent Law Office, which has offices in Riverton, Wyoming, and Columbus, Montana. Working primarily from the firm's Riverton office, Mr. Vincent uses his more than 45 years of legal experience to provide the highest level of advocacy and support possible for clients who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Personal injury and wrongful death

·        Oil field injuries

·        Insurance bad faith

·        Landowner claims

·        Energy and natural resources issues

·        Business disputes

·        General civil litigation

Born in Fremont, Nebraska, Mr. Vincent spent most of his life in Riverton, and he worked in the oil and uranium industries to help pay his way through college and law school. Through this experience, Mr. Vincent gained an appreciation for the hard-working men and women of his state, and he has earned a reputation as a tireless advocate for those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of a workplace accident.

Over the course of his career, he has recovered numerous verdicts in excess of $1 million for his clients, and he has spent a considerable amount of his career lobbying the state's legislature for better laws to protect workers' rights and safety.

In all cases, Mr. Vincent delivers the personalized attention his clients deserve as he aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes on their behalves. Recognized for his success as well as his impeccable professionalism and service, he holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Best Lawyers® has included him in its list as one of the nation's top attorneys. He even received Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year Award in 2012.

A 1971 graduate of Montana State University, Mr. Vincent obtained his Juris Doctor from Creighton University in 1974. He is admitted to practice before state and federal courts in Wyoming and Nebraska as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court.

A leader in his field, Mr. Vincent has served as president and secretary-treasurer of the Fremont County Bar Association as well as on the board of director of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association. He has also served on a number of committees with the Wyoming Bar Association related to insurance law, legislative reform and other matters, and he is an active member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Wind River Bar Association and the American Judicature Society.

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Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage, Business/Corporate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Bad Faith Insurance, Landlord/Tenant, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Insurance Coverage
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Energy & Natural Resources
  • 10% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1974, Wyoming

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Faculty Member, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
  • Mountain Super Lawyers
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Legislative and Law Reform Committee, 2001 & 2002
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1988 – 1994
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Civil Patter Jury Instruction Committee, 1990 – 1998
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Insurance and Endorsements Committee, 1989 – 1990
  • Member, Wyoming Bar Association
  • Member, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Judicature Society
  • Fremont County Bar Association, President, 1980 – 1981
  • Member of the Wind River Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member, Fremont County Bar Association
  • Fremont County Bar Association, Secretary – Treasurer, 1979 – 1980
  • Member of Wyoming Indian Affairs Council, 1993 – 1995
  • Member of Riverton City Counsel, 1979 – 1982
  • Executive Director of Montana Coal Council, 1976
  • Wyoming
  • Shoshone & Arapahoe Tribal Court
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Nebraska State and Federal Courts
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board of Directors, Wyoming National Bank
  • Mayor of Riverton, WY, 2003 – 2011
Educational Background:
  • Montana State University, B.A., 1971

Office location for John R. Vincent

301 East Adams
Riverton, WY 82501

Phone: 307-298-6325


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011 - 2024

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