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John Schumacher

Attorney at Law

103 N. Broadway Avenue, Riverton, WY 82501

307-857-0300 307-463-2679 (facsimile)

email: info@windriverlaw.com

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Professional Memberships

Wyoming, 1993

District of Columbia, 1987

U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Tenth Circuit Court Of Appeals, 1996

United States Court Of Federal Claims, 1990

Shoshone and Arapahoe Tribal Court

various pro hac vice admissions in California, Montana, and Oklahoma

Wyoming State Bar

District of Columbia Bar

Fremont County Bar Association

Wind River Bar Association

American Bar Association

Department of the Interior

Wyoming Public Service Commission

Wyoming Water Development Commission

Fremont County Planning Commission

Environmental Protection Agency

Education

1982

University of Southwestern Louisiana, B.A. 1982

1986

Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., Juris Doctor

Born in Janesville, Wisconsin and became a resident of Fremont County, Wyoming in 1991

Born in Janesville, Wisconsin

Recognitions

 

“In Appreciation For Your Assistance Serving The Needy” from the Southwest Indian Foundation, Gallup, NM (1978).

“In Appreciation For Outstanding Work Beyond the Call of Duty” 1988-1991 from the Irataba Society, Parker, AZ.

Rotary Foundation

 

Publications and Presentations

 

Wind River Litigation: “Decades In The Making”, CLE International, May 2, 2013


Oil and Gas Development on the Wind River Reservation: Permitting and Regulatory Jurisdiction Matters, published in Oil and Gas and Other Resources of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming Geological Association (1993)


Oil and Gas Development on the Wind River Reservation: Permitting and Regulatory Jurisdiction Matters, published in Oil and Gas and Other Resources of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming Geological Association (1993)


An Introduction To Coalbed Gas Development On Indian Lands: Development Potential Ownership Rights, and Operational Issues, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Institute On Coalbed Gas Development (1992)


University of Wyoming Big Horn Symposium (2014)


Perspectives of Legal Requirements, Developing Effective Working Relationships With Indian Tribes and Organization, Larry D. Keown & Associates, Thermopolis, WY (2001)


Indian Child Welfare Act – Legal Issues, National Indian Preservation Conference, Phoenix, AZ, (1995)


Transactions Involving Tribal Lands, 2nd Annual ABA Section on Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Fall Meeting, San Antonio, TX (1994)


Permitting and Regulatory Jurisdiction, Wyoming Geological Association 50th Anniversary Field Conference, Casper, WY (1993)


High School and University of Wyoming moot court judge.


 

 

Reported Cases

 

In re General Adjudication of all Rights to Use Water in the Big Horn River System, 803 P .2d 61 (Big Horn II), 835 P.2d 273 (Big Horn Ill), 899 P.2d 848 (Big Horn V), 48 P.3d 1040 (Big Horn VI), 85 P.2d 981 (Big Horn VII).


Shoshone Indian Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyo. v. United States, 51 Fed. Cl. 60, 61 (200 I)


Wyoming Dept. Of Revenue v. Calhoun, 981 P.2d 480 (Wyo. 1999).


E.F. W v. St. Stephen’s Indian High School, 264 F.3d 1297 (10th Cir. 2001), and 51 F.Supp.2d 1217 (D.Wyo. 1999).


Ordinance 59 Ass’n v. U.S.Dept. of Interior Secretary, 163 F .3d 1150 ( 10th Cir. 1998)( civil rights litigation), and 970 F.Supp. 914 (D.Wyo. 1997).


Salinas v. LeMere, 131 Cal.App.4th 1059 (Ct.App. 4th Dist. 2005)


Eastern Shoshone Tribe v. Northern Arapaho Tribe, 926 F.Supp. 1024 (D.Wyo. 1996).