Attorneys

Jim Lubing – Partner

jim-lubing-wyoming-lawyers-attorneyJames K. Lubing, founder of the firm, has practiced law in Jackson since 1985. Jim was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin in 1979, and earned his J.D. from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1984.

Jim moved to Wyoming in 1982, and married his wife of 33 years, Jill. He has been engaged in the general practice of law from his office in Jackson Hole since 1985. Jim maintains a diverse practice, representing clients in all types of civil and criminal litigation in the State and Federal Courts of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. He is also admitted to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jim was appointed as a part-time United States Magistrate Judge in 2004, and served as a Magistrate Judge until October of 2014. His experience as both lawyer and judge has allowed him to pursue a thriving mediation practice, helping individuals and their attorneys resolve disputes of all kinds.

Jim is a member of the Association of Ski Defense Attorneys, Teton County Bar Association, the Idaho State Bar Association, Montana State Bar Association, the Wyoming State Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association.

Jim has been recognized for the highest level of professional excellence by Martindale-Hubbell.  Jim also was recognized for his litigation successes by being invited to join the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States whose membership is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements.

attorney-jim-lubing-wyoming-lawyersJim and his wife have two grown children, two dogs, and two horses. He spends his free time hiking, skiing, and biking, with a little fishing thrown in on the side. In the fall, most of his weekends are spent remaining a devoted fan of the Green Bay Packers.

Nathan D. Rectanus – Partner

Nate grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. He attended Creighton University and graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Environmental Science. After graduation he attended Vermont Law School, where he was head notes editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.

During law school, Nate taught legal writing as a Dean’s Fellow, was a constitutional law teaching assistant, and spent a semester clerking for Justice Brian Burgess of the Vermont Supreme Court. After law school he worked for a small general practice firm in northern Vermont.

He then moved to Jackson with his wife Laura and began working for the firm in 2013. Nate’s practice is focused on both civil litigation and criminal defense. He also serves as an alternate magistrate judge for the Circuit and Municipal Courts in Jackson. Nate is an avid Packers and Brewers fan, and enjoys grilling, fishing and is a powder skiing enthusiast.

Kevin P. Gregory – Partner

Kevin grew up in Ocean City, Maryland. He attended Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree.

Kevin went on to attend law school at the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law in Richmond, Virginia. Kevin was a member of the Student Bar Association, Moot Court Board, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and Trial Advocacy Board at Richmond Law.

Kevin graduated from University of Richmond School of Law, cum laude, and began working for a general practice firm in Ocean City, Maryland. His practice included a wide variety of matters, focusing primarily on civil litigation and local government issues.

Kevin relocated to Jackson Hole in 2014 and began work with a local law firm, focusing on a variety of real estate, development, business and civil matters. Kevin joined the firm in 2015.

Kevin’s practice with the firm focuses on representation of businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil, transactional, business and other matters, with particular emphasis on providing his clients with effective guidance through litigation.

Kevin was named to “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars list in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Kevin was named to “America’s Top 100 Attorneys” in 2017.

Amanda Gamblin – Associate

Amanda grew up in Lompoc, California. She attended the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie. During law school, she worked as the Student Director of the Defender Aid Program and was awarded the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award. After graduating from law school, Amanda moved to Star Valley with her boyfriend Kyle. She is a member of the Wyoming Bar, the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, National Association of Women Lawyers and Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association.  She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her loved ones.