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     Biography of Attorney

 

     Wayne Wiemerslage

Wayne Wiemerslage

 

Mr. Wiemerslage has practiced law more than 30 years as a member of government, in-house corporate counsel for public companies and his private law firm.


He served as an Illinois Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Fraud Division for five years.


He then served as attorney for Illinois Environmental Protection for 11 years, in its Divisions of Air, Land and Water Pollution Control and Public Water Supplies.


He then served as attorney for Illinois Environmental Protection for 11 years, in its Divisions of Air, Land and Water Pollution Control and Public Water Supplies.


He joined Marathon Oil Company in 1990, serving first as one of its environmental attorneys, then as its lead Information Technology/computer software licensing / hardware attorney until October 2003.


Mr. Wiemerslage then opened his own law firm in Colorado in 2003, then in Texas in 2012, practicing law in various areas as described in this website.


He is a former member of the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association and Denver Petroleum Club


Mr. Wiemerslage is the past chairman of the Colorado Bar Association's Communications and Technology Law Section. He is also member of the litigation section of the Colorado Bar Association.


Mr. Wiemerslage was appointed to the City of Fort Collins Telecommunications Board and was appointed by the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce to its Environmental Committee.  He was elected chair of the Environmental Law Subcommittee of the then Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association while he was working in Texas


He has made numerous presentations on contracting and licensing issues in Information Technology, business formation, and estate planning.

 

     Bar Admissions

 

Illinois, 1974 (active status
Texas, 1992 (active status)
Ohio, 2001 (inactive status)
Colorado, 2001 (active status

 

Not certified by the CO, IL, OH or TX boards of legal specialization. No designation has been made by those boards for a certificate of special competence in these areas of law.

 

     Education

 

Quincy University, Political Science, with Honors, 1971
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1974

 

     Published Works

 

Discovery of Electronic Backup Tapes and Shifting of Cost of Search and Restoration to the Requesting Party, Review of Rowe Entertainment v. William Morris Agency, et al. (2002) And Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, et al. (2003)

 

     Articles

 

EPA Rules on Environmental Site Assessments Effective November 1, 2006, written in 2006


New Methamphetamine Law Affects Residential Contracts January 1, 2007, written in 2007

 

     Presentations Given

 

Selecting Your Business Entity Form, 2005
Turning Code into Gold – Roadmap to Business Success, 2004
An Introduction to The New (CO) Meth Lab Disclosure Law in Residential Real Estate Transactions, 2007
Answering the Clients’ Legal Needs [in Estate Planning], 2006
Drafting and Negotiating Software Licenses and other Information Technology Contracts, 2005
Software Licenses and other I.T. Contracts, 2006
Legal Issues on Web Content, 2007
Intellectual Property 101 (Drafting and Negotiating I.T. Contracts), 2005
Drafting and Negotiating Web Hosting and Web Design Contracts, 2007
Management of I.T. Negotiations from the Vendor’s Perspective, 2007, 2008
An Introduction to the Environmental Laws of the United States and Colorado, 2007
Legal Issues on Web Content, 2007

An Introduction to Environmental Laws Which May Affect Your Business Clients in Northern Colorado, 2007

Global Warming: Science and Policy Issues, 2007 and 2008

Drafting Intellectual Property Licenses, Information Technology Contracts and Related Documents, 2007

Writing Information Technology Contracts, 2007

Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions, 2007

Success is Intentional, 2008

 

     Pro Bono Activities

 

Elected council member of the Colorado Bar Association Technology and Policy Section

Telecommunications Board of the City of Fort Collins (2006-2007)
Environmental Committee - Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce 2006-2007

Former Information Technology chair for the Colorado Chapter of Quincy University Alums 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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