Shaina A. Case


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Keelie J. Fike


Shaina A. Case is a client-centered attorney with Hirst Applegate, LLP, focusing her practice primarily in trusts and estate law.  Shaina specializes in designing both will and trust-centered estate plans to assist clients avoid probate to ensure that their overall goals and plans for distribution to their beneficiaries are achieved, and to plan for potential disability by preparing financial and medical powers of attorney.  Shaina’s trusts and estate practice also involves complex estate planning,  such as avoiding federal estate and GST tax, offering asset protection trust services and other irrevocable trust planning, and special needs trust planning.  The estate and trust administration side of Shaina’s practice is emphasized in representing personal representatives through court-supervised probates, an well as representing trustees during both lifetime and death administration.  Shaina believes that a well prepared estate plan is a gift we bestow upon ourselves while alive and well, and one of the last gifts we can leave our loved ones.

Shaina also assists clients in:  residential and commercial real estate matters: preparing premarital agreements and other contracts; organizing and incorporating Wyoming entities and assisting with the purchase and sale of such entities; and representation in limited family and elder law matters related to adoptions and court-ordered guardianships and conservatorships for both minors and adults.  Most of all, Shaina’s client-centered practice means she cares about those she represents and ensures her clients are informed and heard.


January 2021 to Present – Partner, Hirst Applegate, LLP.

  • Practice areas: Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Real Estate, Corporate and Business Law, and Contracts, Guardianship/Conservatorship

January 2017 – December 2020 – Associate, Hirst Applegate, LLP

September 2014 – October 2016 – Associate, Davis & Cannon, LLP

September 2013 – September 2014 – Law Clerk, The Honorable Kelly H. Rankin, U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge for the District of Wyoming



  • University of Wyoming, J.D., (with honors), 2013
  • University of Wyoming, B.A., (Spanish), 2010
  • University of Wyoming, B.A., (Criminal Justice), 2010


  • Secure Act, LCCC, Fall 2022
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish – Uncovering the Laws of Intestacy and How They May Apply, National Business Institute Seminar (December 2019)
  • Wyoming Probate 101, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation (April 2019)
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Drafting Wills and Trusts – Key Elements of Effective Wills, National Business Institute Seminar (November 2018)
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish – Law of Intestate Succession & Handling Claims Against the Estate, National Business Institute Seminar (December 2017)
  • Trusts from A to Z – Generation Skipping/Dynasty Trusts & Charitable Trusts, National Business Institute Seminar (June 2017)
  • Navigation Wealth Management
  • Estate Planning Presentations:  Shaina enjoys the opportunity to provide the community no-charge educational presentations regarding probate, wills, and trusts.  Past presentation locations and partnerships have included, but are not limited to:  Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Cheyenne Alliance Church, Schrader, Aragon & Jocoby Funeral Home, First Interstate Bank, LCCC Foundation, Blue Federal Credit Union, Botanic Gardens, RW Baker Wealth Management, RBC Wealth Management, Edward Jones,  Thrivent Financial.  Should you be interested in learning more, or scheduling a seminar, please contact Shaina by email or phone.


  • Board Member, Holy Trinity Manor Board (2021 to present)
  • Board Member, Friends of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Foundation (2020 to present)
  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce “Emerging Leader” Finalist, 2020
  • Volunteer, Equal Justice Wyoming


  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Cheyenne Class of 2019-2020
  • Wealth Counsel (2017 to Present)
  • Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning Council (2017 to Present)
  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Committee (2017 to 2021; 2019 Vice Chair, 2020 Chair, 2021 Past Chair)
  • Business Networking International, Effective Connections Chapter, Member and Vice President (April 2019 to Present)
  • Wyoming State Bar Association (2013 to Present)
  • United States  District Court for the District of Wyoming  (2014 to Present)
  • United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals  (2015 to Present)
  • Wyoming Civil Pattern Jury Instruction Committee  (2017-2019)
  • Ewing T. Kerr American Inn of Court, (2013 to 2022, 2017-2019 Secretary)


  • Reading, Writing, Conversational Speaking – Spanish


  • When not working with clients,  Shaina enjoys reading, long distance running, cooking, playing the piano, and, most of all, spending with her husband, Sean, and daughter and son. Shaina grew up in Douglas and is proud to be a Wyoming native.

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