Mel Orchard is a trial lawyer, trying cases in the courtrooms across America, for the past 23 years. Mel has litigated and/or tried hundreds of cases in his career and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in settlement and verdicts for his clients. During his trial career, Mel has been a part of record breaking civil jury verdicts in various jurisdictions (Wyoming, Arizona, and Iowa). He has also devoted significant time to pro bono work through Lawyers and Advocates for Wyoming, and many local and national charities. In addition to preparing for trial or being in trial, Mel is a senior faculty member at Gerry’s Trial Lawyer’s College in Wyoming and was recently selected to join the Board.