Meet Injury Attorney Emily N. Benight

emily-benightAssociate Attorney

When asked why Emily became an attorney, the first and only response she has is: to help people. That is why the Metier Law Firm is the perfect fit for Emily. It’s a law firm that fights for the rights of injured people and works to give them a voice during the direst of times.

Emily graduated from the University of Wyoming with her joint degree Juris Doctorate and Public Administration Masters. While student director of the Prosecution Assistance Clinic in law school Emily received the Outstanding Clinical Student Excellence Award for her work with the clinic. Prior to graduating with her joint degree, Emily made multiple court appearances and argued in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court. After her first courtroom appearance, she knew that was where she was meant to be.

Emily is a graduate of Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in July 2017 and has been on the TLC F-Warrior board since 2017 as Class Representative. Currently, she’s the F-Warrior board President-Elect.  She has been part of the Wyoming State Bar CLE committee since 2017, and is currently about to start her second term with that committee.

Emily has received the Top 10 under 40 award twice in 2017 and 2018 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.  She also received the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorney’s Exceptional and Outstanding Client Services- 2017.

Licensed to practice in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Washington and Oregon, her practice areas include motorcycle accidentsmotor vehicle accidents, and insurance bad faith. Emily maintains strong and meaningful contact with her clients in order to represent them to the fullest.

When not giving a voice to injured adults and children, Emily enjoys backpacking, playing basketball, and the occasional round of golf.

For more information about Trial Attorney Emily Benight, contact her at Metier Law Firm, LLC.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Trial Lawyers College – F-Warrior Committee board 2017 – ongoing
Trial Lawyers College – F-Warrior President Elect