Deborah M. Kellam

Of Counsel

Ms. Kellam has a practice that focuses on general civil defense with primary areas of practice in medical/nursing malpractice litigation and license matters before the Board of Medicine and Board of Nursing.

Other areas of practice include defense for products liability, pharmaceutical, and general personal injury. Ms. Kellam has also been part of defending complex litigation matters, including wrongful death, personal injury, insurance, and products liability.

Ms. Kellam began her career in 1979 as a Registered Nurse at Rose Medical Center in Denver. After becoming an attorney, she worked for Hall & Evans and then moved to Texas with her physician husband, where she was with Groce, Locke & Hebdon in San Antonio until returning to Wyoming, where she practiced law for many years with Sundahl, Powers, Kapp & Martin in Cheyenne. Prior to re-joining Hall & Evans, she was an attorney at Lathrop & Rutledge, P.C., in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1983
  • Texas (inactive), 1984
  • Wyoming, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming


Cheyenne Office
2015 Central Avenue
Suite C
Cheyenne, WY 82001


JD: Creighton University Law School, 1983, cum laude
BS: University of Wyoming, 1979, Nursing


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Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars

Ms. Kellam has presented many seminars to nursing and physician groups in Colorado, Texas, and Wyoming on malpractice defense issues.

Other Activities

Ms. Kellam is married to Cheyenne radiologist, Dr. Michael Kellam. They have three grown children.

Business & Community Service
  • Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming, Secretary
  • American Inns of Court, Cheyenne Chapter
  • Founding Member, Cheyenne Cottonwood Society
  • Board Member, University of Wyoming Health Sciences Board, 2000-2002
  • Board Member, St. Mary’s Catholic School, 1993-1995
Professional Associations
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Laramie County Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association