Mr. Ditto focuses his practice primarily on real estate matters, including eminent domain and easement litigation. His cases include condemnations and easement litigation for pipelines, power lines, fiber optics, telecommunications, railroads, highways, airports, subsurface gas storage, and other public and private facilities. See Representative Cases. He has successfully secured temporary restraining orders or injunctions in a number of cases to prevent interference with construction or operation of pipelines, power lines, fiber optics, and other linear facilities. He often defends related claims for trespass and inverse condemnation.
Mr. Ditto authored the “Wyoming Handbook” on Easements, Eminent Domain and Split Estates, and he also provides a one day seminar, annually, on easements and eminent domain. He has been appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Wyoming to represent the Wyoming Department of Transportation in highway condemnations. He has been chosen by the American Bar Association’s Eminent Domain Committee to author the Wyoming Chapter on Eminent Domain Law for its 50 State Compendium. His summary and explanation of Wyoming eminent domain law can be found on the American Bar Association’s website at the following web address, which may be accessible only to members of the ABA.
Before joining ALG, Mr. Ditto practiced in Holland & Hart’s Cheyenne, Wyoming office for several years. Prior to that he lived and practiced in Denver, Colorado at Rothgerber, Appel, Powers & Johnson. Mr. Ditto received his B.S. degrees in Justice Administration and Chinese from Brigham Young University, and his J.D. from the University of Wyoming.
Mr. Ditto has lectured and written articles for various special interest groups including the Wyoming State Bar Association, National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, Halfmoon Education, Inc., Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association, Wyoming Claims Association, Council on Education in Management and Wyoming Hospital Association.
Court Admissions and Professional Memberships
- Wyoming State Bar Association
- Colorado State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- International Right of Way Association
- Graduate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy
- Admitted to practice in Colorado and Wyoming federal
courts, state courts, and U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals