600 17th Street, Suite 600N

Denver, CO 80202

Pete Young, Of Counsel

Pete Young Of Counsel
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Pete Young was born and raised in Colorado and moved to Wyoming to attend the University of Wyoming. Pete graduated from the University of Wyoming Law School in 1990 and was admitted into the Wyoming State Bar the same year. Pete and his family have recently relocated to Colorado and Pete is excited to join the experienced lawyers of White and Steele. Pete\’s practice is limited to Wyoming State Courts and Federal Courts. Pete is a trained and skilled insurance defense and trial lawyer and has successfully defended many cases. In addition, Pete has also litigated high profile plaintiff\’s cases working with families experiencing a wrongful death and people seriously injured in industrial, trucking, automobile, motorcycle and other serious accidents. Pete is personally responsible for successfully resolving several serious injury and death plaintiff cases in excess of seven figures and multiple cases in the six figure range. Pete has also tried to verdict various serious injury and malpractice cases and obtained defense verdicts. Pete’s combination of substantial defense experience and serious injury plaintiff work now provides him a unique ability and perspective to evaluate and try serious injury lawsuits.

Peter and his wife Susan have five children who are located throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Pete and Susan are avid endurance athletes and are often running (with one of their many dogs) or cycling on the roads and highways of Wyoming and Colorado or racing in marathons and triathlons throughout the Rockies.



  • University of Wyoming (B.S., 1987; J.D., 1990)
    • Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi
    • Member, Land and Water Law Review


  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Wyoming state courts
  • United States District Court, District of Wyoming
  • Shosone and Arapaho Tribal Court


  • Wyoming State Bar

Practice Areas

Auto/Trucking Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Defect Litigation
Energy and Utility
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice/Healthcare
Personal Injury and Property Damage Defense
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Real Estate Professionals
Workers’ Compensation