Our Attorneys

Frank Hess

Attorney | Email: frank@hdkattorneys.com

A Jackson Hole resident since 1979. Frank was admitted to Wyoming Bar in 1983 and has continuously practiced in Jackson Hole since that time. His law practice primarily consists of residential and commercial real estate and general business law including homeowner associations, 1031 exchanges, contracts, leases, easements, boundary adjustments, corporations, LLCs, probate, and related matters. Frank was a former Deputy County Attorney, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Circuit Court Magistrate, and District Court Commissioner.

Paul D’Amours

Attorney | Email: paul@hdkattorneys.com

Originally from New Hampshire, Paul attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he graduated Phi Beta Kapa with a B.A. in Classics/History/Politics, and where he met his wife Julie. Paul moved to Jackson Hole in 1996, taught skiing and worked as a carpenter, before attending law school at the University of Colorado, School of Law, in Boulder Colorado.

After graduating from law school, Paul returned to Jackson and began practicing with what was then the firm of Hess & Carlman, and he has been with the firm ever since. Admitted to practice law in Wyoming, Idaho and Colorado, Paul’s practice focuses on commercial and residential real estate transactions, real property law, business law, construction law, homeowner’s association and special district law, and related civil litigation. Paul has litigated cases in the District Courts of Wyoming, Idaho and Colorado, and has successfully argued cases before both the Wyoming and Idaho Supreme Courts.

Nicole Krieger

Attorney | Email: nicole@hdkattorneys.com

A New York City Native, Nicole obtained her B.A. from Middlebury College in 1993 where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Nicole moved to Jackson and worked at a local non-profit organization, until leaving to attend Stanford Law School from which she received her law degree in 2000.

Returning to Jackson, Nicole spent ten years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney at the Teton County Attorney’s Office, where her experience included the prosecution of a range of misdemeanor and felony cases. Nicole then spent more than two years as Teton County’s Deputy Civil Attorney, representing the Board of County Commissioners and the County Planning, Building and Engineering Departments in a variety of land use, administrative and civil matters. Nicole also has extensive appellate experience practicing and arguing cases before administrative boards, District Courts, and the Wyoming Supreme Court.

Since joining Hess D’Amours & Krieger LLC in 2012, Nicole’s practice has focused on land use and planning law, civil litigation, real estate transactions, special district law, and employment law.