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Judge Castano Presents “Judicially Speaking” Program At UW Lab School

Published: 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

In late November, Judge Matt Castano, Circuit Court Judge for Crook and Weston Counties, presented an outreach program titled “Judicially Speaking” to 20 seventh and eighth grade students at the UW Lab School in Laramie. Judge Castano commented that it “was a total kick in the pants! It was really fun.”

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January 2017 Attorney Recommendations

Published: 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Wyoming Supreme Court is pleased to announce the names of newly recommended attorneys from the Board of Law Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee for the month of January, 2017.

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Judge Harrington Facilitates Outreach & Education In Big Horn County

Published: 1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

On December 14, 2016, Judge Harrington, Circuit Court Judge for the Fifth Judicial District, facilitated a training with the Big Horn County victims advocacy program (CARES) in Basin, Wyoming. Those in attendance were from Wyoming CARES, the Lovell, Basin, Greybull and Cowley Police Departments, the Big Horn County Attorney’s Office, and the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department. The second edition of the Wyoming Coalition’s Wyoming Domestic Violence Benchbook, A practical and comprehensive source of information and law, was used as a resource for the training. Law enforcement personnel will receive POST credit for attending. Judge Harrington commented, “The time was well spent and all participants gained an understanding of the other agencies’ needs and perspectives.” A mock trial is being planned for February as training for law enforcement personnel and county attorneys.

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New Judicial Learning Center to open on January 9, 2017

Published: 1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

The grand opening of the new Judicial Learning Center, located at the Wyoming Supreme Court, will be held on January 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.   After the ribbon cutting, it will be free and open to the public during regular business hours.

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Governor Appoints New District Court Judge for Second Judicial District

Published: 10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Governor Matt Mead has selected Tori R. A. Kricken as the District Court Judge for the Second Judicial District in Albany County. Kricken fills the vacancy created by Judge Jeffrey Donnell's retirement effective January 2, 2017. Access Press Release here.

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Governor Appoints New Circuit Court Judge for Campbell County

Published: 10/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Governor Matt Mead has selected Paul Phillips as Circuit Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District in Campbell County. Phillips fills the vacancy created by Judge Terrill Tharp's retirement effective January 1, 2017. Access Press Release here.

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Congratulations to Retiring Judges Donnell and Tharp

Published: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Judicial positions are a unique challenge—it takes a mix of special qualities to perform the job effectively. The Wyoming judiciary has been very fortunate to have benefitted from the integrity, temperament and knowledge of District Judge Jeffrey Donnell and Circuit Court Judge Terrill Tharp over the past 19 years and 22 years, respectively. In August, these two members of the judiciary announced their plans to retire as of January, 2017. Access full article here.

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Judge Donnell Receives State Bar President's Award

Published: 9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Wyoming State Bar recently announced that the Honorable Jeffrey A. Donnell, District Judge for the Second Judicial District, Laramie, is this year's recipient of the State Bar President's Award. Congratulations, Judge Donnell, for receiving this well-deserved award. Access the full article here.

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Judge Roberts Receives Judicial Excellence Award

Published: 9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court are pleased to announce that the Honorable Wesley A. Roberts, Circuit Court Judge for the Ninth Judicial District - Riverton, is this year's recipient of the Larry L. Lehman Award for Judicial Excellence. Access the full article here.

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Equal Justice Wyoming’s 2016 Annual Report

Published: 8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Equal Justice Wyoming submitted its annual report to the Wyoming Supreme Court covering the 2016 fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. To access the report, click here.

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