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Governor Appoints New Circuit Court Judge for Sweetwater County

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6/5/2013 

 

OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437


June 5, 2013


******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Contact:
Renny MacKay
Communications Director
renny.mackay@wyo.gov



Governor Appoints New Circuit Court Judge for Sweetwater County


CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Matt Mead has selected ­­John Prokos as the new Circuit Court Judge for the Third Judicial District in Sweetwater County. Prokos will fill the seat vacated by Judge Victoria Schofield who has retired.

Prokos is currently the Deputy County Attorney in Sweetwater County. He has also worked in private practice and as an assistant public defender. Prokos has an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Valparaiso University.

“John knows the Wyoming legal system well. He has worked in several communities in Wyoming and in a variety of capacities as an attorney. His breadth of experience including his extensive trial work, will serve the people of Sweetwater County well,” Governor Mead said.

“It is a humbling experience to be appointed to the bench. I gratefully accept Governor Mead’s appointment and appreciate those who have graciously supported me in this endeavor,” Prokos said.