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Governor Appoints New Third Judicial District Court Judge

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State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437

October 31, 2014



Michelle Panos
Communications Director

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead has selected Joseph B. Bluemel as the new District Court Judge for the Third Judicial District for Lincoln and Uinta Counties. Bluemel replaces Judge Dennis L. Sanderson who is retiring.

“Joe is a graduate of the University of Wyoming, College of Law. In addition to his private practice, he currently serves as the City Attorney and Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Kemmerer, Circuit Court Magistrate for Lincoln County and District Court Commissioner. His prior service includes Lincoln County and Prosecuting Attorney,” Governor Mead said. “I am confident Joe possesses the necessary experience to be an effective judge.”

Bluemel has long been committed to public service. Over the years he has held positions on the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Wyoming Bar, the Community Development Authority Board and the Wyoming Retirement System Board.

“I am honored beyond words by Governor Mead’s confidence in me to serve Wyoming in this position,” Bluemel said. “I will do all in my power to serve the people of Lincoln and Uinta Counties well.”