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Hon. Richard L. Lavery

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Judge Lavery was born and raised in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Law degrees from Creighton University. He has practiced law in Evanston, Wyoming for 31 years until June 30, 2012. In May of 2012 he was appointed District Judge for the Third Judicial District in Sweetwater County, Wyoming and began his service as District Judge in July 2012. He continues to serve as board member of the Access to Justice Commission and has served in that capacity since its inception in 2010. He was the municipal court judge for Evanston, Lyman, Mountain View and Bear River, Wyoming from 1997 to 2012. He served as member of the Board of Trustees for Uinta County School District No. 1 from December 1996 to November 2000, and was Chairman for two years. He was a member of the Evanston Housing Authority Board of Directors from 1982 until 1995, serving as chairman for ten years. Lavery served on the Evanston Parks and Recreation District board of directors for 12 years.

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