CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court are pleased to announce that the Honorable Timothy C. Day, retired District Court judge for the Ninth Judicial District, is this year’s recipient of the Larry L. Lehman Award for Judicial Excellence. The award was presented at this year’s Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference in Casper, Wyoming, by Chief Justice Kate Fox.

Judge Day has served the people of Wyoming in numerous capacities – he has been both a District Court Judge and a Circuit Court Judge in Teton County.  Prior to that he was the Teton County & Prosecuting Attorney and worked in private practice at Ranck, Schwartz & Day, LLC in Jackson, Wyoming. Judge Day has been involved in access to justice for several decades and served on the Access to Justice Commission from its inception in 2009 until his retirement in 2022. He has also served as president of the Wyoming State Bar, the District Court and Circuit Court Conferences; he was a member of the Governor’s Council on Impaired Driving; and he established and presided over the Teton County Court Supervised Treatment Program. He continues to serve as co-chair of Access to Justice 2.0, a group whose mission is to improve access to justice for unrepresented or under-represented parties.

The Lehman Award is given in memory of Justice Lehman, who died in 2004, and who is remembered for his tireless efforts to improve the operation of the court system and to provide greater access to justice for all Wyoming citizens.

Share on Social Media