Snyder Elected Vice President of Wyoming State Bar

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Dawnessa A. Snyder, an attorney from Rawlins, Wyoming, has been elected Vice President of its organization.

The 2016/2017 Election of Officers was held according to Article II, Section 1 and Article VI of the Bylaws of the Wyoming State Bar. The results of the election were announced last week in Laramie, Wyoming, at the Bar’s Annual Business Meeting.

Snyder succeeds Rob Jarosh of Cheyenne, Wyoming, who is now the President-Elect of the Bar.

Snyder graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2000, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Political Economics from the University of Wyoming in 1997.

Snyder has enjoyed working in the Carbon County Attorney’s Office since 2003.  She is an adjunct professor in Political Science for Western Wyoming Community College. She has served as Carbon County Bar President, Chair of the Carbon County Community Juvenile Services Board and is a Member of the State Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice.  In 2013, the Carbon County Bar Association selected Snyder as the recipient of the Larry L. Lehman Award for Integrity in the Pursuit of Justice.

In her capacity as Vice-President, Snyder will serve as a member-at-large of the Board of Commissioners and a member of the Executive Committee.

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