Governor Appoints New Circuit Court Judge for Sweetwater County 

 

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.

-end-

 
 
 
 

Click to navigate to the Wyoming Office of the Governor

Contact

 Office of Governor Matt Mead
Phone: (307) 777-7434
Fax: (307) 632-3909

State Capitol, 200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne WY 82002-0010

Public Schedule

  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
    Governor speaks at the Military Department’s Governor’s Reception
  • Friday, October 24, 2014
    Governor speaks at the Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Governor speaks at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center Grand Opening Appreciation Dinner
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    speaks at the Wyoming Taxpayers Association 77th Annual Meeting Membership Luncheon
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Governor serves lunch at the Veterans Stand Down Event in Support of Veterans and Homeless Veterans
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Governor signs Assistance Dog Awareness Month proclamation
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Governor signs Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month proclamation
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Governor speaks with Don Carpenter live on KIML Radio - Gillette
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    Governor Speaks at the Casper Crude to Rail Terminal Grand Opening
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    Governor speaks at the Governor’s Third Annual Broadband Summit
  • Monday, October 20, 2014
    Governor signs National Pro Bono Week proclamation
  • Monday, October 20, 2014
    Governor speaks with Darian Dudrick live on KODI Radio - Cody
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014
    Governor and First Lady attend University of Wyoming vs. San Jose Spartans Football Game
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014
    Governor and First Lady participate in the University of Wyoming Homecoming Parade
  • Friday, October 17, 2014
    Governor attends Annual Homecoming Recognition Dinner Honoring Distinguished Alumni