Joshua Eames appointed 7th Judicial District Court judge

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Mark Gordon has appointed Joshua Eames a judge for the Seventh Judicial District.

Eames will be the fourth district court judge for the district, which serves Natrona County. The governor and legislators authorized and funded the judgeship earlier this year.

Eames has been a senior assistant attorney general for the Wyoming Attorney General since 2019. He previously was an assistant attorney general, a staff attorney for Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Kate Fox and a staff attorney for Judge Steven Sharpe in the the First Judicial District Court.

Eames graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida.

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“Joshua’s experience in the Attorney General’s Office and in criminal law, as well as his previous work in the Wyoming court system, will make him a valuable addition to the Seventh Judicial District,” Gordon said.

Eames said he is “incredibly humbled” and excited for the opportunity.

“My family and I look forward to serving Natrona County in this new role,” he said.

Mary Stroka is the Community Reporter for County 17. She's new to Wyoming and has loved getting to know the area. She covers crime, education, faith, government, and policy for County 17. Feel free to contact her at mary@county17.com with your news tips and ideas.