CHEYENNE, Wyo - Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke is pleased to announce that Patricia Bennett, MPA, JD, has accepted the position as Clerk of the Supreme Court. Ms. Bennett’s first day at the Court will be February 27, 2017.
“It is a tremendous honor to continue serving Wyoming in my new role as the Clerk of the Supreme Court. I hope my diverse career and life experiences will be an asset to the Supreme Court and the people of Wyoming,” Ms. Bennett said.
Patty Bennett is an attorney dedicated to promoting access to the Wyoming legal system. In her private practice, Ms. Bennett focused primarily on criminal defense and family law. Ms. Bennett also worked a multitude of cases as a contract public defender as well as representing civil indigent clients. Most recently, Ms. Bennett and her husband, Michael, operated a law firm in Rawlins, Wyoming. Patty received her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University. Later she earned a MPA and a JD from the University of Wyoming. In 2014, Ms. Bennett retired from the Wyoming Army National Guard where she served in several assignments before completing her military career as a Judge Advocate.