Governor Matt Mead has selected Tom Lee as the new Circuit Court Judge for the First Judicial District in Laramie County.

Lee replaces Judge Catherine Rogers who was appointed to the District Court.

In a release, Governor Mead said “Tom has trial experience as a prosecutor and knows the judicial system well. He is passionate about the law and this opportunity in particular. This is the job he wants and I am glad to appoint him to serve.”

Lee is a graduate of the University of Wyoming law school. He has worked in private practice as well as a prosecutor in Laramie County. He has also served as a Circuit Court Magistrate in Laramie County.

Lee said he is “excited about this opportunity and look forward to serving the people of Laramie County.”