Eydie Trautwein, J.D.

Director of Legal Resources and Judicial Education
Wyoming Supreme Court
2301 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
307.777.7629
etrautwein@courts.state.wy.us

Alternate Contact

Crystal Girolami, J.D.

Legal Resources Attorney
Wyoming Supreme Court
2301 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
307.777.6487
cgirolami@courts.state.wy.us

New Judge Orientation Information:

Circuit Court Judge Orientation – March 10, 2018

District Court Judge Orientation – August 9, 2017

Continuing Judicial Education Accreditation
To obtain approval of a continuing judicial education (CJE) activity or program, please complete and submit the following CJE accreditation application to
Eydie Trautwein at etrautwein@courts.state.wy.us.Your application must include a brief description of the subject matter to be included in the activity or program, anticipated speakers and presenters, and a descriptive resume of the individual or entity seeking approval for the CJE activity or program. Please allow up to thirty (30) days for a response to your request.

The Administrative Office of the Courts (Office) accredits continuing judicial education programs and compiles continuing judicial education credits for justices of the Wyoming Supreme Court, district judges and circuit court judges. The Office works in collaboration with the Judicial Education Committee to identify and develop educational opportunities for Wyoming’s judiciary, including new judge orientations and on-going education. As provided in the Rules for Continuing Judicial Education, “by continuing judicial education judges and justices can better fulfill their obligation to the public.”

CJE Rules

National Judicial Education Resources
National Judicial College
National Center for State Courts
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

2017 JUDICIAL EDUCATION SCHEDULE

Date: September 12-13, 2017
Name of Course: Judicial Council Meetings
Course Description: Advancing legal and evidence-based pre-trial practices, judicial ethics, implicit bias, advance evidence for judges, 2017 Juvenile Court case law update, criminal update, civil update and pro-se litigants.

2017 Judicial Council Meeting Schedule

Location: Little America, Cheyenne, WY
Contact Information or Website: Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference

SAVE THE DATE!

2018 Judicial Conference Meetings will be held September 18th and 19th in Laramie, Wyoming.

Submit CJE Credit Each judge or justice shall complete a minimum of 15 hours of accredited CJE every year. On or before February 1st, each judge or justice shall make a written report to the State Court Administrator concerning completion of accredited CJE during the preceding calendar year. To submit CJE credit, please complete the PDF or electronic form below.

Additional Resources: Please find below articles and additional resources for judges.

Continuing Education

  • April
  • District Court Judges Conference (Lander, WY) – 6.75 CJE hours
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Jackson, WY) – 12 CJE hours

  • December
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Casper, WY) – 5 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference – No meeting.
  • September
  • Judicial Council Meetings (Cheyenne, WY) – 11 CJE hours
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Cheyenne, WY) – 2 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference – (Cheyenne, WY) – 2.5 CJE hours
  • April
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Jackson, WY) – 10 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference (Thermopolis, WY) – 6.25 CJE hours
  • December
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Casper, WY) – 4.0 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference – cancelled due to weather
  • September
  • Judicial Council Meetings (Laramie, WY) – 3.75 CJE hours
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Laramie, WY) – 1.5 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference (Laramie, WY) – 3.0 CJE hours
  • April
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Jackson, WY) – 11 CJE hours
  • District Court Judges Conference (Sheridan/Big Horn) – 9 hours