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

2018 JUDICIAL EDUCATION SCHEDULE

Date: September 18-19, 2018
Name of Course: Judicial Council Meetings
Course Description: Criminal update, legal writing, mindfulness and judging, motions to withdraw, advanced evidence, juvenile court law update, civil update, plain error, advisements, contempt proceedings, natural resource law, scheduling and docket management, child witness competency and much more.

2018 Judicial Council Meeting Schedule

Location: Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, Laramie, Wyoming
Contact Information or Website: Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting and Judicial Conference

SAVE THE DATE!

2019 Judicial Conference Meetings will be held October 1-4th in Jackson, 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

  • September
  • Judicial Council Meeting (and Judicial Luncheon) (Laramie, WY) – 13.75 hours
  • District Court Judges Conference (Laramie, WY) – 1.25 hours
  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (Laramie, WY) – 1.25 hours
  • 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