Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke has announced that Third Judicial District Court Judge Dennis L. Sanderson, of Star Valley, will be retiring from the court, effective Jan. 4, 2015.
Appointed to the district court by Governor Jim Geringer, Judge Sanderson has served as a district judge for over 13 years.
Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Sanderson served as the county and prosecuting attorney for Lincoln County and also served as attorney for the Town of Afton.
He served on the Wyoming State Bar Grievance Committee from 1983 to1989, and was a Wyoming State Bar Commissioner from 1991 to 1994. He also served as a District Court Commissioner for the Third Judicial District in Lincoln County for 10 years.
“This has been the most challenging and yet fulfilling job I have ever had,” said Judge Sanderson. “I am grateful for the opportunity to have been able to serve the people of Wyoming as a judge in the Third Judicial District.”