Governor Appoints James Michael Causey to be a to be a District Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District

8 Nov 2021

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has appointed James Michael Causey to be a District Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District serving Campbell, Crook, and Weston Counties. Causey’s appointment fills the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge John R. Perry.

Causey has served as the Executive Director of the Wyoming Board of Parole since 2018. He previously spent 14 years with the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, serving as post-appellate Supervisor in the Criminal Division and as Employment and Contracts Supervisor in the Tort Litigation Division. He has also worked in the Appellate Section of the Wyoming Public Defender's office. Causey received his Bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University and earned Masters and J.D. degrees from the University of Wyoming. 

“Mr. Causey has a depth of legal experience that will serve him well as a judge. His experience with the Board of Parole is particularly valuable. I appreciate that he is willing to continue to serve the public and specifically the people of Campbell, Crook and Weston Counties,” Governor Gordon said.

Causey’s appointment is effective January 3, 2022.