County Attorney Dan Erramouspe Nominated for Ninth District Circuit Court Bench

County Attorney Dan Erramouspe Nominated for Ninth District Circuit Court Bench

Sweetwater County Attorney Dan Erramouspe has made the short list of nominees to fill the Ninth Judicial District Circuit Court bench in Sublette County.

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County Attorney Dan Erramouspe is one of three nominees being considered to fill the vacant bench in Wyoming’s Ninth Judicial District Circuit Court based out of Pinedale.

The Judicial Nominating Commission led by Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Kate M. Fox announced the three nominees yesterday.

Sublette County attorneys F. Gaston Gosar and John P. Labuda are also on the short list of nominees to fill the bench seat. Judge Curt Haws currently sits on the Ninth District bench but will be transferring to Jackson to replace retiring Judge James Radda.

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The commission submitted the three nominees for that position to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon for his consideration. Gordon now has 30 days to appoint one of the nominees to serve as the new Circuit Court Judge.

The Judicial Nominating Commission is made up of Chief Justice Fox, three lawyers elected by the Wyoming State Bar: Anna Reeves Olson of Casper, Katherine Strike of Lander, and Devon O’Connell of Laramie; and three non-lawyers appointed by Governor Gordon: Gertrude Espenscheid of Big Piney, Paul Scherbel of Afton, and Dan Kirkbride of Chugwater.

Erramouspe has served as Sweetwater County Attorney since 2014 and ran unopposed for a third term in 2022.