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Perry honored for judicial excellence

The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court have announced that the Honorable John R. Perry, retired District Court judge for the Sixth Judicial District, is this year’s recipient of the Larry L. Lehman Award for Judicial Excellence.

The award was presented at this year’s Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference in Laramie, Wyoming, by Chief Justice Kate Fox.

After serving as a highly respected District Court judge for 21 years, Judge Perry was not content after his retirement in 2022 to ride his Lazy Boy. Instead, he has been active as a mentor to district court judges around the state, c...