Laramie, WY – Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn S. Kite will serve as the state's first female chief justice.
The state supreme court justices recently elected the
62-year-old Kite to take over as chief justice once current Chief
Justice Barton R. Voigt's term expires July 1.
Kite is a native of Laramie and has served on the state's
highest court since 2000. She worked in private practice in Jackson
before joining the court.
Kite is a graduate of UW and the UW law school. She and her
husband Roy "Skip" Jacobson, Jr., have one son.