Laramie, Wy – Governor Freudenthal has named Cheyenne
attorney Peter Arnold district court judge to replace James Burke, who recently joined the Supreme Court.
Arnold is a founding partner with Riske and Arnold, a position he has held since 1991. His specialties include domestic relations, real estate, small business and estate planning.
Arnold graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1970 and UW College of Law in 1973. After getting his law degree he was a captain in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps for five years.
He worked with the Cheyenne firm of Andrews, Andrews and Riske before working in his own firm from 1982 to 1991.
Burke filled the Supreme Court seat of Justice Larry Lehman, who died in December.