The Campbell County Attorney is an elected county-wide position, which serves a four-year term. Jeani Stone serves as the Campbell County & Prosecuting Attorney, after taking office in January, 2003.
The office has ten appointed Deputy County Attorneys who assist the County Attorney.
The duties of the County Attorney’s Office include:
Representation of the State of Wyoming in all criminal proceedings before the Circuit, District and Juvenile Court.
Initiating civil proceedings for neglect, delinquent children and children in need of supervision in the Juvenile Court.
Initiating involuntary commitment proceedings for mentally ill individuals.
Providing legal advise to all county entities regarding civil matters.
Overseeing the operation of the Crime Victim/Witness Office, Juvenile Diversion, Teen Intervention Program, and Early Age Intervention Program.
The County Attorney’s Office is active in the Adult Drug Court and Juvenile and Family Drug Court Programs.
Press Release from Jeani L. Stone, Campbell County & Prosecuting Attorney
October 11, 2013
It is my pleasure to announce Ron Wirthwein’s appointment as Chief Deputy Campbell County & Prosecuting Attorney for the County Attorney’s Office. Ron graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Wyoming in 2001 and received his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the University of Wyoming in 2006. After law school, Ron came to Campbell County and worked as a Law Clerk for the Sixth Judicial District Court. Ron previously worked for the Public Defender’s Office and in private practice. Ron joined the County Attorney's Office in September, 2012.
Jeani Stone: “Ron is a really good fit for the Chief Deputy position. During the past year of working in the office, Ron has demonstrated strong trial skills, solid moral convictions, and the ability to make sound decisions, all important qualities of a prosecutor. In addition, Ron’s natural leadership abilities and strong work ethic have been key in his appointment to the Chief Deputy Attorney position.”
Ron currently has a large caseload in the office and is assigned the higher profile felony files.
Ron Wirthwein: "I really enjoy working on behalf of Campbell County and its citizens. It gives me great satisfaction to know that I am helping to protect and keep our community safe. Campbell County has become my home and I want to make sure that it continues to be a safe place for its citizens. I have grown a tremendous appreciation for law enforcement this past year working with them on the prosecution side. I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that serving as the Chief Deputy will provide and will work hard every day to ensure that the needs of the community, law enforcement, and victims are met.”