Sixth Judicial District

The Weston County Commission has denied any wrongdoing or violation of state law and has asked the court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the News Letter Journal, Kari Drost, Patricia Baumann and Raymond Norris against the commissioners. At issue is a secret ballot vote used to appoint former Wyoming...
The case filed by citizen Garrett Borton against Weston County Commissioner Tony Barton, which questioned his ability to serve in the office due to his residency in Crook County, has been dismissed by Sixth Judicial District Court Judge James Michael Causey.  Borton and Barton appeared in court on...
Gov. Mark Gordon didn’t have to look far to find a new judge for the circuit court, and the face that greets attorneys and residents from behind the bench will be a familiar one to those in local legal circles. Former Deputy Weston County Attorney Lynda Bush (Black) was selected in late April by...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Matthew Castano has been tapped by Gov. Mark Gordon to be district court judge for the Sixth Judicial District serving Crook, Weston and Campbell counties, according to a Feb. 2 press release. Castano will replace Thomas W. Rumpke, who announced his March 2...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Within the next 30 days the Sixth Judicial District (Campbell, Crook and Weston counties) will have its second new district court judge within the past six months, according to a Jan. 4 press release from the Judicial Nominating Commission. The new judge will replace...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Gov. Mark Gordon has chosen James Michael Causey to replace Judge John R. Perry as the district court judge for the Sixth Judicial District serving Weston, Crook and Campbell counties, according to a Nov. 5 press release.  His appointment becomes official on Jan. 3,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Within the next 30 days, the Sixth Judicial District (Campbell, Crook and Weston counties) will have a new district court judge, according to an Oct. 8 press release from the Judicial Nominating Commission.  The new judge will replace District Court Judge John R....
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   As of Monday, Feb. 11, the Circuit Court of the Sixth Judicial District is housed in the basement of the Weston County Courthouse. The office relocated from 6 W. Warwick St. to the courthouse, where the court will share a courtroom with the district court.  The county...

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