BRIANNE C PHILLIPS
As a fifth generation Wyomingite, Brianne is proud to call Wyoming home. She grew up in Cody, Wyoming and graduated from Cody High School in 2006. She then attended the University of Wyoming where she graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in English.
Brianne graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2015. While in law school, she was an editor for the Wyoming Law Review. Brianne was also chosen to be a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Regional Moot Court Team in 2014 and 2015. In her last year of law school, Brianne was selected as the Student Director of the Legal Services Clinic, founded by the late John M. Burman, which provides legal services to indigent clients across the state. While serving as the Student Director, Brianne assisted clients in divorce, custody, and visitation disputes and as a guardian ad litem. She also presented oral argument to the Wyoming Supreme Court on an issue of parentage.
From 2015-2017, Brianne served as law clerk to the Hon. Catherine R. Rogers at the District Court, First Judicial District in Cheyenne. From 2017-2020, she worked as a staff attorney for the same court, addressing cases in the areas of civil litigation, business organization, criminal law, administrative law, guardianships and conservatorships, trusts and estates, and family law.
From 2018-2020, Brianne was appointed to serve as a District Court Commissioner to conduct involuntary hospitalization proceedings of mentally ill persons. In 2019, Brianne was appointed to the position of Laramie County Circuit Court Magistrate. Since that time, she has presided over both civil and criminal Circuit Court matters.
When not working, Brianne enjoys outdoor recreation with her husband and son as well as supporting University of Wyoming Wrestling. She also enjoys playing sports, reading, playing piano, and cooking for family and friends.