Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Peter H. Froelicher as the newest district judge for the 1st Judicial District.

Froelicher fills the new fourth judgeship in the District, and will be working with Judges Campbell, Sharpe and Rogers.

Froelicher received his law degree from the University of Wyoming in 1992.

​Since then, he's served as a law clerk at the Wyoming Supreme Court, an Assistant Public Defender at the Wyoming Public Defender's Office, Laramie County Attorney and a hearing examiner with the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings.

In a statement, Froelicher says he's committed to working diligently for the people of Laramie County and the State of Wyoming.