Richard C. Bohling- Albany County and Prosecuting Attorney
Richard has devoted most of his career to the prosecution of criminals, with more than four years as the Albany County and Prosecuting Attorney and six years as the Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney for Albany County. He also brings seven years experience in private practice.
Richard earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma in 1987 and his Bachelor's degree in 1983 in psychology and criminal justice from Northeastern Oklahoma State University. He was admitted to the Wyoming Bar in 1989.
In addition to his pursuit of justice, Richard has volunteered his time to serve on boards and commissions in the Laramie community. He currently serves as President of the Laramie Rifle Range and on the Board of the Wyoming State Shooting Association. He has also served on the Albany County Planning Commission and been an officer for the North American Pronghorn Foundation.
Richard is committed to upholding the public trust by ensuring that his office provides excellent service to the citizens of Albany County and implements the Wyoming statutes in a fair and consistent manner for all.
James P. Schermetzler- Juvenile Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney
Jim brings over 30 years experience to the Albany County Attorney's office. Jim earned his Juris Doctorate in June of 1975 from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Jim's previous practice areas include Estate Planning, Family Law, Corporate Law, Commercial/Banking Law, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, Probate, Real Estate, Municipal Law, Prosecution, Juvenile Law both as a member of a firm and as a sole practitioner in private practice.
Jim was admitted into the Wyoming State Bar in 1982 and served as the Chairman of the Wyoming State Bar Convention in 2000. Jim has also spent many years teaching law to students throughout Wyoming including Business Law at the University of Wyoming, Law and Banking Principles and Applications at Sheridan College-Gillette Campus, Survey Law at Sheridan College, and Law and Banking Principles at Casper College.
Jim's passion is working with the juveniles of Albany County in Juvenile Court, which is the reason he enjoys his job here so much. Jim grew up on a dairy farm in Marshfield, Wisconsin and married his high school sweetheart Sheela. They have two children and four grandchildren. Jim and Sheela enjoy traveling together and meeting new people as they go.
Jennifer K. Stone- Civil Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney
Jennifer Stone is the Civil Deputy for the Albany County Attorney’s Office. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming School of Law in 1998 and a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wyoming in 1991. After being admitted to the Wyoming Bar, she started her career in a private practice in her hometown of Thermopolis, WY. She then moved back to Laramie in 2000 and worked as a Public Defender for five years. Before her current employment she worked as a Senior Assistant Attorney General with the Department of Human Services for the State of Wyoming representing several departments including Medicaid, Department of Education and Division of Victim Services. Jennifer has experience in criminal, juvenile and civil law and currently is the Civil Deputy for the Albany County Attorney’s Office representing the Elected Officials and Department Heads of the County. She is also the Chair of the Albany County Court Supervised Management Team and is a member of the County’s Health Insurance Management Team. When not at work, Jennifer enjoys spending time in the wonderful Wyoming outdoors with her husband Bart.
E. Kurt Britzius- Criminal Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney
Kurt earned his Bachelor's of History from the University of Georgia where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Kurt went on to graduate with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming School of Law in 2007. Kurt has been with the Albany County Prosecuting Attorney's Office for two years where he works on criminal prosecution.
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it an remove all doubt." Abraham Lincoln.