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H. Hunter Patrick

H. Hunter Patrick was American judge, lawyer. Bar: Wyoming 1966, United States District Court Wyoming 1966, Colorado 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975. Recipient Wyoming Crime Victim Compensation Commission Judicial award, 1995, Wyoming Criminal Justice Association Service award, 2005.


Patrick, H. Hunter was born on August 19, 1939 in Gasville, Arkansas, United States. Son of H. Hunter Senior and Nelle Frances (Robinson) Patrick.


Bachelor, University Wyoming, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Wyoming, 1966.


Municipal judge City of Powell, 1967-1968. Sole practice law, 1966-1988. Attorney City of Powell, 1969-1988.

Justice of the peace County of Park, 1971-1988. Business law instructor Northwest Community College, Powell, 1968-1998. District judge State of Wyoming 5th Judicial District, 1988—2006.

Drug court judge Park County, 2001—2006. Ret, 2006; sole practice law Powell, since 2006. Member Wyoming District Judges Conference, secretary-treasurer, 1993-1994, vice chair, 1994-1995, chair, 1995-1996.


Director courts Wyoming Girls State, Powell, 1982—1985, 1989—1999, since 2005. Member Wyoming Commission Judicial Conduct and Ethics, 1997—2003. Judge, chair management committee Park County Drug Court, 2001—2006.

Advisory board Northwest College Nursing Program, 2007—2008. Elder, deacon, moderator of deacons Powell Presbyterian Church, 1997. Board directors Heart Mountain Volunteer Medical Clinic, 2007—2009.

Fellow American Bar Foundation (life), Wyoming Judicial Advisory Council. Member American Bar Association (Wyoming state delegate to house of deals 1994-2001, Wyoming delegate judicial administration division, executive committee national conference trial court judges representing Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico 1996-2000, board governors 2001-2004, Public Service award for court-sponsored Law Day programs 1990, 92, standing committee judges advisory committee on ethics in profession 2004-2007), Wyoming Bar Association (Community Service award 1999, Annual Public Service award 1999), Colorado Bar Association, Park County Bar Association (secretary 1969-1970, president 1970-1971), Wyoming Association Courts Ltd. Jurisdiction (president 1973-1980), Wyoming District Judges Conference (chair 1996), American Judicature Society (member judicial advisory council).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travel, fishing, camping, bicycling.


Married Charlotte Anne Wilson, July 9, 1966. Children: Michael Hunter, Colleen Annette.