Sean Barrett graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1999 with a B.S. in Psychology and from the University of Wyoming School of Law in 2003 with a J.D. degree. Sean is a member of the Wyoming State Bar and is admitted to practice in the District Courts of the State of Wyoming and before the Wyoming Supreme Court. In addition, Sean is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the District of Wyoming as well as the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The single father of three, Sean has practiced law in Cheyenne for 14 years and has experience before the Circuit and District Courts of Wyoming in both misdemeanor and felony criminal defense and domestic relations. He has been a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel of attorneys who are appointed by the Federal District Court to represent defendants in Federal criminal cases, since his graduation from Law School. Sean has extensive experience in the area of domestic law. Sean is life-long resident of Cheyenne and graduate of East High School where he was a varsity and All- State soccer player, he is familiar with the community and its people and continues as a youth soccer coach to his children and others.
Jim grew up in Cheyenne and graduated from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska in December of 1973 with a J.D. degree. Following graduation, Jim was hired as a Special Assistant Attorney General and worked with the Wyoming State Engineer's Office representing the State of Wyoming in matters dealing with water rights and natural resources related development until leaving the Attorney General's Office and entering private practice in 1976. While in private practice, he began to take on and specialize more and more in both State and Federal criminal defense. During 17 years of private practice, he represented numerous State and Federal criminal defendants and successfully defended a murder case which was later designated one of the most important cases in the first 100 years of Wyoming legal history. During this time Jim was also appointed on numerous occasions by the Federal courts to represent indigent defendants. In 1991 Wyoming established a branch office of the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming and Jim was hired as Wyoming's first Assistant Federal Public Defender and appointed Branch Chief for the District office. After 26 years of Federal practice, he has retired and returned to a limited private practice.