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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Local circuit court judge bids adieu

Harrington to work pro bono, coach after retirement

 

December 15, 2018

Marcus Huff

Fifth District Circuit Court Judge Tom Harrington is set to retire January 7.

WORLAND – Fifth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Tom Harrington wasn't your typical law student.

A 1970 graduate of Worland High School, Harrington first received a teaching degree from Boise State and University of Wyoming before becoming a social studies teacher and wrestling coach in Worland.

The grandson of a Basin lawyer, Harrington decided to go back to school in 1991 and gain a law degree, serving as Washakie County Attorney from 1994 until 2002, then practicing law in Hot Springs, Washakie and Big Horn counties before being appointed to take over the Circuit Court from Judge...



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