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Kite was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Delta sorority while on campus and still remains active with the organization.

Hometown:
Laramie, Wyoming

College:
Arts and Sciences
Law

Degree:
B.A. International Affairs, 1970; J.D. Law, 1974


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Marilyn Kite - 1974

First Female Justice on the Wyoming Supreme Court
Current Chief Justice

Marilyn Kite was raised in Laramie, Wyoming, and graduated with a B.A. in international affairs from UW in 1970. She went on to attend the UW College of Law, earning her J.D. in 1974. From there, she joined the Wyoming state attorney general's office, first as assistant attorney general (1974-76), then as senior assistant attorney general (1976-78). She went into private practice in 1979 with the firm Holland & Hart, where she became partner, practicing in the firm's Jackson, Wyoming, office.

In 2000, Kite was appointed to the Wyoming State Supreme Court by Governor Jim Geringer and became the first woman to hold the position.

Marilyn Kite

Marilyn Kite
Marilyn Kite graduated from UW and started working for the State Attorney Generals Office. In 2000 she was appointed to the Wyoming Supreme Court, where she served as the Chief Justice. Marilyn is now retired from the Supreme Court.

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Wyoming Connections

Kite was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Delta sorority while on campus and still remains active with the organization.

Hometown:
Laramie, Wyoming

College:
Arts and Sciences
Law

Degree:
B.A. International Affairs, 1970; J.D. Law, 1974


Contact Us

University Public Relations

1000 E University Ave

Dept. 3226, Bureau of Mines

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2379

Fax: (307) 766-6729

Email: uwmktg@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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