Left to right: Judge Timothy Day, Judge Christopher S. Leigh, Judge James Radda, Judge Melissa Owens. Photo: Town of Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — Christopher S. Leigh was sworn in as the new Municipal Judge for the Town of Jackson, yesterday Feb. 14.

Leigh was appointed by the Town Council on Feb. 8. He is replacing Judge Melissa M. Owens who was appointed by Governor Mark Gordon to District Court Judge for the Ninth Judicial District. Owens’ replaced Judge Timothy Day who retired.

Leigh was sworn in during a ceremony in the Town Chambers at 9:30 a.m. yesterday by Mayor Hailey Morton Levinson.

Mayor Hailey Morton Levinson and newly sworn in Town of Jackson Municipal Judge, Christoper S. Leigh. Photo: Town of Jackson

Leigh served as municipal judge, alternate municipal judge, and circuit court magistrate judge. He has volunteered with Teton County Search and Rescue since 2010.


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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.