Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Licensing Boards
  • Contract Litigation
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming

Joanne R. Sweeney

Joanne R. Sweeney is an associate at Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC., and has practiced with WRN since September 2013. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming College of Law where she was very active in clinical education and student government. Joanne is dedicated to providing excellent representation for her clients in areas such as criminal defense, family law, contract disputes, and estate planning. She works diligently to ensure the rights of her clients are protected.

Prior to joining Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, Joanne was Student Director of the Defender Aid Program at the University of Wyoming College of Law. As a third year law-student, she argued in a criminal appeal involving mandatory life sentences for juvenile offenders before of the Wyoming Supreme Court. Joanne prides herself on her passion for the rights of defendants.


  • University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 2013
  • Briar Cliff University, B.A. (Political Science and History/ Minor: Philosophy) 2010

Community Involvement

  • Rotary of Laramie County
  • American Inns of Court- Laramie County
  • Cheyenne Central High School “We the People” Coach

Presentations and Published Cases

  • Sen v. State, 301 P.3d 106 (Wyo. 2013).

Work History

  • Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC. (2013-present)
  • Student Director, Defender Aid Program (2012-2013).
  • Summer Intern, Wyoming Guardians Ad Litem Program (2011).

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