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Kenneth Bert Decock

Kenneth Bert Decock

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Juvenile, Litigation

About Me

Kenneth practices in criminal and juvenile law. Kenneth was a deputy prosecuting attorney in Gillette, Campbell County, Wyoming for almost two years before opening a private practice with his wife, Erin Mercer. Kenneth and Erin ran Plains Law Offices, LLP until 2011, when Kenneth was elected as county and prosecuting attorney for Johnson County, Wyoming. While working at Plains Law Offices, Kenneth's cases primarily included criminal defense, representing children and parents in juvenile matters and workers' compensation cases. As county and prosecuting attorney for Johnson County, Kenneth worked almost exclusively in criminal and juvenile law.

Kenneth's knowledge of the criminal and juvenile courts is substantial. Kenneth has been lead attorney in over twenty serious felony jury trials for crimes such as murder, sexual abuse, drug trafficking and more. Kenneth has resolved over 200 felony cases and many more misdemeanors.

Kenneth has also been counsel in many juvenile cases and petitions for the termination of parental rights. Kenneth understands what parents need to do to protect their children and be reunited with children that have been removed from the home.

Kenneth also works with children who are accused of committing crimes and their parents. He will explain the law and walk you and your child through the process, always working for the best interests of your child.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Juvenile: 40%
    0 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    0 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    0 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

306 N Main St Unit 204
Sheridan, WY, 82801-3902



WYAuthorized to practice law200105/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
County & Prosecuting AttorneyJohnson County Prosecutor's Office2011 - 2015
AttorneyPlains Law Offices, LLP2003 - 2011
Deputy County AttorneyCampbell County Attorney2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wyoming State BarN/A2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Knapp v. LandexCourt found for client
Straube v. Wy. Workers' CompensationCourt found for client
Montoya v. Wy. Workers' CompensationCourt found for client

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Montana-WesternN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A