Named a "Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyers and a "Top 10 Attorney" by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Kenneth practices in the areas of criminal defense, family law, juvenile law, and workers' compensation.
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.
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 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.
Divorce, custody and other family issues are emotionally charged and involve some of the most important decisions one can make in thier lifetime. Kenneth understands the legal system and can help you make sense of a senseless time. Know and protect your rights and your family.
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Attorney DeCock is an attorney that cares for his clients, understands their needs, and zealously represents them under the law. He is one of the rare attorneys that deserves the title of "Counselor" because he is conscientious in his duties and diligent in his representation. As an attorney who worked for him, I came to see his strong trial abilities, good jury selection choices, and in-depth trial preparation. (Which we all know that preparation is 9/10ths of any litigation/trial case). In short, he is "The Attorney" that you want to have his card in your wallet if you get into trouble and need an attorney.
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|WY||Authorized to practice law||2001||05/29/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top 10 Attorney||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2015|
|Partner & Trial Attorney||Plains Law Offices, LLP||2015 - Present|
|County & Prosecuting Attorney||Johnson County Prosecutor's Office||2011 - 2015|
|Partner & Trial Attorney||Plains Law Offices, LLP||2003 - 2011|
|Deputy County Attorney||Campbell County Attorney||2002 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sheridan County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Sheridan Chamber of Commerce||Member||2015 - Present|
|The National Trial Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Wyoming State Bar||Member||2001 - Present|
|Knapp v. Landex||Court found for client|
|Straube v. Wy. Workers' Compensation||Court found for client|
|Montoya v. Wy. Workers' Compensation||Court found for client|
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|Wyoming Law Review||Balancing the Scales of Justice: How Will Vasquez v. State Affect Vehicle Searching Incedent to Arrest in Wyoming||2001|
|University of Wyoming College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Montana-Western||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|