Job Title:

Joanne Sweeney

Joanne’s passion is criminal defense.  She works tirelessly to ensure the rights of her clients are protected with compassion, understanding and competence.  She represents individual defendants in all criminal matters from petty misdemeanors to serious felonies in State District and Federal District Courts.

Joanne also practices domestic relations law where she represents individuals in divorce, child custody and custody modification cases.  She has also served as a Guardian ad Litem and mediator in contested divorce and child custody cases.  Joanne always strives to seek the best outcome possible for her clients with unparalleled advocacy.

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
    • Misdemeanor
      • possession
      • DUI’s
      • Reckless endangerment
      • Domestic battery
      • Theft/larceny
    • Felony
      • Possession and/or delivery of controlled substance
      • DUI
      • Aggravated Assault and Battery
      • Burglary and Robbery
      • Embezzlement and Check Fraud
    • Family Law
      • Divorce
      • Child Custody
      • Custody Modification
      • Guardianad Litem
      • Mediator
    • Contract Litigation
    • Licensing Boards
    • Appeals

Work Experience

  • Jacobs • Polidora, LLC since November 2018- Partner
  • Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC. 2013-2018- Senior Associate

Professional Organizations

  • Ewing T. Kerr Chapter of American Inns of Court- Treasurer
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association- Member of the Board
  • Laramie County Bar Association

Bar Admission:

  • Wyoming
  • United States District Court for Wyoming


B.A. History, Briar Cliff University

B.A. Political Science, Briar Cliff University

J.D. University of Wyoming College of Law



Joanne grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  She left for four short years to pursue her education in Sioux City, Iowa before returning to the University of Wyoming College of Law.  She spends her free time playing softball and skiing with boyfriend David Zook.  She is an avid sport’s fan, but her true love is baseball.