Elisabeth M.W. Trefonas, ESQ.

Elisabeth M. W. Trefonas provides formidable and compassionate representation in criminal, immigration, and family law. She graduated cum laude from California Western School of Law and moved in 2005 to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She opened her private practice to provide exceptional legal services and access to justice for every community member, particularly the region’s underrepresented, Spanish-speaking, and immigrants. She is devoted to zealous advocacy and clear and frank communication.

Ms. Trefonas is the only lawyer in Wyoming with two decades of experience in the intricacies of criminal law and its significant impacts on immigration law. She expertly assists clients with deportation defense, affirmative benefits applications, and representation in civil and criminal matters.

Simultaneously, Ms. Trefonas was a contracted Assistant Public Defender, appearing in Teton and Sublette County District and Circuit Courts, and a contracted Assistant Appellate Public Defender, appearing before the Wyoming Supreme Court over a dozen times, in collaboration with the Wyoming Public Defenders Office. In 2013, she became the Supervising Assistant Public Defender in Teton and Sublette Counties, and is the only full-time Public Defender in that area.

She is admitted to the Wyoming and California State Bars and all Federal Courts.

Ms. Trefonas was featured in the article “Lady Justice, How one woman is waging the battle for Jackson’s Voiceless,” November 8, 2016.

To contact Ms. Trefonas, email her at EMWT@TrefonasLaw.com

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