Born in Denver, Colorado, Brittny Lewton was raised by her mother and grandparents after her father passed away when she was a toddler. After graduating from Colorado State University, Ms. Lewton moved to Laramie, Wyoming, where she received her Juris Doctor from University of Wyoming School of Law.
Ms. Lewton worked as a prosecution intern in the Cheyenne District Attorney’s Office and the Albany County Attorneys Office. She began her career with the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office as an intern, and was hired full time in 2005
Over the next eight years Ms. Lewton served as lead drug and sexual assault prosecutor before being promoted first to Chief Deputy and then to Assistant District Attorney.
Ms. Lewton was elected District Attorney in November 2012 as a Republican and is now seeking re-election to a second term. As your District Attorney, Ms. Lewton will continue pursuing the core values of her prior term as well as helping the office through changes such as e-filing and e-discovery. As a member of the Executive Committee for the Colorado District Attorney Council, Ms. Lewton actively participates in legislative updates and changes in the law that affect both the 13th JD and the State. Ms. Lewton stands up for victims of crime and helps ensure that the legislature does as well.
Throughout her first term, Ms. Lewton has brought stability to the office, retaining her prosecutors for several years at a time. She has made it her mission to build an environment where every member has long term experience and the knowledge of how to prosecute criminals to the fullest extent of the law. She has been able to do this all while being fiscally conservative, even while updating the office for the coming digital age of discovery.
Throughout her term, Ms. Lewton has built important bridges between the Prosecutors office, Law Enforcement, and the community. She looks forward to building upon her success with her second term in office.
When not at the office, Ms. Lewton spends her time with her Husband Brian and their two children, Lexi and Tristan. Although Brian is the farmer of the family, Ms. Lewton has been known to run a combine from time to time.