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Topeka Kansas 66612-1507

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Honorable Patrick D. McAnany
Judge of the Court of Appeals 2004-

Hon Patrick D McAnanyPatrick D. McAnany was born in Sweetwater, Texas, on November 18, 1943. He graduated from Rockhurst University in 1965 with an BA degree in philosophy. He received his J.D. degree in 1968 and an LL.M. degree in business litigation in 1971, both from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

He joined Miller & O'Laughlin in Kansas City, and then served in the office of general counsel for Mobil Oil Corporation where he was assistant division attorney and antitrust counsel in New York City. He returned to Kansas in 1973 to join McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, where he was engaged in general civil and business litigation and served on the firm's board of directors. He is licensed to practice before the Kansas Supreme Court; the Missouri Supreme Court; the United States District Courts for Kansas and for the Western District of Missouri; the Appellate Division, Second Department, of New York; and the United States Courts of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and for the Federal Circuit.

Judge McAnany was appointed by Governor Bill Graves to the Johnson County District Court in 1995, where he handled civil litigation and served two terms as chief judge. While with the district court he implemented the Trial Court Performance Standards, the Judicial Academy, the Changing Lives Through Literature reading program, and other innovative court and public outreach programs. He was appointed to the Kansas Court of Appeals by Governor Kathleen Sebelius.

Judge McAnany taught business law at Rockhurst University trial advocacy at the K.U. Law School. He served on the Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission and was a member of the executive committee of the Kansas District Judges Association and the judicial advisory board of the Law and Organizational Economics Center at the University of Kansas. He is a past president of the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce and the Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court where he received the President's Award for the best program of the year. He was selected as one of the best judges in the United States by Lawdragon Magazine in 2006. He received the Liberty Bell Award from the Topeka Bar Association in 2007. He received the Recognition Award of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. He is a Fellow of the Johnson County Bar Foundation. He was the Chairman of the Kansas Supreme Court Blue Ribbon Commission for the study of the Kansas Judicial System, and received the Kansas Bar Association’s 2012 Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction for the Blue Ribbon Commission. He was the recipient of the 2011 Johnson County Bar Foundation Legacy Award. In 2013 he became an ASTAR Science and Technology Fellow. In 2013 he received the Chief Justice Richard W. Holmes Award of Merit of the American Judges Association. He is a volunteer for Topeka Meals on Wheels. He is vice-president of the Overland Park Orchestra and plays in the violin section.

Judge McAnany and his wife have two children and four grandchildren.

Cases (those available online) before Judge McAnany:

  • 109518 -- State v. Richmeier
  • 108858 -- Romkes v. University of Kansas.
  • 108856 -- In re Care & Treatment of Sykes
  • 108809 -- State v. Raikes
  • 108666 -- Fawcett v. Oil Producers, Inc. of Kansas (Concurring)
  • 108491 -– Smith v. Philip Morris Companies
  • 108488 -- Sieker v. Faye M. Stephens Trust
  • 108446 -– State v. Englund
  • 108390 -- Gold Mine Investments v. Mount Vernon Fire Ins. Co.
  • 108353 -- Mashaney v. Board of Indigents' Defense Services
  • 107965 -- State v. Villa-Vasquez
  • 107300 -- U.S. Bank NA v. McConnell
  • 107070 -- State v. Coty
  • 107035 -- Messner v. Continental Plastic Containers, et al.
  • 106257 -- Kuhn v. Schmidt
  • 106177 -- Carr v. Vannoster
  • 106176 -- Midwest Manufacturing, Inc. v. Ausland
  • 105169 -- State v. Jones
  • 105156 -- State v. Stephens
  • 104935 -- State v. Jones
  • 104916 -- Dunn, et al. v. Dunn, et al.
  • 104732 -- Gustin v. Payless Shoesource, Inc.
  • 103750 -- Merryfield v. Kansas Dept. of SRS
  • 103190 -- Canyon Creek Development v. Fox
  • 103176 -- Shrader v. Kansas Dept. of Revenue
  • 103036 -- Speed v. McKune
  • 102720 -- State v. Everest
  • 102640 -- Greathouse v. KASB Risk Management Services
  • 102627 -- Wright v. Sourk
  • 102582 -- Martin-Manatee Power Partners v. Peerless Manufacturing
  • 102359 -- Kannaday v. Ball
  • 102247 -- Kopp v. Kopp
  • 102195 -- State v. Franklin
  • 101968 -- Tarlton v. Miller's of Clalin
  • 101915 -- Brown v. Ford Storage and Moving Co, Inc.
  • 101732 -- Gov't Wyandotte County/KCK v. Transworld Transport. Svcs.
  • 101337 -- State v. Aguirre
  • 101330 -- State Dept. of SRS, et al. v. White
  • 101300 -- State v. Elkins
  • 101159 -- Lovitt v. Board of Shawnee County Comm'rs
  • 101146 -- Martin v. Naik and Specialty Hospital of Mid-America
  • 101131 -- Razorback Contractors of Ks. v. Board of Johnson County Comm'rs
  • 100997 -- Friends of the Bethany Place v. City of Topeka
  • 100596 -- State v. Tapia
  • 100299 -- State v. Curreri
  • 100197 -- In re E.R.
  • 100156 -- Boyd v. Werholtz
  • 100129 -- State v. Williams
  • 100041 -- Santa Rosa KM Assocs. v. Principal Life Ins. Co.
  • 100039 -- State v. Pruitt (Concuring and Dissenting)
  • 99991 -- Premier Realty v. I.T.J. Investments (Concurring and Dissenting)
  • 99963 -- Emprise Bank v. Rumisek
  • 99953 -- Berry v. National Medical Services
  • 99909 -- Roberts v. Midwest Mineral
  • 99727 -- In re D.A.
  • 99548 -- Becker v. Knoll
  • 99451 -- Herrell v. National Beef Packing Co. (Concurring and Dissenting)
  • 99311 -- In re Marriage of Grippin
  • 99291 -- Chism v. Protective Life
  • 99251 -- Litzinger v. Bruce
  • 99092 -- Southwind Exploration v. Street Abstract Company
  • 99012 -- Sheldon v. KPERS
  • 98627 -- Falkner v. Colony Woods Home Association (Dissenting)
  • 98486 -- State v. Oliver
  • 98216 -- Citifinancial Mortgage Co v. Clark (Concurring and Dissenting)
  • 98125 -- In re Parentage of Brown
  • 98108 -- Payne v. Boeing Co.
  • 98031 -- American General v. Board of County Comm. Of Reno County, KS
  • 97519 -- Fletcher v. U.S.D. No. 229
  • 97461 -- Guss v. Fort Hays State University
  • 97449 -- State v. Smith
  • 97436 -- Dillon Co. v. Davis
  • 97329 -- Buchanan v. Overley
  • 97326 -- State v. Toney
  • 97252 -- Linden Place LLC v. Bank
  • 96987 -- State v. Elnicki
  • 96929 -- State v. Bale
  • 96804 -- State v. Watkins
  • 96716 -- State v. Chetwood
  • 96697 -- Foundation Property Investments v. CTP
  • 96627 --State v. Andrews
  • 96613 -- State v. Martinez
  • 96602 -- State v. Anderson
  • 96568 -- Poston v. USD No. 387 (Dissenting)
  • 96566 -- State v. Zeckser
  • 96559 -- Quandt v. IBP
  • 96502 -- State v. Meza
  • 96455 -- Four Seasons Apts. v. AAA Glass Service, Inc.
  • 96368 -- State v. May
  • 96330 -- Hutchinson Hospital Corp. v. Neal
  • 96198 -- Kendrick v. Manda
  • 96181 -- State v. Kelley
  • 96110 -- State v. Hampton
  • 96086 -- State v. Laturner
  • 96043 -- Davis v. Allstate Insurance Co.
  • 95975 -- Porter v. State
  • 95939 -- State v. Barnes
  • 95651 -- State v. Bastian
  • 95577 -- Warren v. Heartland Automotive Services, Inc.
  • 95564 -- State v. Lowden
  • 95482 -- Schuyer v. Roberts
  • 95402 -- State v. Baldwin
  • 95303 -- State v. Greever
  • 95203 -- Yordy v. Osterman
  • 95032 -- Dawson v. Bruce
  • 94953 -- State v. Collins
  • 94863 -- Jerby v. Truck Ins. Exchange
  • 94811 -- Moncla v. State
  • 94628 -- Fiorella v. Travelers Property Cas. Ins. Co.
  • 94558 -- Chamberlain v. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co.
  • 94513 -- Griffith v. McGovern
  • 94503 -- State v. Ross
  • 94350 -- Midwest Land Investment Co. v. Veach
  • 94308 -- Davis v. Key Gas Corp. (Dissenting)
  • 94195 -- Schwatken v. Explorer Resources, Inc.
  • 94126 -- Caring Hearts Personal Home Services v. Hobley
  • 93936 -- Bergman v. Commerce Trust Co. (Concurring)
  • 93734 -- In re Marriage of Hem
  • 93699 -- Tomlin v. State
  • 93686 -- State v. Young
  • 93640 -- State v. Adams
  • 93572 -- State v. Herbison
  • 93563 -- State v. Thorpe
  • 93342 -- Schmidt v. State
  • 93132 -- Fischer v. Roberge
  • 93091 -- In re Tax Appeal of Garden City Medical Clinic
  • 93053 -- Travelers Indemnity Co. Of Ill. V. Challenger Fence Co.
  • 93024 -- State v. Baxter
  • 93013 -- Sall v. T's, Inc. (Dissenting)
  • 92972 -- Little v. State
  • 92696 -- Libel v. Union Pacific Railroad
  • 92450 -- Schlup v. Bourdon
  • 92341 -- State v. Huff
  • 92972 -- Little v. State
  • 92696 -- Libel v. Union Pacific Railroad
  • 92450 -- Schlup v. Bourdon
  • 92341 -- State v. Huff
  • 92285 -- Lyndon State Bank v. Price
  • 92125 -- State v. Mehling
  • 91765 -- City of Shawnee v. Patch
  • 91752 -- Riverside Drainage Dist. of Sedgwick County v. Hunt
  • 91514 -- In re Equalization Appeal of Andover Antique Mall
  • 91458 -- Hale v. Hale
  • 91447 -- State v. Dyer
  • 91216 -- State v. Tonroy
  • 91112 -- Ortiz v. Biscanin
  • 90906 -- State v. Patton
  • 90904 -- State v. Knight
  • 90380 -- Ramsey v. Lee Builders, Inc.
  • 90354 -- Tharp v. Lee
  • 90067 -- City of Wichita v. Cook
  • 89545 -- State v. Henderson