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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 374
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Rule 717
Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Effect of Disciplinary Complaint in Another Jurisdiction

(a) Any person having an attorney disciplinary complaint pending before the licensing authority of any other jurisdiction is not eligible to apply for admission to the bar of the State of Kansas while such complaint is pending.

(b) Any person who has been suspended or disbarred from the practice of law by the licensing authority of any other jurisdiction is not eligible to apply for admission to the bar of the State of Kansas until such time as the person has been fully reinstated in the other jurisdiction.

(c) The underlying facts of an attorney disciplinary complaint in another jurisdiction may be considered by the office of the Disciplinary Administrator, the Review Committee, or the Board in determining whether the person possesses the requisite good moral character and current mental and emotional fitness to engage in the active and continuous practice of law.


[History: New Rule effective July 1, 2009; Am. (c) effective February 3, 2014.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings