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11th Judicial District Court Judges


[Judge Wachter's photo]

Division 1 - Hon. A. J. Wachter
Chief Judge, 2013 –present; District Court Judge, 2002 to present; private practice, 1969-2002; Juris Doctorate Washburn School of Law, 1969; BS Pittsburg State University, 1966; U.S. Army Reserve, 1961-1969. Member: Kansas District Judges Association, American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Crawford County Bar Association (former President).


[Judge Oliver Kent Lynch]

Division 2 - Hon. Oliver Kent Lynch
District Court Judge since January, 2005; private practice 1976-2005; Cherokee Co. Atty. 1977-1981; Baxter Springs City Atty. 1982-1994; Juris Doctorate, University of Kansas; Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas; Member: Cherokee County Bar Assn.; Kansas Bar Assn.; Kansas District Judges' Assn.


[Judge Robert J. Fleming's photo]Division 3
- Hon. Robert J. Fleming
District Court Judge 1996 to present; Executive Committee Kansas District Judges’ Assn.; Judicial Qualifications Commission; Chair, Eleventh Judicial District Community Corrections 1999 to present; private practice 1968-96; City Attorney, Mulberry, Kansas 1970-73; Juris Doctorate Washburn School of Law 1968; BSBA Pittsburg State Univ. 1964; Member: Kansas Bar Assn.; Kansas Dist. Judges’ Assn.; Labette Co. Bar Assn.


[Judge Lori_Fleming  photo]

Division 4 – Lori A. Bolton Fleming
District Court Judge 2012-present; private practice 2003-2012; Assistant C.A. 2001-2003; Juris Doctorate Cum Laude, Washburn University School of Law 2001, Editor-in-Chief, Washburn Law Journal Vol. 41; Pres./V.P, Crawford County Bar Association; B.M.Ed., Pittsburg State University 1996; Member: bars of Kansas, Missouri, U.S. Dist. Court of KS, U.S. Dist. Court of Western Dist. Mo, 10th Cir Court of Appeals, American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association; Kansas Dist Judges Association.


[Judge Kurtis I. Loy ]

Division 5 - Hon. Kurtis I. Loy
District Court Judge, 2013 to present; private practice, 1980-2013; Juris Doctorate, Washburn University School of Law, Dec. 1979; BSBA (Accounting) Pittsburg State University, 1976; Admitted to practice: U.S. District Court (Kansas), Kansas Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court. Member: Kansas Bar Association, Crawford County Bar Association, Kansas Bar Foundation (Board of Trustees).


[Judge Jeffry Jack's photo]

Division 6 - Hon. Jeffry L. Jack
District Court Judge, 2005 to present; Kansas House of Representatives, 7th District, 2003-2005 (Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee 2005); private practice 1989-2005; U.S. Army Reserve and Kansas Army National Guard, 1984-2004 (retired Major); Juris Doctorate, University of Kansas 1987; Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard University 1983. Member, Kansas Bar Assn.; Kansas Dist. Judges' Assn.; Labette Co. Bar Assn.


[Judge Bill Lyerla's photo]

District Magistrate - Hon. Bill W. Lyerla
District Court Magistrate Judge 1991, retained 1992 to present; President, Kansas District Magistrate Judges’ Assn. 1997-1998 term; Alumni, National Judicial College; Member: National College of Juvenile & Family Court Judges; American Judges’ Assn.; Trail Court Clerk 1988-91; law enforcement officer 1970-1988; graduate MSSC 1973.

Page updated: October 30, 2013