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The Kansas Supreme Court
301 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507

Office of Judicial Administration
Telephone:
 785.296.2256
Fax:  785.296.7076
Email: info@kscourts.org

Appellate Clerk's Office
Telephone:
 785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


History of Court of Appeals Judges

In 1895, the Legislature created the Kansas Courts of Appeal to help with a vast number of cases pending before the Kansas Supreme Court. The act creating the Courts of Appeal also provided for their expiration in 1901. The Court of Appeals was re-established in 1977 as a seven-member intermediate appellate court. It was expanded to 10 members in 1987 and has 14 members today. Incumbentsí names have been recorded only since 1977.

Name Hometown Term Dates Chief Judge
Henry W. Green, Jr. Leavenworth 04/22/1993 to Present  
G. Joseph Pierron Olathe 12/11/1990 to Present  
Christel E. Marquardt Lenexa 10/06/1995 to 01/14/2013  
Tom Malone Wichita 05/02/2003 to 10/22/2012 10/22/12 to present
Richard D. Greene Wichita 06/18/2003 to 01/09/2011 01/09/2011 to 10/7/2012
Stephen D. Hill Paola 12/05/2003 to Present  
Patrick D. McAnany Olathe 02/06/2004 to Present  
Michael B. Buser Overland Park 01/28/2005 to Present  
Steve Leben Fairway 06/15/2007 to Present  
Melissa Taylor Standridge Kansas City 02/29/2008 to Present  
G. Gordon Atcheson Olathe 09/10/2010 to Present  
Karen Arnold-Burger Kansas City 02/14/2011 to Present  
David E. Bruns Kansas City 05/16/2011 to Present  
Anthony J. Powell Wichita 02/08/2013 to Present  
Kim R. Schroeder Winfield 03/15/2013 to Present  
Caleb Stegall Lawrence 01/03/2014 to Present  
Gary W. Rulon Emporia 12/18/1987 to 01/08/2001 01/08/2001 to 01/09/2011
Nancy L. Moritz Topeka 10/01/2004 to 01/07/2011  
Jerry G. Elliott Wichita 9/11/1987 to 04/05/2010  
Lee A. Johnson Caldwell 04/06/2001 to 01/08/2007  
Carol A. Beier Wichita 02/18/2000 to 09/05/2003  
David S. Knudson Salina 12/07/1995 to 08/01/2003  
M. Kay Royse Wichita 01/22/1993 to 09/01/1999  
Robert L. Lewis, Jr. Atwood 01/24/1989 to 05/03/2004  
Robert L. Gernon Hiawatha 03/03/1988 to 01/13/2003  
Edward Larson Hays 10/16/1987 to 09/01/1995  
Frederick N. Six Lawrence 08/18/1987 to 09/01/1988  
Robert E. Davis Leavenworth 03/20/1986 to 01/11/1993  
J. Patrick Brazil Eureka 11/14/1985 to 06/01/1995 06/01/1995 to 01/08/2001
Mary Beck Briscoe Topeka 03/15/1984 to 08/31/1990 09/01/1990 to 06/01/1995
Marvin W. Meyer Oberlin 01/01/1978 to 06/30/1987  
Joe H. Swinehart Kansas City 01/10/1977 to 01/13/1986  
Sherman A. Parks Topeka 01/10/1977 to 06/30/1987  
Corwin C. Spencer Oakley 01/10/1977 to 01/31/1984  
John E. Rees Wichita 01/10/1977 to 10/31/1992  
Bob Abbott Junction City 01/10/1977 to 09/18/1985 09/18/1985 to 08/31/1990
J. Richard Foth Topeka 01/10/1977 to 01/01/1978 01/01/1978 to 08/21/1985
Jerome Harman Columbus   01/10/1977 to 01/01/1978