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Municipal Court Judges Education Committee


The committee recommends and organizes education and training programs for Kansas municipal judges. The programs are designed to accomplish the following goals:

  • Educate municipal judges regarding the knowledge, skills, and techniques required to perform judicial responsibilities fairly, correctly, and efficiently: and

  • Improve the administration of justice, reduce court delay, and promote fair and efficient management of all court proceedings.


  • Judge Randall Pankratz, municipal judge, Burns, Halstead, Hesston and Marion

  • Judge Scott Wright, municipal judge, Beloit and Mankato

  • ​Judge Meaghan Shultz, administrative judge, Kansas City

  • Jason Maxwell, municipal judge, Liberal

  • Nancy Muck, municipal judge, Osborne

  • Richard Flax, municipal judge, WaKeeney

  • Jennifer Jones, municipal judge, Wichita

  • ​Chris Kopecky, municipal judge, Lawrence



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