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G. Gordon Atcheson

Judge G. Gordon Atcheson

appointed 2010

Judge

Judge G. Gordon Atcheson joined the court after a 29-year career as a litigator handling both civil and criminal matters. He represented clients in trial and appellate courts in Kansas and in federal courts across the county, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Since joining the court, Judge Atcheson has participated in the decision of more than 1,500 cases.

 

Current term

January 2017–January 2021

Appointed to the court in 2010 by Governor Mark Parkinson

 

Previous professional experience

2005-10, Atcheson Law Office

1989-2005, Blake & Uhlig

1986-89, Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman

1983-86, Hall, Turner & Pike

1981-83, Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office

 

Education

University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1981

University of Michigan, B.A., political science, 1976

 

Additional information

Born in Cortland, New York, in 1954

Atcheson is married to Cheryl A. Pilate, a principal in the Morgan & Pilate law firm, Kansas City, Missouri. They live in Overland Park.

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