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Henry W. Green Jr.

Judge Henry W. Green Jr.

appointed 1993


Judge Henry W. Green Jr., a native of Leavenworth, earned his bachelor degrees from Kansas State University and a law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. After a career in private practice of law and working for the federal bankruptcy court in Kansas, he was appointed to the Kansas Court of Appeals.


Current term

January 2023–January 2027

Appointed to court 1993


Judicial experience

1993-present, judge, Court of Appeals


Previous professional experience

1979-93, U.S. Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees, U.S. District Court of Kansas

1975-93, private law practice, part-time instructor at National College of Business



University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1975

  • Vice president of third-year class and research assistant

Kansas State University., B.S., history and political science, 1972


Professional memberships and activities

American Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

  • Past Membership Committee member

Leavenworth County Bar Association

  • Past president

Co-author, "Successful Creditors' Strategies in Bankruptcy in Kansas"


Awards and honors

Kansas State University College of Arts and Sciences 2011 Alumni Fellow

Smiling Bull Award presented by the Leavenworth County Bar Association, 2011


Community, civic, and charitable activities

Buffalo Soldier Monument Committee, pro bono counsel. The group raised more than $1 million to erect the Buffalo Soldier Monument at Fort Leavenworth to honor the first all-black cavalry units commissioned after the Civil War.


Additional information

He and his wife, Shirley, have two children, Monica and Malcolm.

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