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Henry W. Green Jr.

Judge Henry W. Green Jr.

appointed 1993

Judge

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 2019–January 2023

Appointed to the court in 1993 by Governor Joan Finney

 

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

 

Education

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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