09/23/2021
New attorneys to take state and federal oaths September 24

TOPEKA—Applicants who successfully passed the Kansas bar examination will be sworn in as Kansas attorneys in either an in-person ceremony or by videoconference Friday, September 24.    New attorneys can choose to be sworn in Friday in an in-person ceremony, a one-on-one v...

09/21/2021
12th Judicial Nominating Commission to meet September 27

The 12th Judicial District Nominating Commission will convene by telephone conference at 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 27, to discuss seeking additional nominees for a district magistrate judge vacancy in Lincoln County created by Judge Brian Grace’s October 1 retirement.  ...

09/15/2021
Judicial branch announces Constitution Day webpage

TOPEKA—The Kansas judicial branch is joining organizations across Kansas and the United States recognizing Constitution Day to remind people of the important role the U.S. Constitution had in our nation’s founding and continues to have in our day-to-day lives.  Constitutio...

09/14/2021
Supreme Court reappoints two to Kansas Board of Law Examiners

TOPEKA–The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed Peter Scott Johnston, Salina, and Carol Park, Hays, to the Kansas Board of Law Examiners. Both will serve through June 30, 2026.  Park, who will serve as board chair, is with Schwartz & Park LLP of Hays.  Johnston is with C...

09/13/2021
Judge Delia York reappointed to Kansas Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision

TOPEKA— The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed District Judge Delia York to a four-year term on the Kansas Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision. York serves the 29th Judicial District, which is composed of Wyandotte County. Her term on the council ends June 30, 2025....

09/10/2021
Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Hill to sit with Kansas Supreme Court September 17

TOPEKA-- Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Hill will sit with the Kansas Supreme Court to hear and help decide one case on the court’s September 17 docket that will take place by videoconference. After hearing oral arguments, Judge Hill will join Supreme Court justices in the...

09/10/2021
Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Malone to sit with Kansas Supreme Court September 15

TOPEKA—Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Malone will sit with the Kansas Supreme Court to hear and help decide one case on the court’s September 15 docket that will take place by videoconference. After hearing oral arguments, Malone will join Supreme Court justices in their de...

09/10/2021
Court of Appeals Judge Michael Buser to sit with Kansas Supreme Court September 14

TOPEKA—Court of Appeals Judge Michael Buser will sit with the Kansas Supreme Court to hear and help decide one case on the court’s September 14 docket that will take place by videoconference. After hearing oral arguments, Judge Buser will join Supreme Court justices in thei...

09/10/2021
Court of Appeals Judge Henry Green to sit with Kansas Supreme Court September 13

TOPEKA—Court of Appeals Judge Henry Green will sit with the Kansas Supreme Court to hear and help decide one case on the court’s September 13 docket that will take place by videoconference. After hearing oral arguments, Judge Green will join Supreme Court justices in their...

09/10/2021
9th Judicial District Nominating Commission sends the names of three nominees for district judge to governor

TOPEKA—The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of three nominees for district judge to Gov. Laura Kelly, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy created by Chief Judge Joe Dickinson’s September 18 retirement. The 9th Judicial Distric...