10/03/2022
9th Judicial District nominating commission seeks nominees for district magistrate judge position

TOPEKA—The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission is seeking nominations to fill a new district magistrate judge position in Harvey County.  The district magistrate judge position was among several certified by Administrative Order 2022-JA-020 after the Kansas Legis...

09/30/2022
25th Judicial District Nominating Commission sends the names of four nominees for district judge to governor

TOPEKA—The 25th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of four nominees for district judge to Gov. Laura Kelly, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy.     The vacancy will be created when Judge Wendel Wurst retires January 6, 2023.   ...

09/30/2022
6th Judicial District Nominating Commission announces interview schedule for district judge vacancies

TOPEKA—The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission will convene at 8 a.m. Wednesday, October 5, to interview nominees to fill two new district judge positions.     The district judge positions were certified by Supreme Court Administrative Order 2022-JA-020 after ...

09/29/2022
8th Judicial District Nominating Commission seeks nominations to fill district magistrate judge vacancy

TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission   is seeking nominations to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Morris County. The vacancy will be created when Judge Margaret White retires January 1, 2023.   The 8th Judicial District is composed of Dickinson...

09/28/2022
New attorneys to take state and federal oaths September 30

TOPEKA—Applicants who successfully passed the Kansas bar examination will be sworn in as Kansas attorneys in an in-person ceremony at 9:40 a.m. Friday, September 30, in the Georgia Neese Gray Performance Hall at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.    New attorneys can choo...

09/26/2022
Southeast Kansas attorney and municipal judge to serve as honorary bailiff for Supreme Court special session in Parsons

TOPEKA — Longtime attorney and municipal judge Rick Tucker has had his share of days in court, but he will take on a new role when the Supreme Court comes to Parsons.   Tucker was selected to be honorary bailiff at the Supreme Court’s special session, which starts at 6:30...

09/23/2022
Joe Gordon Gregory selected for district magistrate judge position in Crawford County

TOPEKA—The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission has selected Joe Gordon Gregory to fill a magistrate judge position in Crawford County.   Gregory’s new position will be effective on his swearing-in. He currently is an attorney at Wilbert and Towner P.A., and a mu...

09/23/2022
Dennis Jones selected for district magistrate judge position in Shawnee County

TOPEKA—The 3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission has selected Dennis Jones to fill a magistrate judge position in Shawnee County.     Jones’ new position will be effective on his swearing-in. He currently is a district judge pro tem for the 3rd Judicial District. ...

09/23/2022
8th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet September 28

TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet by telephone conference at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, to set the schedule for filling a district magistrate judge vacancy in Morris County.     The vacancy will be created when Judge Margaret Whit...

09/22/2022
​9th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet September 29

TOPEKA—The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet by videoconference at noon Thursday, September 29, to set the schedule for filling a new district magistrate judge position.     The new district magistrate judge position was among several certified by Admi...