Today, the Kansas Supreme Court will begin accepting nominations to fill a position on the Kansas Supreme Court when Justice Lee Johnson retires on September 8, 2019.
Eligible applicants must be:
- at least 30 years old; and
- be a lawyer admitted to practice in Kansas and engaged in the practice of law for at least 10 years, whether a lawyer, judge or full time teacher at an accredited law school.
If interested, find the nomination form here: http://www.kscourts.org/pdf_inc/SCNC_Application_Form.pdf
Nominations may be hand-delivered or submitted via mail to:
Douglas T. Shima
Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Ave. Rm. 107
Topeka KS 66612-1507
Nominees will be reviewed by the Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission, a nine-member commission with one lawyer and one non-lawyer from each congressional district, and one lawyer elected by lawyers statewide to be chairperson.