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Kansas Supreme Court accepting nominations for upcoming Court vacancy

Posted By Joseph N. Molina III, Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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.

Tags:  Author: Joseph N. Molina III  Justice Lee Johnson retirement  KS Supreme Court Nominating Commission  Supreme Court vacancy 

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