Court of Appeals Vacancy
Pursuant to K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 20-3020(a)(2), the Kansas judicial branch has notified the Governor of a vacancy that will occur on the Kansas Court of Appeals as a result of the retirement of Judge Patrick D. McAnany. Position 4 on the Kansas Court of Appeals will be vacant effective January 14, 2019. See K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 20-3006(a). The Governor has 60 days from the date the position becomes open to make the appointment, subject to confirmation by the Kansas Senate. The statutory qualifications to serve on the Court of Appeals are set forth at K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 20-3020(d) and K.S.A. 20-105. Any qualified Kansas attorney or judge who is interested in being considered for the position should contact the Governor's Office of Appointments for further information.