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Nominees sought for district judge vacancy in 10th Judicial District - Johnson County

The 10th Judicial District Nominating Commission is seeking nominations to fill a district judge vacancy in Johnson County created by the June 28 retirement of Judge Kevin Moriarty.

The 10th Judicial District is composed of Johnson County.

Justice Lee Johnson, the Supreme Court departmental justice responsible for the 10th Judicial District, said individuals can apply or be nominated, but nominations must come on a nomination form and include the nominee's signature. A nominee for district judge must be: at least 30 years old. a lawyer admitted to practice in Kansas and engaged in the practice of law for at least five years, whether as a lawyer, judge, or full-time teacher at an accredited law school. a resident of the judicial district at the time of taking office and while holding office.

Nominations must be accompanied by a nomination form available from the clerk of the Johnson County District Court, the clerk of the appellate courts at the Kansas Judicial Center, the Kansas judicial branch website at www.kscourts.org under What's New, or the district court website at www.jocojnc.org

Mary Shultz