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Five appointed to Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission

The Kansas Supreme Court appointed three new members to the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission and reappointed two others.

The commission oversees continuing legal education requirements for lawyers licensed to practice in Kansas. Attorneys must earn a minimum of 12 credit hours each year.

New members are:

Aida Alaka, Topeka

Susan Norton, Wichita

Meredith Schnug, Lawrence

Reappointed are: Jennifer Cocking, Topeka Charles Peckham, Atwood They will serve through June 30, 2022.

Alaka is a law professor at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka. Norton is director of adult learning at Wichita State University.

Schnug is a clinical associate law professor at the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence. Cocking is vice president and associate general counsel for Capitol Federal Savings Bank in Topeka.

Peckham is a lawyer and owner of Brown, Creighton & Peckham in Atwood.

Other members of the commission are Joslyn Kusiak, Independence; David Moses, Wichita; Megan Walawender, Kansas City, Mo.; and Chief Judge Wendel Wurst, Garden City.

Mary Shultz