Judicial Council Members

The members of the Judicial Council of Kansas are appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, pursuant to K.S.A. 20-2201, for a term of four years, with the exception of the Chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees who serve on the Council as long as they chair the respective Judiciary Committees.

Chief Justice Marla J. Luckert, Chair; Topeka, Kansas; (2013)

Reappointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2023.

Judge Stephen D. Hill; Paola, Kansas; (2011)

Reappointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2025.

Judge Amy Harth; Paola, Kansas; (2021)

Appointed to complete the term of Judge Mike Keeley, whose term will end June 30, 2023.

Judge Patty Macke Dick; Hutchinson, Kansas; (2021)

Appointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2025.

Senator Kellie Warren; Leawood, Kansas; (2021)

Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee; Began January 2021, and will remain on the Council as long as she is Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Representative Fred Patton; Topeka, Kansas; (2019)

Chair of House Judiciary Committee; Began January 2019, and will remain on the Council as long as he is Chair of the House Judiciary Committee.

Victor J. Braden; Topeka, Kansas; (2019)

Appointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2023.

Joseph W. Jeter; Hays, Kansas; (2000)

Reappointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2023.

F. James Robinson, Jr.; Wichita, Kansas; (2018)

Reappointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2025.

Sarah Bootes Shattuck; Ashland, Kansas; (2011)

Reappointed for a 4-year term ending June 30, 2025.



Former Judicial Council Members