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Shawnee County is seeking a new district court judge to replace retiring Judge Joseph Johnson

Shawnee County District Court Judge Joseph Johnson will retire July 31 and the Third Judicial District nominating commission needs qualified candidates to replace him on the bench.

Candidates can apply or be nominated, but nominations must come on a nomination form and include the nominee’s signature. The deadline to submit is noon May 4.

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.

One original and seven copies of the nominating form must be mailed to Justice Marla Luckert, Kansas Judicial Center, 301 S...

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