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Washburn Law Alumni Judges

Washburn has a long tradition of alumni serving in various capacities of the judiciary. From trial judges and administrative law judges to those on state or federal benches, Washburn Law graduates have, and are continuing, to make an impact. The list below is the school's effort to capture all living judges, both active and retired. Please send us additions and updates.

(Name, class year, preferred city/state)

Jump to: A-D | E-J | K-N | O-S | T-Z

A-D

  • Bryce A. Abbott, 1983 (Wichita, KS)
  • Daryl D. Ahlquist, 1979 (Chanute, KS)
  • Adrian J. Allen, 1954 (Topeka, KS)
  • Donald L. Alvord, 1975 (Halstead, KS)
  • Bradley E. Ambrosier, 1990 (Elkhart, KS)
  • John Anderson, 1975 (Olathe, KS)
  • Richard D. Anderson, 1980 (Topeka, KS)
  • Louis Angles, 1988 (Liberty, MO)
  • Thomas D. Arnhold, 1978 (Olathe, KS)
  • Patrick B. Augustine, 1985 (Denver, CO)
  • Brad E. Avery, 1987 (Topeka, KS)
  • Gregory K. Barker, 1977 (Wichita, KS)
  • James G. Beasley, 1966 (Wichita, KS)
  • Steven R. Becker, 1975 (Buhler, KS)
  • Robert J. Bednar, 1973 (Atchison, KS)
  • Kevin N. Berens, 1999 (Saint Francis, KS)
  • Robert D. Berger, 1986 (Kansas City, KS)
  • William D. Biles, 1978 (Topeka, KS)
  • Thomas L. Boeding, 1974 (Kansas City, KS)
  • John D. Boeh, 1977 (Saint Joseph, MO)
  • Courtney D. Boehm, 2012 (Junction City, KS)
  • Lori A. Bolton Fleming, 2001 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • Starla L. Borg Nelson, 2004 (Jamestown, KS)
  • Paul L. Brady, 1956 (Atlanta, GA)
  • Glenn R. Braun, 1981 (Hays, KS)
  • Mark S. Braun, 1986 (Topeka, KS)
  • J. P. Brazil, 1962 (Topeka, KS)
  • Timothy E. Brazil, 1975 (Chanute, KS)
  • John E. Bremer, 1974 (Oberlin, KS)
  • Daniel L. Brewster, 1972 (Joplin, MO)
  • David F. Brewster, 1968 (Baxter Springs, KS)
  • Joseph Bribiesca, 1977 (Wichita, KS)
  • John J. Briggs, 1993 (Greeley, CO)
  • Alison K. Brookins, 1986 (Andover, KS)
  • John W. Broomes, 2003 (Wichita, KS)
  • Mary J. Brunetti, 1990 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • David E. Bruns, 1984 (Olathe, KS)
  • Kyle A. Bryson, 1988 (Tucson, AZ)
  • John R. Bullard, 1985 (Columbus, KS)
  • Amanda K. Bundren McNelley, 2002 (Kirkwood, MO)
  • Joseph D. Burdette, 1977 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Benjamin L. Burgess, 1972 (Wichita, KS)
  • James L. Burgess, 1976 (Wichita, KS)
  • Jack L. Burr, 1970 (Goodland, KS)
  • Daniel Cahill, 1995 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Russell D. Canaday, 1978 (Independence, KS)
  • William W. Carter, 2001 (Caruthersville, MO)
  • Laura K. Castillo, 2004 (Hobbs, NM)
  • Monique K. Centeno, 2005 (Wichita, KS)
  • Timothy J. Chambers, 1977 (Hutchinson, KS)
  • Leslie K. Ching, 1982 (Olympia, WA)
  • Thomas L. Chotena, 1978 (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • Mary E. Christopher, 2001 (Silver Lake, KS)
  • Eric A. Commer, 1980 (Wichita, KS)
  • Scott R. Condray, 1979 (Concordia, KS)
  • William M. Cook, 1959 (Leawood, KS)
  • Stacy L. Cooper, 1984 (Gardner, KS)
  • Daniel D. Creitz, 1985 (Erie, KS)
  • Rebecca W. Crotty, 1977 (Topeka, KS)
  • Sam A. Crow, 1952 (Topeka, KS)
  • Kim W. Cudney, 1989 (Washington, KS)
  • David L. Dahl, 1978 (Wichita, KS)
  • David B. Debenham, 1980 (Topeka, KS)
  • Michelle A. DeCicco, 1994 (Prairie Village, KS)
  • Montie R. Deer, 1972 (Tucson, AZ)
  • Richard E. DeMoss, 1968 (Mount Carroll, IL)
  • Darian P. Dernovish, 2002 (Topeka, KS)
  • Jeffrey D. Dewey, 1984 (Wichita, KS)
  • Marty J. Dickinson, 1982 (Newton, KS)
  • Donna K. Dixon, 1984 (Roseau, MN)
  • Robert J. Dole, 1952 (Washington, DC)
  • Gregory A. Dorshorst, 1987 (Springfield, MO)
  • Dennis R. Dow, 1978 (Kansas City, MO)
  • Keith E. Drill, 1987 (Roeland Park, KS)
  • James C. Droege, 1984 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Bernard J. Dunn, 1973 (Topeka, KS)
  • Timothy L. Dupree, 2004 (Kansas City, KS)

E-J

  • Steven R. Ebberts, 1993 (Topeka, KS)
  • William B. Elliott, 1975 (Norton, KS)
  • Sergio H. Enriquez, 1993 (El Paso, TX)
  • Adam J. Espinosa, 2002 (Denver, CO)
  • Jesse D. Euler, 1965 (Wathena, KS)
  • Debra A. Everman, 1995 (Nampa, ID)
  • Joseph A. Fattor, 1966 (Leadville, CO)
  • Robert T. Finn, 1965 (Sun City West, AZ)
  • Harold E. Flaigle, 1974 (Wichita, KS)
  • John T. Flannagan, 1964 (Overland Park, KS)
  • James R. Fleetwood, 1989 (Wichita, KS)
  • Robert J. Fleming, 1968 (Weir, KS)
  • Julie A. Fletcher Cowell, 1986 (Larned, KS)
  • Thomas E. Foster, 1978 (Olathe, KS)
  • William L. Fowler, 1981 (Emporia, KS)
  • Robert J. Frederick, 1975 (Garden City, KS)
  • David K. Fromme, 1965 (Kansas City, MO)
  • Philip M. Fromme, 1973 (Burlington, KS)
  • Pamela J. Fuller, 1987 (Barnsdall, OK)
  • Kenneth G. Gale, 1980 (Wichita, KS)
  • Bruce T. Gatterman, 1978 (Larned, KS)
  • Jason E. Geier, 2000 (Topeka, KS)
  • Michael D. Gibbens, 1978 (Tonganoxie, KS)
  • Carl G. Gibson, 1987 (Nowata, OK)
  • Quintress J. Gilbert, 1989 (Macon, GA)
  • Daniel D. Gilligan, 2009 (Hutchinson, KS)
  • Eric W. Godderz, 1989 (Colony, KS)
  • Jeffrey E. Goering, 1991 (Wichita, KS)
  • Simon C. Gonzalez, 1984 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Stephen E. Good, 1983 (Topeka, KS)
  • Thomas H. Graber, 1967 (Belle Plaine, KS)
  • Melvin M. Gradert, 1959 (Wichita, KS)
  • Harlan W. Graham, 1968 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Wesley K. Griffin, 1980 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Ted R. Griffith, 2001 (Park City, KS)
  • Michael V. Grosko, 1977 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Mickey J. Hadwiger, 1986 (Alva, OK)
  • Cynthia K. Hale, 1984 (Fort Collins, CO)
  • Zerne P. Haning, 1962 (Half Moon Bay, CA)
  • Muriel E. Harris, 1976 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Gwynne E. Harris Birzer, 1992 (Wichita, KS)
  • Charles M. Hart, 1980 (El Dorado, KS)
  • Gerald W. Hart, 1976 (Fort Scott, KS)
  • Amy L. Harth, 1994 (Paola, KS)
  • Cynthia M. Hartman, 1977 (Fort Collins, CO)
  • Michael E. Hazel, 1981 (Saint Louis, MO)
  • Cecil W. Heasley, 1981 (Matthews, NC)
  • Claude S. Heath, 1962 (Leoti, KS)
  • Jerome P. Hellmer, 1974 (Salina, KS)
  • William H. Helsper, 1973 (Arlington, TX)
  • Bill Henderson, 1984 (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Craig P. Henderson, 1994 (Fruita, CO)
  • Larry D. Hendricks, 1982 (Topeka, KS)
  • Renee J. Henke, 2012 (Downs, KS)
  • Michael J. Heydt, 1979 (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Joseph C. Hibbard, 1978 (Gallup, NM)
  • Kristie A. Hildebrand, 1994 (Turtle Lake, WI)
  • Stephen A. Hilgers, 1990 (McPherson, KS)
  • Stephen D. Hill, 1975 (Topeka, KS)
  • Michael J. Hoelscher, 2002 (Wichita, KS)
  • Paula D. Hofaker, 1993 (Logan, KS)
  • Tawna J. Holmstedt, 2010 (Grant, NE)
  • Everett L. Hood, 1982 (Bucklin, KS)
  • Janet M. Hormberg, 1980 (Belleville, IL)
  • Steven L. Hornbaker, 1973 (Junction City, KS)
  • Gary R. House, 1965 (Sedan, KS)
  • Meghan M. Houtsma, 2005 (Syracuse, KS)
  • Steven J. Howard, 1975 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Anne M. Hull, 1990 (Wichita, KS)
  • Jeremiah C. Humes, 2003 (Price, UT)
  • Christine H. Hutson, 1991 (Lebanon, MO)
  • Fred S. Jackson, 1960 (Topeka, KS)
  • Paul G. Jarvis, 1978 (Buffalo, WY)
  • Joel B. Jay, 1997 (North Platte, NE)
  • Fred A. Johnson, 1975 (Wichita, KS)
  • Fred W. Johnson, 1980 (Oswego, KS)
  • Lee A. Johnson, 1980 (Caldwell, KS)
  • Scott L. Johnson, 2002 (Topeka, KS)
  • Steven E. Johnson, 1985 (Great Bend, KS)
  • Laura E. Johnson-McNish, 1991 (Marysville, KS)
  • Douglas P. Jones, 2002 (Cottonwood Falls, KS)
  • Jon S. Jones, 1962 (Topeka, KS)
  • Cynthia A. Josserand, 1978 (Honolulu, HI)

K-N

  • J. M. Keeley, 1982 (Great Bend, KS)
  • William M. Kehr, 1985 (Eastborough, KS)
  • Gregory D. Keith, 1988 (Wichita, KS)
  • Chris J. Kellogg, 2004 (Leavenworth, KS)
  • Patricia M. Kelly, 1995 (Ruther Glen, VA)
  • James R. Kepple, 1985 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Paul J. Kilburg, 1974 (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • John J. Kisner, 1984 (Wichita, KS)
  • Nicholas W. Klein, 1955 (Golden, CO)
  • John B. Klenda, 1980 (McPherson, KS)
  • Tracy D. Klinginsmith, 1968 (Holton, KS)
  • David S. Knudson, 1966 (Loveland, CO)
  • Frank L. Korte, 1975 (Wellington, KS)
  • Gary M. Korte, 1981 (Emporia, KS)
  • Gerald R. Kuckelman, 1985 (Atchison, KS)
  • Ainka C. Kweli, 1994 (Topeka, KS)
  • Karen S. Kyle, 1979 (Jetmore, KS)
  • Philip T. Kyle, 1978 (Jetmore, KS)
  • Karen L. Langston, 1975 (Wichita, KS)
  • Rebecca L. LaRiccia, 1997 (Parker, CO)
  • Christine M. Larson, 2009 (Boise City, OK)
  • Jeffry J. Larson, 1987 (Emporia, KS)
  • Troy A. Larson, 2009 (Lenexa, KS)
  • Candace R. Lattin, 1985 (Iuka, KS)
  • Claude L. Lee, 1962 (Topeka, KS)
  • Jan W. Leuenberger, 1961 (Topeka, KS)
  • Laura H. Lewis, 2004 (Meade, KS)
  • Jennifer J. Lind-Spahn, 1983 (Wichita, KS)
  • Tyler C. Lockett, 1962 (Topeka, KS)
  • Calvin F. Lorentz, 1969 (Fredonia, KS)
  • Daniel L. Love, 1976 (Dodge City, KS)
  • Kurtis I. Loy, 1980 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • Marla J. Luckert, 1980 (Topeka, KS)
  • Thomas G. Luedke, 1986 (Berryton, KS)
  • Kathleen M. Lynch, 1992 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Louis B. Mack, 1976 (Palm Desert, CA)
  • Kelly K. Mahoney, 2002 (Lawton, IA)
  • William M. Malcolm, 1974 (Clay Center, KS)
  • Thomas E. Malone, 1979 (Topeka, KS)
  • Ali N. Marchant, 2007 (Wichita, KS)
  • Norbert C. Marek, 1995 (Holton, KS)
  • Christel E. Marquardt, 1974 (Topeka, KS)
  • John T. Marten, 1976 (Wichita, KS)
  • Robert A. Martinez, 1989 (Shawnee Mission, KS)
  • Rhonda K. Mason, 1996 (Olathe, KS)
  • Mary E. Mattivi, 1994 (Topeka, KS)
  • Faith A. Maughan, 1998 (Wichita, KS)
  • Timothy P. McCarthy, 1982 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Joseph L. McCarville, 1977 (Hutchinson, KS)
  • J. L. McClain, 1971 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Katherine K. McElhinney, 1997 (Olathe, KS)
  • Randall E. McGrath, 1975 (Lawrence, KS)
  • Jennifer A. McLeod, 1997 (Denver, CO)
  • Eric F. Melgren, 1985 (Wichita, KS)
  • Jerry L. Mershon, 1961 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Kristen D. Mickey, 1994 (Scottsbluff, NE)
  • Courtney H. Mikesic, 2005 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Victor W. Miller, 1979 (Topeka, KS)
  • Daniel L. Mitchell, 1973 (Silver Lake, KS)
  • Jerry D. Mitchell, 1983 (Olympia, WA)
  • Tracy E. Mitchell, 1983 (Chehalis, WA)
  • Michael R. Montero, 1996 (Winnemucca, NV)
  • Steven C. Montgomery, 1979 (Paola, KS)
  • Kevin P. Moriarty, 1979 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Nancy L. Moritz, 1985 (Topeka, KS)
  • Joseph W. Morris, 1947 (Tulsa, OK)
  • Robert L. Morton, 1966 (Emporia, KS)
  • William R. Mott, 1995 (Wellington, KS)
  • Penny R. Moylan, 1995 (Topeka, KS)
  • William E. Muret, 1984 (Winfield, KS)
  • James I. Murfin, 1988 (Bel Aire, KS)
  • Jennifer L. Myers, 2003 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Gary L. Nafziger, 1973 (Oskaloosa, KS)
  • Felix R. Neals, 1958 (Rock City Falls, NY)
  • Gary D. Neuharth, 1977 (Ellendale, ND)
  • Nels P. Noel, 1996 (Liberal, KS)
  • Donald R. Noland, 1976 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • James J. Noone, 1947 (Park City, KS)
  • John S. Nyswonger, 1973 (Concordia, KS)

O-S

  • Daniel W. Olsen, 1978 (Raymore, MO)
  • Carl W. Ossmann, 1977 (Topeka, KS)
  • Clark V. Owens, 1975 (Wichita, KS)
  • Nancy E. Parrish, 1984 (Tecumseh, KS)
  • James A. Patton, 1975 (Hiawatha, KS)
  • Clinton B. Peterson, 1996 (Liberal, KS)
  • Ricklin R. Pierce, 1978 (Garden City, KS)
  • Mark B. Pilley, 1979 (Warsaw, MO)
  • David R. Platt, 1977 (Parkville, MO)
  • Sally D. Pokorny, 1978 (Lawrence, KS)
  • Anthony J. Powell, 1991 (Wichita, KS)
  • Michele A. Price, 1983 (Colorado Springs, CO)
  • James T. Pringle, 1980 (Arkansas City, KS)
  • James F. Quinn, 1983 (Eastport, NY)
  • Michael L. Quint, 1975 (Garden City, KS)
  • Richard N. Raleigh, 1973 (Medicine Lodge, KS)
  • Robert E. Reavis, 1987 (Miami, OK)
  • Richard J. Ress, 1979 (Colby, KS)
  • Thomas F. Richardson, 1968 (Garden City, KS)
  • Michael W. Riley, 1991 (Hiawatha, KS)
  • Cheryl A. Rios, 1993 (Topeka, KS)
  • Ronald H. Rogg, 1959 (Overland Park, KS)
  • Eric S. Rosen, 1984 (Topeka, KS)
  • Douglas R. Roth, 1978 (Wichita, KS)
  • Julie S. Roth, 1987 (Montpelier, VT)
  • Steven M. Roth, 1989 (Topeka, KS)
  • Robert H. Royer, 1975 (Abilene, KS)
  • Gary W. Rulon, 1972 (Olathe, KS)
  • Robb W. Rumsey, 1986 (Wichita, KS)
  • Shannon D. Rush, 2013 (Lyndon, KS)
  • Maurice J. Ryan, 1978 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Thomas K. Ryan, 1985 (Shawnee, KS)
  • Norman K. Sanborn, 1950 (Wichita, KS)
  • Christopher D. Sanders, 1990 (Garden City, KS)
  • John E. Sanders, 1969 (El Dorado, KS)
  • Rebecca A. Sanders, 1978 (Topeka, KS)
  • Janette L. Satterfield, 1990 (El Dorado, KS)
  • Glenn D. Schiffner, 1970 (Colby, KS)
  • Jean M. Schmidt, 1982 (Topeka, KS)
  • Edward P. Schneeberger, 1973 (Covina, CA)
  • Peter E. Schoon, 1976 (Loveland, CO)
  • Kim R. Schroeder, 1982 (Topeka, KS)
  • George F. Scott, 1967 (Galena, MO)
  • Thomas J. Scott, 1965 (Lenexa, KS)
  • Jerry A. Seales, 1988 (St. George's, West Indies)
  • Maritza Segarra, 1988 (Junction City, KS)
  • Benjamin J. Sexton, 1986 (Abilene, KS)
  • William N. Shepherd, 1967 (Fair Oaks, CA)
  • Scott I. Showalter, 1984 (Goodland, KS)
  • Shawn R. Showers, 2008 (Washington, IA)
  • Richard A. Shull, 1971 (Wichita, KS)
  • Philip L. Sieve, 1967 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Jane A. Sieve Wilson, 2005 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Bruce Tucker Smith, 1982 (New Orleans, LA)
  • Dean J. Smith, 1959 (Leawood, KS)
  • Frederick R. Smith, 1981 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • James J. Smith, 1966 (Garnett, KS)
  • Jared E. Smith, 2000 (Lutz, FL)
  • Richard M. Smith, 1980 (Mound City, KS)
  • Thomas R. Smith, 1970 (Hugoton, KS)
  • Larry T. Solomon, 1976 (Wichita, KS)
  • Nicholas M. St. Peter, 1985 (Winfield, KS)
  • Guy R. Steier, 1982 (Concordia, KS)
  • James B. Stewart, 1978 (Galesburg, IL)
  • Steve A. Stockard, 1996 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • Charles A. Stokes, 1982 (Celina, TX)
  • Fredrick B. Strothman, 1961 (Grand Junction, CO)
  • Thomas M. Sutherland, 1984 (Lenexa, KS)
  • Lloyd C. Swartz, 1979 (Topeka, KS)
  • Jeffrey L. Syrios, 1988 (Wichita, KS)

T-Z

  • Stephen R. Tatum, 1974 (Olathe, KS)
  • Nelson E. Toburen, 1967 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • Harold R. Towslee, 1971 (Caldwell, TX)
  • David W. Urbom, 1977 (Arapahoe, NE)
  • Bradley G. Urrutia, 1996 (Austin, TX)
  • James W. Van Amburg, 1982 (Platte City, MO)
  • James R. Van Orsdol, 1973 (Keller, TX)
  • Diana K. VanDeHey, 1978 (Arvada, CO)
  • James F. Vano, 1981 (Olathe, KS)
  • Christopher J. Velez, 2010 (Garden City, KS)
  • Philip C. Vieux, 1976 (Garden City, KS)
  • Daniel W. Vokins, 1984 (Olathe, KS)
  • Andrew J. Wachter, 1969 (Pittsburg, KS)
  • Gregory L. Waller, 1972 (Wichita, KS)
  • J. P. Walters, 1993 (Wichita, KS)
  • Mark A. Ward, 1981 (Fort Scott, KS)
  • Daniel A. Washburn, 2001 (Florence, AZ)
  • Steven R. Wassel, 1980 (Elkhorn, WI)
  • Sheldon L. Watkins, 1974 (Mountain Brk, AL)
  • Teresa L. Watson, 1994 (Topeka, KS)
  • Joseph J. Weatherby, 1974 (Fort Morgan, CO)
  • Phyllis K. Webster, 1986 (Wichita, KS)
  • John E. Weckel, 1953 (Salina, KS)
  • John L. Weingart, 1977 (Hiawatha, KS)
  • Mary F. Weir, 1995 (Kansas City, MO)
  • Melvin B. Werner, 1972 (Wichita, KS)
  • Merlin G. Wheeler, 1977 (Emporia, KS)
  • Margaret F. White, 1992 (Council Grove, KS)
  • Jerry C. Whitehead, 1960 (Reno, NV)
  • John C. Whitehead, 1964 (Columbus, NE)
  • Duncan A. Whittier, 1978 (Topeka, KS)
  • Warren M. Wilbert, 1977 (Wichita, KS)
  • Eric N. Williams, 2001 (Wichita, KS)
  • Evelyn Z. Wilson, 1985 (Topeka, KS)
  • John A. Wilson, 1968 (Garnett, KS)
  • Meryl D. Wilson, 1974 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Douglas P. Witteman, 1991 (Le Roy, KS)
  • James A. Witteman, 2002 (Lees Summit, MO)
  • Michael S. Wright, 1985 (Warrenton, MO)
  • Marcia L. Yates Roberts, 1984 (Lenexa, KS)
  • Frank J. Yeoman, 1973 (Topeka, KS)
  • Delia M. York, 1992 (Kansas City, KS)
  • Rene S. Young, 1986 (Salina, KS)

Please send us additions and updates to the above list.

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