Kansas governor makes judicial appointment to the 3rd district court

January 11, 2018 - 8:24 pm

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday, announced the appointment of Mary E. Christopher of Silver Lake as a District Judge in the 3rd District. Christopher will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Frank Yeoman Jr.

“I am pleased to appoint Mary Christopher to the 3rd District,” said Governor Brownback. “I appreciate her willingness to serve the people of Kansas.”

Christopher is a partner with Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, L.L.P. in Topeka. She previously was a staff attorney with the Kansas Health Care Stabilization Fund and a research attorney with the Kansas Supreme Court. She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University, and a law degree from Washburn University.

The state’s 105 counties are organized into 31 Judicial Districts. The district courts serve as the trial courts for the state, overseeing all civil and criminal cases. The 3rd District is comprised of Shawnee Count

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