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Chief judge reappointed for Fourth District

Posted in Uncategorized by kofonews on April 11, 2016

TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court has reappointed Phillip Fromme as the chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District. With the reappointment, Fromme will be chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District until the end of 2017.  Fromme normally serves as a judge in Coffey County in Burlington, but the district also includes Franklin, Anderson and Osage counties.  As the chief judge, Fromme has general control over case assignments within the district, as well as general supervisory authority over the administrative and clerical functions of the court.  It’s his second term as chief judge.  “We are glad that Judge Fromme agreed to serve another two years as chief judge, providing continuity in capable leadership in the Fourth Judicial District,” said Lawton Nuss, chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.  “I appreciate the confidence shown in me by the Supreme Court, and the employees and judges of the Fourth Judicial District,” Fromme said. “I look forward to serving the people of my district for another two years.”  He has been a district judge 10 years.  Fromme is a graduate of Washburn University and Washburn University School of Law.

Monday, April 11, 4:30 p.m.

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