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Kansas Judges

Commission on Judicial Conduct 

The commission helps the Supreme Court exercise its responsibility in matters of judicial discipline. 

About the Commission on Judicial Conduct
File a complaint against a judge
Published judicial discipline cases


Judicial Ethics Advisory Panel 

The panel serves in an advisory capacity for judges to seek opinions whether intended future actions comply with the Code of Judicial Conduct.

Judicial ethics advisory opinions


Judges Assistance Committee 

The committee provides help to any Kansas judge in need due to mental or physical disability, or addiction. 

About the Judges Assistance Committee


Become a judge 

There are different paths to becoming a judge that depend on the court on which you want to serve. 

Become a judge
Vacancies in merit-selection districts


Juvenile court training and reporting

As part of juvenile justice reform in 2016, the Office of Judicial Administration designated a training and reporting protocol for judges, county and district attorneys, and defense attorneys who work in juvenile court. 

Juvenile court training protocol and reporting


Financial disclosure documents

All judges must file financial disclosure forms each year. Below is the reporting form and associated documents for calendar year 2023.


Authority to restrict court filings 

Litigants have a right to access the courts, but this right is neither absolute nor unconditional. The Kansas Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee summarized caselaw and statutes that may be imposed to restrict filings by litigants who repeatedly file frivolous, malicious, or duplicative pleadings. This summary of authorities does not constitute a rule or order of the court. 

Summary of Authorities for Judges Considering Whether to Restrict Court Filings


Videoconferencing in Kansas courts

The Kansas Supreme Court appointed a committee to evaluate and develop standards for videoconferencing in all Kansas courts and to recommend the type of equipment and technology to be used. 

Recommendations for Videoconferencing in Kansas Courts

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