Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of Leawood attorney Paul Gurney to the 10th Judicial District of the State of Kansas. Gurney will take the seat of retiring Judge Thomas H. Bornholdt.
“Paul is a very experienced civil litigation attorney,” Governor Brownback said. “He will bring a unique skill set to the 10th Judicial District.”
Gurney is currently an attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel P. Hansen, where he has worked since 1999. He serves as the Senior Trial Counsel at the firm.
Paul Gurney was one of three names submitted to the Governor by the 10th Judicial District Nominating Commission.
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 10th District covers the entirety of Johnson County.