Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of Overland Park attorney Keven M.P. O’Grady to the 10th Judicial District of the State of Kansas. O’Grady will take the seat of retiring Judge Peter V. Ruddick.
“Keven has a wealth of experience in family law and business law. His numerous awards and recognitions for excellence speak volumes about his qualifications, and how he will perform his duties,” Gov.Brownback said.
O’Grady is a shareholder in the firm of Ferree, Bunn, O’Grady & Rundberg, Chtd. in Overland Park. He was admitted to the Kansas state bar, the federal bar and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal bar in 1987. He received his undergraduate degree from Rockhurst College and his law degree from the University of Kansas.
O’Grady 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 Judicial District manages Johnson County.