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Governor Sam Brownback makes Judicial Appointment to the 25th District Court

by Eileen Hawley | Jan 29, 2016

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of Ricklin R. Pierce of Garden City as a District Judge for the Kansas 25th District. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Phillip Vieux.

“I am pleased to appoint Ricklin Pierce to the 25th District Court,” said Governor Brownback. “His strong legal background and experience as a Magistrate Judge will serve the citizens of the 25th District well.” 

Pierce currently serves as a District Magistrate Judge in the 25th District. He previously was Finney County Attorney and engaged in the private practice of law. He received his undergraduate and law degrees 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 25th District Court is comprised of Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott and Wichita counties.

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