TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A Leawood lawyer has been appointed to the 10th Judicial District of Kansas.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s office said Wednesday in a release that Brownback has named Leawood attorney Michael Joyce to the state’s 10th Judicial District, which covers Johnson County. Joyce takes the seat of retiring Judge Lawrence Sheppard.
Joyce was one of three names submitted to Brownback by the district’s nominating commission.