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18th Judicial District

Judge Richard Ballinger

Judge Richard Ballinger

Year Elected:  1992
Administrative Aide:  Debbie Keller
Education:  B.A. Wichita State University, J.D. Washburn University
Prior Work:  Former Chief Judge, 18th Judicial District, Advisory Board Member, Wichita Legal Services; WBA Bench and Bar Committee Member; Civil and Probate Committees of the Wichita Bar Association; Member of the Kansas Sentencing Commission Utilization Committee; Former Chair of the Sedgwick County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee. In charge of coordinating resources, media, (local and national), assignment of courtrooms and coordinating security for the BTK/Dennis Rader case. Former coach, Salvation Army Biddy Basketball and former coach Southwest Boys Club baseball. Father of four children, two still in the home.

Asst. District Attorney - Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office; Associate - Miller, Connelly, & Gribble Law Firm; Richard T Ballinger P.A. Law Firm; Municipal Court Judge - Derby, Kansas; Administrative Hearing Officer - State of Kansas Department of Revenue (DL hearings); faculty - Kansas County and District Attorney's Association; faculty - Sedgwick County Sheriff's Training Academy; faculty - Wichita State University; Speaker - American Bar Association Anti-Trust

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