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18th Judicial District Court Judges

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Division 26

Chief Judge
Jeffrey Goering

Year Elected: 2005

Administrative Aide: Norma Smith

Court Reporter: Mary Castaneda, CSR

Education:

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Division 3

Judge 
Greg Keith

Year Elected: 2016

Administrative Aide: Sandy Cruz

Court Reporter: 

Education: Wichita State University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 6

Judge 
Eric Williams

Year Elected: 2016

Administrative Aide: Christina Ramirez

Court Reporter: 

Education: Wichita State University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 9

Judge 
Christopher Magana

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Beranda Turley

Court Reporter: Becky Fitzmier, CSR

Education: University of Kansas School of Law, Fort Hays State University, Garden City Community College

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Division 12

Judge 
Kevin Smith

Year Elected: 2016

Administrative Aide: Kelsie Voss

Court Reporter: 

Education:

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Division 15

Judge 
David Kaufman

Year Elected: 2002

Administrative Aide: Christine Thomson

Court Reporter: Jackie Robinson, CSR

Education: University of Kansas, University of Kansas School of Law

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Division 18

Judge 
Faith Maughan

Year Elected: 2013

Administrative Aide: Zachary Shay

Court Reporter: Lindsay Hager, CSR

Education: Washburn University School of Law

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Division 21

Presiding Judge - Domestic
Jeff Dewey

Year Elected: 2016

Administrative Aide: Elizabeth Lambert

Court Reporter: 

Education: Wichita State University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 24

Presiding Judge - Criminal
Tyler Roush

Year Elected: 2016

Administrative Aide: Cassandra Nordick

Court Reporter: Sandra Berger

Education: Northwestern University, University of Missouri Business School and Law School

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Division 28

Presiding Judge - Civil Dept.
Eric Commer

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Michelle Vaughn

Court Reporter: 

Education: Sterling College, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 1

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Nara Wright

Court Reporter: 

Education: Washburn University, Oklahoma City University School of Law

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Division 4

Probate Judge 
Robb Rumsey

Year Elected: 2007

Administrative Aide: Michelle Urbano

Court Reporter: 

Education: Newman University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 7

Judge 
Rodger Woods

Year Elected: 2019

Administrative Aide:Deana L. Carter-Garcia

 

Court Reporter: 

Education:  University of Kansas School of Law

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Division 10

Judge 
Bruce Brown

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Jennifer Haislett

Court Reporter: Carri Miles, CSR

Education: Oral Robers University, Pepperdine University School of Law

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Division 13

Judge

Year Elected: 

 

Administrative Aide: Jennyfer Lopez

 

Court Reporter: Deborah Cleveland, CSR

Education: 

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Division 16

Judge 
Kellie Hogan

Year Elected: 2020

Administrative Aide: Garrett Leeds

Court Reporter: 

Education: B.A. and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Kansas

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Division 19

Judge 
Michael Hoelscher

Year Elected: 2015

Administrative Aide: Kim Voss

Court Reporter:

Education: Newman University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 22

Judge 
Deborah Mitchell

Year Elected: 2015

Administrative Aide: Denise Alfaro

Court Reporter: 

Education: University of Kansas, University of Kansas School of Law

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Division 25

Judge 
Sean Hatfield

Year Elected: 2019

Administrative Aide: Melinda Craft

Court Reporter: 

Education:

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Division 29

Judge - Traffic
Shawn Elliott

Year Elected: 2023

Administrative Aide: Kaylee Zunino

Court Reporter: 

Education:

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Division 2

Judge 
David Dahl

Year Elected: 2013

Administrative Aide: Humza A. Khan

Court Reporter: Kristi Yates

Education: Wichita State University, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 5

Judge 
Seth Rundle

Year Elected: 2014

Administrative Aide: Connie Fickler

Court Reporter: Shelly Prytherch

Education: Benedictine College, College of William & Mary

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Division 8

Judge 
Richard A. Macías

Year Elected: 2018

Administrative Aide: Roxane R. Hestermann

Court Reporter: 

Education:Newman University, University of Kansas School of Law

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Division 11

Judge 
Quentin Pittman

Year Elected: 2021

Administrative Aide:  Rita Parrott

Court Reporter: 

Education: 

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Division 14

Presiding Judge - Juvenile Dept. 
Patrick Walters

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Maria Poblador-Nelson

Court Reporter:

Education:

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Division 17

Judge 
Linda Kirby

Year Elected: 2019

Administrative Aide: Tiana Ruiz

Court Reporter: 

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Division 20

Judge 
Stephen Ternes

Year Elected: 2013

Administrative Aide: Ashley Hoover

Court Reporter: Deanne Besen, CSR

Education:

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Division 23

Judge
William Woolley

Year Elected: 2001

Administrative Aide: Julie Latney

Court Reporter: Cindy Childres, CSR

Education:

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Division 27

Judge 
Jeffrey Syrios

Year Elected: 2008

Administrative Aide: Kenadee J. Dotson

Court Reporter: Sharon Williams, CSR

Education: Bethel College, Washburn University School of Law

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Division 30

Judge - Francessca
Montes-Williams

Year Elected: 2023

Administrative Aide: Nicole Baird

Court Reporter: 

Education:

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