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A.J. Wachter reappointed as Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial District in Kansas

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION FOR THE STATE OF KANSAS

Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss announced today that the Supreme Court has reappointed Judge A. J. Wachter to a two-year term as Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial District, effective January 1, 2014. Judge Wachter has served as a district judge since 2002 in the 11th Judicial District. He presides over cases in Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette Counties.

Chief Judge Wachter said, “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial District.”

Chief Judge Wachter, a native of Pittsburg, Kansas, is a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Kansas State College of Pittsburg, and Washburn University Law School.

Chief Justice Nuss said, “I am very pleased to announce Chief Judge Wachter’s reappointment. The Kansas Judicial Branch is facing a number of challenges, particularly the underfunding of the courts. We will rely on Chief Judge Wachter’s assistance in facing them.”

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