Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Burlington judge reappointed to post

By The Herald Staff | 10/2/2013

TOPEKA — The chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday a Burlington judge’s reappointment.

Phillip M. Fromme has been tapped for another two-year term as chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District, effective Jan. 1. The district covers cases in Anderson, Coffey, Franklin and Osage counties. Fromme has served as a district judge since February 1996.

TOPEKA — The chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday a Burlington judge’s reappointment.

Phillip M. Fromme has been tapped for another two-year term as chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District, effective Jan. 1. The district covers cases in Anderson, Coffey, Franklin and Osage counties. Fromme has served as a district judge since February 1996.

“The Kansas Judicial Branch is facing a number of challenges, particularly the underfunding of the courts,” Lawton R. Nuss, Kansas Supreme Court chief justice, said. “We will rely on Chief Judge Fromme’s assistance in facing them.”

Fromme, a graduate of Washburn University and Washburn Law School in Topeka, said he was honored to continue serving.

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