The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed the following certified court reporters to the Kansas Board of Examiners of Court Reporters: Sheila Lyons, 18th Judicial District, Wichita; Vesta York, Wichita.
The Wichita Bar Association presented the following annual awards: Glenn Young Jr., Young, Bogle, McCausland, Wells & Blanchard, Lifetime Achievement Award; David Calvert of David P. Calvert, the Howard C. Kline Distinguished Service Award; Honorable Joseph Bribiesca, the Chester I. Lewis Diversity Achievement Award. The President’s Award was presented to: Christine C. Campbell, Kansas Legal Services; Charles Harris; Honorable Michael J. Hoelscher, 18th Judicial District; Sylvia B. Penner, Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch. The Jonalou Pinnell Distinguished Service Award was presented to Jamie Haig, division manager, U. S. District Court. The Law-in-Education Committee presented the Benson-Batt Award to Mary (Mindy) McPheeters, Spirit AeroSystems. The Young Lawyers Section presented the Liberty Bell Award to Jennifer White, ICT S.O.S.
Ross Hollander, of Joseph, Hollander & Craft, has been ranked among the state’s top tier of labor and employment lawyers by Chambers USA 2018.
Rainbows United has hired Crystal Sheffield as human resources coordinator and Melani Kliewer as volunteer coordinator.