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Honorable Nancy E. Parrish  
District Court Judges
Title: Division Fourteen
Phone: (785) 251-4067


Chief Judge Nancy E. Parrish Judge Nancy E. Parrish was appointed to the bench in 1994.  She served as Chief Judge from December, 2005 through December, 2013.  She serves on the Pattern Instruction for Kansas Committee and as chair of the 3rd Judicial District Criminal Department.  She was president of the Kansas District Judges Association (2009-2010) and was chair of the Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Child Support Guidelines (2001-2009).  Previously, she served as Secretary of the Dept. of Revenue, as a member of the Board of Tax Appeals and as a State Senator.  She graduated cum laude from K-State and magna cum laude from Washburn Law School and also has a masters in Special Education from KU.  The judge has been an adjunct law professor at Washburn and serves on a number of community boards.  She is married and has four adult sons.  She enjoys reading, water skiing, snow skiing and her grandchildren. 

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