DCR 3.115 Judge Pro Tempore

All persons serving as judge pro tempore in this district shall meet or exceed the following criteria: 

1. Licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Kansas; 

2. Five years experience in the practice of law in Shawnee County (or equivalent experience, as approved by the Court); 

3. Complies with the Code of Judicial Conduct while serving the Court and has no pending complaints before bar disciplinary authorities; 

4. Exhibits professional habits of competence, judicial temperament, timeliness, industry, integrity and independence; 

5. Demonstrates special legal expertise in the area of matters presided over; 

6. Generally available to serve at times on short notice and free of conflicts both professionally and in schedule; 

7. Enjoy the continuing approval of the Judges of the Court.