Kenneth L. Buettner
, CIVIL APPEALS, District 5, Office 1
Kenneth L. Buettner was appointed to District 5, Office 1, of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals by Governor Frank Keating, and was sworn in February 26, 1996.
is married, has two children, and two grandchildren with one on the way.
Born and raised in Oklahoma City, graduating from John Marshall High School
Graduated Texas Christian University
, with a B.A. in political science (1972); and Southern Methodist University
, J.D. (1975).
Graduate work at University of Denver
and University of Central Oklahoma
Judge Buettner is a member of the Oklahoma County and Oklahoma Bar Associations, as well as the Colorado Bar and State Bar of Texas.
He has served on the OBA Bench & Bar Committee, Civil Procedure Committee, and other OBA and OCBA committees.
He is an Oklahoma Bar Foundation Sustaining Fellow and a Master in the Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court (President 2003-04).
was a participant in Leadership Oklahoma Class XVI and Leadership Edmond Class IX.
He is a trustee of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and was an Edmond Public School Foundation trustee (1995-2001) and St. John's Endowment Fund trustee (1995-2003).
He is also a member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, and has served on the Finance Board, Board of Christian Education, and Pastoral Council.
During his judicial career, Judge Buettner has served as Chief Judge of the Court (2005-2006) , and served on the Oklahoma Judicial Conference Executive Board (2002-2006), and as its President (2005).