The Supreme Court appointed Judge Macke Dick to join them in place of Chief Justice Robert E. Davis, who died August 4th.
Judge Macke Dick is currently completing her 22nd year as a district judge.
She has been chief judge of the 27th Judicial District, which consists of Reno County, since 2007.
will sit with the Court
throughout the day to hear oral arguments in the attorney discipline cases and then participate in the high court deliberations and opinion drafting.
Judge Macke Dick has been a District Judge in Reno County since 1989 and has served as Chief Judge since 2007.
election to the bench, she
practiced law in the Hutchinson firm of Branine
, Chalfant and Hill from 1981-1988.
Judge Macke Dick graduated from Kansas State University in with a BS degree, but received her law degree from the University of Kansas.
has been active in numerous legal organizations throughout her
career, including as a member of the executive board of the Kansas District Judges Association
She also has been a member of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Permanency Planning Committee and Juvenile Delinquency Committee.
Judge Macke Dick is married to David Dick and is the mother of three children.