The Douglas County Law Library Board of Trustees is composed of eleven members, the six District Judges of Douglas County and five local attorneys elected by the attorneys in the County. They are:
Charles E. Whitman, Esquire - Term expires 5/2015 -- President of the Board
Past members of the Board of Trustees:
The Honorable Jack A. Murphy, 2001 - 2009.
The Board meets quarterly in January, April, July, and October on the third Thursday of the month at 12:00 noon in the Law Library on the first floor of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center. The meetings are open to the public.
The Douglas County Law Library Board of Trustees was organized pursuant to Kansas Statute 20-3127(b) which reads: The board of trustees of any law library established or governed under this act, and amendments thereto, in Johnson and Sedgwick counties shall consist of five members, two of which shall be judges of the district court, appointed by a consensus of all judges of the district court in those counties, and three of which shall be members of the Johnson or Sedgwick county bar association, appointed by selection of the county bar association pursuant to the Johnson or Sedgwick county bar association's bylaws for two-year terms. The board of trustees of the law library in all other counties shall consist of the district judge or judges of the district court presiding in such county and not less than two attorneys who shall be elected for two-year terms by a majority of the attorneys residing in the county.
For more information, contact the Law Library at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments to: Webmaster: Kerry Altenbernd, Law Librarian, Douglas County Law Library, Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Created: December 2002; Revised: July 18, 2013