Governor appoints Wine as district judge for 4th District

TOPEKA, Kan. – Before leaving the governor’s position in January, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback appointed Taylor J. Wine, of Lyndon,, Kan., as a district judge in the 4th Judicial District. Wine will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Phillip M. Fromme.

“I am pleased to appoint Taylor Wine to the 4th District court,” Brownback said. “His strong experience serving as a district magistrate judge will serve the citizens in his district well.”

Wine served as a magistrate judge in the 4th District and serves as a municipal judge for five cities. He previously was in private practice in Lyndon. He received his undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University, and a law degree from Southern Methodist University.

The state’s 105 counties are organized into 31 judicial districts.  The district courts serve as the trial courts for the state, overseeing all civil and criminal cases. The 4th Judicial District covers Osage, Anderson, Coffey, and Franklin counties.

Information thanks to Kansas Governor’s Office.

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