State appeals court Judge Anthony Powell announced Monday that he plans to retire after serving nine years on the court.
Powell was appointed to the Court of Appeals by former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in January 2013.
During his time on the court, Powell heard more than 2,000 cases and wrote 672 opinions.
He will retire June 30.
“I’m very proud that I kept my promises to the people of Kansas when I became a judge —to faithfully follow the law and remember that every case is important to the litigants,” Powell said in a statement.
"I have . . .