Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday appointed Assistant Solicitor General Rachel Pickering to fill a seat on the Shawnee County bench left open by the retirement of Judge Mark Braun.
Pickering works in the Kansas attorney general's office where she primarily handles criminal appeals in the solicitor general's office. She has spent more than 13 years in government practice, at all levels of litigation.
She's worked as an assistant prosecutor for the Shawnee County district attorney and as a public defender.
She began her career handling intellectual property matters at Hovey Williams in Kansas City.
She earned a . . .