Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday nominated Labette County District Judge Jeffry Jack for a seat on the state appeals court.
Jack, a former state lawmaker from 2002 to 2005, emerged from a field of 18 candidates vying to replace the retired Judge Patrick McAnany on the Court of Appeals. The Senate must confirm Jack's nomination.
Kelly chose Jack, 57, from among three finalists that included Lawrence attorney Sarah Warner and Wichita attorney Marcia . . .