UPDATED: Kelly nominates Bar Association president to appeals court


(Updated to reflect Senate president's reaction)

Gov. Laura Kelly Tuesday morning nominated Lawrence attorney  Sarah Warner to the Kansas Court of Appeals even amid a dispute over whether the governor can still make that appointment.

“Sarah Warner is one of the brightest lawyers in our state and an expert in appellate advocacy,” Kelly said in a statement. “She will bring a wealth of experience and energy to the court.”

Warner, president of the Kansas Bar Association, practices with the Thompson Warner


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