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Judge James Charles Droege

Judge DroegeName:  James Charles Droege

Year of Birth:  1955

Place of Birth:  St. Louis, MO

When Appointed:  August 7, 2007

By Whom Appointed:  Governor Kathleen Sebelius

City of Residence:  Overland Park

Family:  Married

Education:

  • Washburn University School of Law, Juris Doctorate (December 1983)
  • Wichita State University, Master of Science of Business Administration (May 1981)
  • Wichita State University, Bachelor of Business Administration (May 1978)

Career History:

  • Shawnee County District Attorney's Office, Topeka, Kansas (1984-1985)
  • Morris & Larson, P.C., Overland Park, Kansas (1985-1988)
  • Linde Thomson Langworthy Kohn & Van Dyke, P.C., Overland Park, Kansas (1988-1991)
  • Sole Practitioner - Law Office of J. Charles Droege, Overland Park, Kansas (1991-2007)
  • City Prosecutor, City of DeSoto, Kansas (1996-2001)
  • Municipal Court Judge, City of DeSoto, Kansas (2001-2007)
  • Municipal Court Judge, City of Edgerton, Kansas (2001-2007)
  • Administrative Hearing Officer, Kansas Department of Revenue (2003-2007)

Civic and Professional Activities:

  • Johnson County Bar Association (Member, Ethics & Grievance Committee - 2005-2007)
  • Johnson County Bar Foundation (Past President, Fellow & Member, Board of Trustees - 2003-2010)
  • Earl E. O'Connor Kansas Inns of Court (Board of Directors - 2005 & 2006)
  • KCMBA - Sustaining Member
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Foundation (Fellow)

Other:

Located on 8st floor of courthouse
Docket: Civil
Administrative assistant: Lisa Shaw (913) 715-3820