Judge Thomas E. Foster

Judge FosterName:  Thomas E. Foster

Date of Birth:  October 1953

Place of Birth:  Kansas City, Kansas

When Appointed:  June 1999

By Whom Appointed:  Governor Bill Graves


  • B.A., Regis University
  • J.D., Washburn University

Career History:

  • Private practice of law in Overland Park 1978-1999                                    
  • Kansas District Judge 1999 - present
  • 10th District Chief Judge 2010 - 2011

Civic and Professional Activities:

  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • American Judges Association
  • Treasurer, Kansas District Judges Association
  • Chair, Kansas Child Support Guideline Committee