Judge Neil B. Foth

Judge FothName:  Neil B. Foth

Year of Birth:  1958

Place of Birth:  Topeka, Kansas

When Appointed:  January 6, 2009

By Whom Appointed:  Governor Kathleen Sebelius                

City of Residence:  Lenexa       

Family:  Two  adullt children


  • B.A. English -- University of Kansas, May 1981
  • J.D. -- University of Kansas, May 1984

Career History:

  • 1984-1987 Third Judicial District Public Defender's Office (Shawnee County)
  • 1987-1988 Couch & Pierce, Chtd. - Civil trial practice
  • 1988-2009 Foth & Orrick, LLP (and predecessors) - General trial practice
  • 2009-Present District Court Judge - Family Court and Child in Need of Care dockets

Civic and Professional Activities:

  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Johnson County Family Law Bench-Bar Committee
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas District Judges Association
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
  • American Judges Association
  • Presenter on professional ethics at continuing legal education seminars