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Judge Kathleen L. Sloan

Judge SloanName:  Kathleen L. Sloan

Year of Birth:  1956

Place of Birth:  Kansas City, Missouri

When Appointed:  September 20, 2004

By Whom Appointed:  Governor Kathleen Sebelius

City of Residence:  Overland Park

Family:  Two children

Education:

  • J.D., Kansas University 1991
  • B.A., George Washington University, 1983

Career History:

  • District Court Judge, October 2004 to Present
  • District Court Trustee, 1997 - 2004
  • Private practice, 1996 - 1997
  • Moriarty, Erker & Moore, 1991 - 1995
  • Law Clerk, Tenth Judicial District of Kansas, 1988 - 1991
  • Staff Director, U.S. Rep. Jan Meyers (R-KS), 1985 - 1987
  • Legislative Assistant, U.S. Rep. Larry Winn (R-KS), 1978 - 1984

Civic and Professional Activities:

  • Central Payment Center Oversight Commission, 2001 - 2003
  • Kansas Citizen's Justice Initiative, Appointed by Governor Bill Graves, 1997
  • American Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Kansas Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Johnson County Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Family Law Bench Bar Committee, 1997 - Present
  • Juvenile Bench Bar Committee; 1992 - Present; Chair, 1993 - 1994
  • Johnson County Bar Association Bar Foundation Board of Directors, 1994 - 1999; President, 1996 - 1997
  • Earl E. O'Connor Inn of Court; Associate, 1994 - 1996; Barrister, 1999 - 2005; Board of Directors, 2000 to Present; Membership Chair, 2000 - 2002 and 2004 - 2005; Nominations Chair, 2002 - 2003
  • National Child Support Enforcement Association, 1997 - 2005; Board of Directors, Elected in 2004 to a Three Year Term
  • Kansas Child Support Enforcement Association, 1997 - 2004; Board of Directors, Elected in 2004 to Three Year Term
  • Board of Directors, Johnson County Casa, Inc., 1995 - 2001; President of the Board, 1999 - 2001
  • Board of Directors, Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation, 1998 - 2004
  • Board of Directors, Johnson County Community College Foundation, 1998 - Present
  • Johnson County Advisory Committee - MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault), 2000 - Present
  • Children's Coordinating Council, United Community Services of Johnson County, Member, 1998 - 2003
  • Overland Park South Rotary, Member, 1993 - 1996
  • Paralegal Advisory Board - Johnson County Community College, Member, 1995 - Present
  • "Some Enchanted Evening" Steering Committee (A Scholarship Fundraiser for Johnson County Community College), 1994 - 2003; Co-chair, Corporate Solicitations Committee, 1999; Chair of Event, 2001
  • "Valentine Gala" (A Fundraiser to Benefit Sunflower House, a Child Abuse Prevention Center which services Johnson and Wyandotte County Children); Co-chair of Event, 1998 and 2003
  • Alumni Board, The Barstow School, 1994 - 1997
  • Volunteer, Safehome, 1988 - 1992
  • Volunteer, Pets for Life, 1988 - 1992
  • Overland Park Task Force on Recycling, 1988 - 1992

Publications

"Mandatory Read-Back of Testimony in Criminal Cases," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association. (July, 1994)